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Crile's method

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A technique to eliminate pre-operative fear and tension.


The anoci-association in which local and general anaesthesia are combined in sequence to eliminate pre-operative fear and tension.


  • G. W. Crile:
    The kinetic theory of shock and its prevention through anoci-association (shockless operation). Lancet, 1913, 2: 7-16.

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