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Wrist Blockade 

Wrist Blockade
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Wrist Blockade
Author(s):

David E. Byer

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199743032.003.0018
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date: 11 December 2019

Wrist blockade anesthetizes the median, ulnar, and radial nerves at the level of the wrist. 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.

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