Monitoring Requirements for Patients Receiving Regional Anesthesia

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant), Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).

  • Tags:

    CPNB, Epidural, Nerve Blocks, Policy.

  • Type of Document:

    Medication Guideline, Nursing Guideline, Pain Assessment Protocol, Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Cancer pain, Critical care, Disease related pain, General, Other, Palliative, Post-operative, Procedural.

  • Author:

    Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Ontario, CA

The purpose of this document is to inform health care providers of the monitoring and assessment
requirements for patients receiving regional anaesthesia via continuous epidural infusion or continuous
peripheral nerve block.