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Author Manikandan, Sethuraman ♦ Neema, P. K. ♦ Rathod, Ramesh Chandra
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Therapeutics ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Physical Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences
Subject Keyword Anaesthesia
Abstract Ultrasound has been widely used to locate nerves for various nerve blocks. The potential advantages of using ultrasound imaging for nerve blocks include reduction in the amount of local anaesthetic required, improved success rate, reduced time to perform the block and reduced complication rate. We describe the successful performance of ultrasound-guided bilateral superior laryngeal nerve block to facilitate awake fibreoptic intubation in a patient presenting for emergency surgery on the cervical spine.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Volume Number 38
Issue Number 5
Page Count 3
Starting Page 946
Ending Page 948