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Anaesthesia

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Which of the following is not true about spinal anaesthesia:



A Useful for lower limb surgery

B Produces complete sensory and motor paralysis below the level

C Autonomic fibers are effected above the sensory level

D Can be used for surgery with full stomach

Ans. B

Produces complete sensory and motor paralysis below the level

In spinal autonomic level is 2 segments higher than sensory which is 2 segments higher than motor. So sensory blockade will not only be below the level but will also extend 2 segments (and sometimes 4 segments also) above the motor level.

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