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This pain management guideline was written by the staff of the Children's Pain Management Service for the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.This guideline may NOT be suitable for use in other institutions
A range of catheters may be used.
The kits used at RCH
The effectiveness of the analgesia should be recorded in the Nursing Progress notes or in the appropriate clinical pathway.
Call CPMS URGENTLY if any of the following occur:
An accredited Registered Nurse can remove the regional anaesthetic catheter after instruction by CPMS or an anaesthetist.
Guideline review date:First version 2006, Updated Feb 2017