Flashcards in Week 6 Bier Block Etc Deck (22):
IV regional anesthesia, AKA bier block, is appropriate for surgeries up to __ hour(s) in length
But your patient will turn into a squirrel at hour one
Amides or one i'ed esters for bier blocks?
Cuff A goes above or below?
Cuff B goes above or below?
How much to inflate cuff? Systolic plus __
Systolic plus 100
Which cuff to inflate first? B or A?
NEVER deflate cuffs if LA was infused into bier block less than __ minutes prior
For digital block, to avoid hematoma, do this
Avoid multiple needle insertions
Use 25 ga or smaller
Avoid puncturing veins
For digital block, to avoid vascular puncture, do this
Avoid puncturing greater saphenous vein at medial malleolus
For digital block, to avoid gangrene, do this
Limit volume to 2 ml per side
Don't double crush
For digital block, to avoid nerve injury, do this
Stop when patient complains of pain and don't inject against high pressure (intraneuronal)
What is the most common complication of retro bulbar blocks?
Intra arterial injection
What is the name of cranial nerve 2
What is the name of cranial nerve five?
What is the name of cranial nerve ten?
What is so special about the optic nerves?
They are covered by myelin produced by OLIGODENDROCYTES.
They are covered by all three meninges DURA, ARACHNOID, PIA.
Don't give your patient a total spinal by injecting directly into the optic nerve!!
Oculocardiac reflex occurs with pressure on the eye or stimulation of nerves. If you messed with the Trigeminal nerve, would it be afferent or efferent?
Afferent, approaches or directed towards the brain
Oculocardiac reflex occurs with pressure on the eye or stimulation of nerves. If you messed with the Vagus nerve, would it be afferent or efferent?
Efferent, exiting the brain (to the heart)
What nerve provides the majority of sensory component of the eye?
What is five and dime referring to?
Cranial nerves 5 and 10
What is the only cranial nerve providing motor innervation to the eye that is OUTSIDE the orbit?