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Intercostal nerve blocks:
the intercostal nerves are primarily for in what rami

T1-T12

2

Intercostal nerve blocks:
What are the benefits?

decrease need for opioids
Decrease risk of rest depression
Postop pain control s/o thoracic/abd sx
Control rib fx pain

3

Intercostal nerve blocks:
complications

pneumothorax
Toxicity (LA)
total spinal
nerve injury

4

what type of sx would a ilioguinal and iliohypogastric nerve block be good for

inguinal hernia

5

Retrobulbar block:
what are the complications

Retrobulbar injection
retrobulbar hemorrhage
Intaarterial injection (most common)
Injection into optic nerve
Oculocardiac reflex

6

what is the minimum amount of time the tourniquet should be up with a bier block

20 min

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