17 Oct 2016

The benefits of regional anaesthesia

From Nine To Noon, 9:28 am on 17 October 2016

Kathryn Ryan speaks to Dr James Cameron about regional anaesthesia, a procedure where drugs are injected near nerve centres to numb a particular area of the body like an arm or leg. He says it has several benefits over a general anaesthetic - including quicker recovery time, less nausea and less suppression of the immune system.