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Flashcards in Supraclavicular block Deck (6)
1

the Supraclavicular blocks what part go the brachial plexus

3 trunks
superior
middle
inferior

2

What is special about the trunk area of the brachial plexus that the Supraclavicular block is placed

most compact area of the brachial plexus

3

is the ulnar nerve covered with the Supraclavicular block

yep

4

what is the biggest complication related to the Supraclavicular block

pneumothorax (1-6%)

5

what is the usual entry point for the Supraclavicular block

2 cm cephalic the midpoint of clavicle

6

what is the usual volume used in an Supraclavicular block

40 mLs

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