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1
Q

Intercostal nerve blocks:

the intercostal nerves are primarily for in what rami

A

T1-T12

2
Q

Intercostal nerve blocks:

What are the benefits?

A

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

3
Q

Intercostal nerve blocks:

complications

A

pneumothorax
Toxicity (LA)
total spinal
nerve injury

4
Q

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

A

inguinal hernia

5
Q

Retrobulbar block:

what are the complications

A
Retrobulbar injection
retrobulbar hemorrhage
Intaarterial injection (most common)
Injection into optic nerve
Oculocardiac reflex
6
Q

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

A

20 min

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