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July 16, 2024

The role of periarticular injections in total knee arthroplasty: Insights from a recent study

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a common surgical procedure for patients with severe knee osteoarthritis, aimed at alleviating pain and improving function. Effective postoperative pain management is critical for patient recovery, mobility, and satis...
July 11, 2024

Efficacy of therapies for post-dural puncture headache (PDPH)

Introduction Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a significant complication following neuraxial procedures, impacting patient quality of life. Thon et al. 2024’s recent review highlights key advancements in prophylactic and therapeutic measu...
July 9, 2024

Extravascular Injection of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: Understanding Risks and Management

Neuromuscular blocking drugs (NMBDs) are typically administered intravenously to facilitate muscle relaxation during surgical procedures. However, accidental extravasation (injection outside the vein) can occur, leading to unpredictable and prolonged...
July 4, 2024

ESP blocks combined with cryoablation show promise in reducing opioid use for Nuss procedure

A recent study published in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine explores an innovative pain management strategy for patients undergoing the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum repair. The research, conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of ...
July 2, 2024

Mastering IV Catheter Gauge Selection

Selecting the appropriate IV catheter gauge is crucial, impacting fluid administration and patient outcomes. Beyond basic knowledge, an advanced understanding of gauge selection can significantly enhance clinical practice, ensuring optimal treatment ...
June 27, 2024

Exciting update: Anterior femoral cutaneous nerve block technique added to the NYSORA Nerve Blocks App

We added the Anterior Femoral Cutaneous Nerve (AFCN) Block technique to the NYSORA Nerve Blocks App. This innovative technique enhances pain management for anteromedial  thigh and knee procedures. Technique overview The AFCN Block is performed at the...
June 25, 2024

The long-term benefits and risks of neuraxial analgesia in labor

Neuraxial analgesia remains the gold standard for pain relief in labor, providing effective and well-tolerated analgesia. A recent review by Kearns, Broom, and Lucas explores the potential long-term effects of neuraxial analgesia on mothers and their...
June 20, 2024

Insights into peripartum cardiac arrest

Peripartum cardiac arrest, a rare but critical medical emergency, requires prompt and coordinated intervention to improve survival outcomes for both mother and baby. The primary causes of maternal cardiac arrest vary by region but generally include h...
June 18, 2024

Gastric ultrasound study identifies key metrics

A recent meta-analysis underscores the importance of gastric ultrasound in anesthetic practice, particularly for assessing the risk of pulmonary aspiration due to gastric contents. This study aims to establish a reliable upper limit for normal gastri...
1. Third Occipital Nerve and Cervical Medial Branch Nerve Block
2. Cervical Zygapophyseal (Facet) Intra-Articular Injection
3. Cervical Nerve Root Block
4. Thoracic Paravertebral Block
5. Lumbar Facet Nerve Block and Intra-articular injection
6. Lumbar Nerve Root (Periradicular) Injections
7. Central Neuraxial Blocks
8. Caudal Epidural Injections
9. Sacroiliac Joint Injection
10. Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block
11. Celiac Plexus Block and Neurolysis
12. Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, and Genitofemoral Nerve block
13. Piriformis Muscle Injection
14. Pudendal Nerve block
15. Ganglion Impar Injection
16. Superficial Trigeminal Nerve Blocks
17. Greater Occipital Nerve Block
18. Cervical Sympathetic Block
19. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
20. Suprascapular Nerve Block
21. Intercostal Nerve Block
22. Subacromial/Subdeltoid Bursa Injections
23. Biceps Tendon Sheath (Biceps – Long Head) Injections
24. Acromioclavicular Joint Injections
25. Glenohumeral Joint Injections
26. Subscapularis Tendon/Subscapularis Bursa Injections
27. Sternoclavicular Joint Injections
28. Carpal Tunnel Injections
29. Trigger Finger Injections
30. Wrist Injections
31. Injections for Tendon Dysfunction
32. Elbow Injections
33. Intra-articular Hip Injections
34. Knee Injections
36. Atlanto-Axial and Atlanto-Occipital Joint Injections
37. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
38. Occipital Stimulation
39. Groin Stimulation
40. Cervical Diskography and Intradiskal Procedures