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Board Review Anesthesia

Topical Anesthetics for Open Wounds: Changing Perception and the Patient Experience

Scott Hirsh, DPM, DABPS

Scott Hirsh, DPM, DABPS describes the topical anesthesia options available for the painful wound. Dr Hirsh discusses the benefits of these agents for the perception of pain and ultimate improvement of the patient experience.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Define perception
  2. List the four psychological elements for an optimal patient experience
  3. Describe the role of topical anesthesia in improving the patient experience
  4. Review the mechanism of action, indications and benefits of different types of topical anesthetic agents
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  • Author
  • Scott Hirsh, DPM, DABPS

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    Scott Hirsh has nothing to disclose.