Regional anesthesia in austere environments

Chester C. Buckenmaier, Evan H. Lee, Cynthia H. Shields, John B. Sampson, John H. Chiles

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Military anesthesiologists must master the complexities of modern anesthesia at home, like their civilian counterparts, and also be prepared to provide effective, safe anesthesia in the chaotic and austere environment of the modern battlefield. This article describes the Army Regional Anesthesia Initiative and Operational Anesthesia Rotation programs designed to facilitate this difficult goal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-327
Number of pages7
JournalRegional anesthesia and pain medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Austere environments
  • Military anesthesia
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Regional anesthesia training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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