English translation: local anaesthesia

French term or phrase:A.L., anesthésie locale
English translation:local anaesthesia
Entered by: Francesca-M

09:55 May 17, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: A.L.
I am translating a French medical report where the patient has sustained an elbow, more specifically olecranon, fracture while skiing, they hit a rock.
The treatment contains, after "skin disinfection using Betadine", the acronym A.L.; it then goes on with parage (debridement) and stitches, but there is no more context available about it in the rest of the document.
I have no idea what "A.L." could mean, could someone help me please?
Many thanks
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:32
local anaesthesia
AL as anesthésie locale seems likely
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Helen Genevier
Local time: 07:32
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Than you so much for your help! :)

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3 +4local anaesthesia
Helen Genevier



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local anaesthesia

AL as anesthésie locale seems likely

Helen Genevier
Local time: 07:32
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Grading comment
Than you so much for your help! :)
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you! It seems very probable, or at least I hope they did that, considering the procedures the performed.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  dwt2
5 mins
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agree  Alex Grimaldi
25 mins
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agree  Chakib Roula: No doubt.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks Chakib :-)

agree  Anne Schulz
1 day 8 hrs
  -> Thanks Anne :-)
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