In this video Dr Alan Macfarlane, consultant anaesthetist from Glasgow, UK, describes the potential outcome benefits of regional anaesthesia beyond excellent pain control, and whether these outweigh the risks of regional anesthesia. Read his article on this topic in BJA Education 2018; 18 (2): 52-56.
Dr Macfarlane trained in the West of Scotland and Toronto and is a consultant anaesthetist in Glasgow, Scotland where he works as a full time clinician. He also remains active in research, is treasurer of RA-UK, is on the editorial board of BJA Education and regularly teaches both nationally and internationally. You can follow Dr. Macfarlane on twitter @ajrmacfarlane