EMLA

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AcronymDefinition
EMLAEutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics
EMLAEstudios Migratorios LatinoAmericanos
EMLAEnvironmental Management and Law Association
EMLAEuropean Medical Laser Association
EMLAElectro-Mechanical Linear Actuator
EMLAEthnic Minority Language and Achievement (UK education)
EMLAEuropean Master of Landscape Architecture
EMLAEmergency Medical Locators for Adoptees
EMLAEanes Multisensory Language Arts
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Absorption of lidocaine and priIocaine after application of a eutectic mixture of local anesthetics (EMLA) on normal and diseased skin.
Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics (EMLA) cream is one of these anesthetics.
Patients received three consecutive monthly injections using three different analgesic protocols: inhaled nitrous oxide and oxygen ([N.sub.2]O/[O.sub.2]) and a placebo cream; EMLA (Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics) cream and inhaled air (placebo); and a combination of both treatments.
Previous studies have demonstrated dorsal penile nerve block (DPNB), subcutaneous ring block, and some topical anesthetic formulations (eg, eutectic mixture of local anesthetics cream) to be effective.[10-16] The barriers to offering analgesia or anesthesia are related to a variety of factors, such as new skill acquisition, fear of complications, or inconvenience of technique.[17-19] The circumcision policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1999 acknowledged that analgesia was safe and effective and that adequate pain relief should be provided.[20]
A more potent product called EMLA (eutectic mixture of local anesthetics) is available by prescription, it should be applied 60 to 90 minutes before injecting.