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Cervical Plexus Blockade

Laurence C. Torsher and James R. Hebl

in Mayo Clinic Atlas of Regional Anesthesia and Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blockade

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743032
Published online June 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199929597 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743032.003.0009

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Cervical Plexus Blockade

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Cervical plexus blockade produces anesthesia of the neck, shoulder, and upper pectoral and occipital regions. Relevant anatomy for this blockade is described. For both deep and superficial blocks, the following topics are reviewed: clinical applications, patient position, needle redirection cues, and side effects and complications.

Chapter.  1658 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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