In this episode, Dr. Batchelor is once again joined by his American friends Dr. David Kermode and Dr. Joel Wells to discuss topical anaesthesia for reducing post operative pain in tonsillectomies.
Resources for this episode:
J Grainger and N. Saravanappa. 2008. Local anaesthetic for post-tonsillectomy pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Otolaryngol 33: 411–419.
M Haksever, S Özmen, D Akduman and F Solmaz. 2014. Topical bupivacaine compared to bupivacaine infiltration for post‑tonsillectomy pain relief in children: a prospective randomized controlled clinical study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 271: 2555–2559. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-3022-6
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