Chapter

Supraclavicular Blockade

Adam K. Jacob and Kenneth P. Scott

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/9780199743032.003.0013

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Supraclavicular Blockade

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Supraclavicular block is used for procedures of the upper extremity distal to the shoulder, including the elbow, forearm, and hand. The following aspects of the procedure are reviewed: clinical applications, relevant anatomy, patient position, technique (including neural localization techniques, needle insertion site, and needle redirection cues), and side effects and complications. Use of ultrasound guidance for this block is also reviewed.

Chapter.  1760 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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