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1

Axillary Block:

what nerve is not in the axillary sheath

 

musculocutaneous n.

 

2

Axillary Block​:

where is the musculocutaneous n. located

in the coroicobrachialis muscle

3

Axillary Block​:

what are the 4 nerves blocked

 

Musculocutaneous

Median

Ulnar

Radius

 

4

Axillary Block​:

picture  notice the location of nerves remember MM's Under the Rug 

for Left arm If going in a circle from anterior lateral counterclockwise

Musculocutaneous

Median

Ulnar

Radius

 

 

 

 

 

5

same as last slide but right 

 

6

Axillary block:

what becomes the axillary artery?

 

Subclavian artery

7

Axillary block:

is the most popuar block for blocking nerves where?

of the arm

8

Axillary block:

places the most intense block on what nerve

ulnar

9

Axillary block:

how much LA is injected

40 mLs

10

what is the #1 reason all blocks seem to fail?

not enough time to set up

11

Axillary block:

what is the cause of patchy blocks

fascial septa

12

if you have a patchy block what is a good rescue block

 

ulnar elbow

 

13

how much LA is injected for an ulnar elbow block

 

4 mLs

 

14

how do u perform an ulnar elbow block

flex elbow 90 degrees

Identify medial condyle of humerus

Insert needle b/t medial condyle of humerous and olecronon process 

15

picture of ulnar elbow block

 

16

Axillary block:

what is another block beside ulnar at the elbow for a patchy axillary block?

median and radial nerve block at elbow

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