Regional Anesthesia LMS Updates

New Addition: Nerve Blocks of the Face

Regional anesthesia is commonly used for postoperative pain management to decrease postoperative pain and opioid consumption following head and neck surgery. Myriad techniques can be used for both acute and ...

New Addition: Neuraxal Anatomy

The vertebral column forms part of the axis of the human body, extending in the midline from the base of the skull to the pelvis. Its four primary functions are ...

New addition: Rectus sheath block!

This month’s addition to the NYSORA LMS is the rectus sheath block. A blockade that is commonly used in the pediatric population for umbilical hernia repair and has important ...

Subsartorial Blocks

 The anatomy of the adductor canal and its role in the multimodal analgesic regimen for knee arthroplasty is a frequently discussed topic during the NYSORA workshops. Here are some answers ...

New addition: Hip Block!

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 to ...

New Addition: IPACK BLOCK!

In NYSORA we continue working to create new educational content that combines the latest evidence-based information with requests from NYSORA readers. This month’s addition to the NYSORA web application ...

Anesthesia Pathways for Orthopedic Surgery

Carpal Tunnel and Hand Surgery Carpal tunnel release is typically an ambulatory surgical procedure. It can be performed under local anesthesia, regional anesthesia or brief general anesthetic. In our institution, ...