2017.1 : SAQ 7

Discuss the factors affecting duration of action of a local anaesthetic block to a major peripheral nerve.

BT_RA 1.3

Lot of patient interest out there in you knowing this.

Less lipid soluble drugs have a longer duration of action  TRUE/FALSE

Low protein binding causes a longer duration of action  TRUE/FALSE

Large molecules have a longer duration of action  TRUE/FALSE

Less vascular areas have a longer duration of action  TRUE/FALSE

In an elderly patient there will be a longer duration of action  TRUE/FALSE

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