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Peripheral Nerve Blocks For The Lower Extremity


JNYSORA VOLUME 10 March 2009 The introduction of long acting local anesthetics with better safety profile, as well as better equipment for continuous techniques have further expanded the utility of peripheral nerve blocks. These developments, coupled with an increased emphasis…

Cutaneous Nerve blocks of the Upper Extremity


A B C Figure 1: Techniques to block the cutaneous nerves of the upper extremity. Essentials Indications: mostly used as a supplement to major blocks of the upper extremity Local anesthetic: 5-10 mL General Considerations Cutaneous nerve blocks of the…

Wrist Block

General, Upper Extermity

A B Figure 1: (A) Technique to accomplish a wrist block. (B) Median nerve block. Needle is inserted medial or lateral to the flexor palmaris longus tendon and carefully advanced to avoid paresthesia. Then 5 mL of local anesthetic is…

Axillary Brachial Plexus Block


Figure 1: The needle is inserted toward the axillary artery (line) until either motor response of the hand or arterial blood on aspiration is obtained. Essentials Indications: forearm and hand surgery Landmarks: axillary artery pulse Any of the following three…