Nothing replaces a discussion between a patient and their anaesthetist prior to their surgery on their day of operation. However, here are a few resources that give general information regarding specific types of surgery.
- Information from the Royal College of Anaesthetists here
- Information from The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists here
For more information about canberra microsurgery, click on this link
GASTROSCOPY AND COLONOSCOPY
HIP AND KNEE SURGERY
SHOULDER and UPPER LIMB SURGERY
EPIDURAL ANALGESIA (PAIN RELIEF) IN LABOUR
I have prepared a video that describes the procedure of epidural insertion, its risks and complications. If you would like to see it, it is located at
You will need to contact me by email for a password.
Please note that for advice on your particular requirements, you should consult with your anaesthetist.