Flashcards in Interscalene Block Deck (10)
the inter scalene is best for what type of sx
what level of cervical is the cricord cartilage located?
what is the usual insertion site for inter scalene
where C6 and EJ intersect
where is the most intense blockade from an interscalene block
what nerve is frequently missed with an interscalene block
ulnar nerve C8-T1
with the inter scalene block what is an artery you may puncture
a complication of the inter scalene bock is the accidental blockade of what nerve
what puts are not good candidates for this block and why?
pt's w/ respiratory distress and decreased FRC
B/c of phrenic nerve blockade
what is the usual amount of volume for a interscalene block