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Regional Anesthesia in the COVID-19 Pandemic

  How would you manage a 60-year-old COVID-19 positive patient with acute foot ischemia, who needs urgent thrombectomy of the tibial artery? With bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, general anesthesia poses the ...

COVID-19 Management

Anne-Sophie Van Haver: COVID-19 Belgian Update (April 17th, 2020) aa  Sharing COVID-19 Experience: Improving ICU Management Consensus Guidelines for Managing the Airway in Patients with COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance for Chronic Pain ...

Regional Anesthesia for Emergency Surgeries

  The COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in a huge strain on the health care systems and requires extra precautions for the protection of the health care providers. Regional anesthetic techniques ...

COVID-19 Prevention

  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidance: What to wear and when? Social Distancing During Running, Walking and Cycling    

Ultrasound-Guided Ankle Block: NYSORA Web App

  Here’s how to perform an ankle block, one of the most useful regional anesthesia techniques for foot surgery. Among its advantages, the preservation of ankle mobility facilitates unassisted ...

The Hip Block: New addition to NYSORA’s Web-App

  Several alternative analgesic techniques have been recently suggested for hip pain (e.g., surgery, fractures, chronic pain). They all consist of an injection of a local anesthetic in proximity ...

Optimizing the Ultrasound Image

  Certain basic principles of optimizing an ultrasound image are applicable to all nerve blocks. For instance, sonography requires an understanding of mechanics and ergonomics. Novices are subject to errors ...

Epidural Analgesia Using NYSORA SIMULATORS™

Epidural analgesia and anesthesia are commonly used for pain relief during labor, or to provide anesthesia or analgesia during surgery. Proper training and technical skills and essential for success and ...