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nerve block

[′nərv ‚bläk]
(neuroscience)
Interruption of impulse transmission through a nerve.
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The introduction of this solution reinforces our commitment to giving clinicians the tools they need to make administering continuous nerve blocks simpler and easier, reducing the reliance on prescription opioids for post-operative pain.
To minimize the technique variability, only five attending physician anesthesiologists and two anesthesiology pain fellows performed the supraclavicular nerve blocks using a protocoled approach.
Continuous adductor canal blocks are superior to continuous femoral nerve blocks in promoting early ambulation after TKA.
The mandibular teeth are more prone to anesthetic failure than maxillary teeth due to difficulty in inferior alveolar nerve block and nerve sub-branches [2].
The diagnosis of occipital neuralgia was made with recommendations for bilateral occipital nerve blocks and the addition of gabapentin to his regimen.
In this edition of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Fowler and Christelis present an opinion article (1) that tantalisingly poses a question as its title: "High volume local infiltration analgesia (HVLIA) compared to peripheral nerve block for hip and knee arthroplasty--what is the evidence?
Recent research is beginning to investigate outcomes in the acute care setting for patients who have undergone TKA with the femoral nerve blocks, especially those receiving the continuous femoral nerve blocks.
36-42) Cervical nerve blocks that target the nerve along its extraspinal course using fluoroscopy may be a safer alternative.
The day surgical unit at Singleton Hospital, in Swansea, is using nerve blocks - also known as regional anaesthesia - to revolutionise complex operations on patients' arms and hands.
Evaluation of brachial plexus nerve blocks in different avian species might also be prudent because the mallard duck might not be an appropriate avian model for this technique.
Distribution of upper and lower extremity nerve blocks using ultrasound.