‘Kiddie caudal’ anesthesia seems safe, but still more to learn

22 diciembre 2014

A recent report provided anesthesiologists with reassuring data on the safety of caudal nerve block—sometimes called the «kiddie caudal»—for infants and young children undergoing surgery. But an editorial in the same journal draws attention to some important limitations of the study and to the need for further research on the safety and efficacy of this widely used pediatric anesthesia technique.