Bier's method

Bier's method

(bîrz)
n.
A method for administering anesthesia to a part through intravenous injections of anesthesia after the part has been constricted and elevated so as to be exsanguinated.
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Bier’s method

(1) Intravenous regional anaesthesia.
(2) An obsolete therapeutic modality for treating various surgical conditions based on inducing hyperaemia.
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