Bier block anesthesia

Bier block an·es·the·si·a

(bēr blok an'ĕs-thē'zē-ă)
Regional limb anesthesia produced by intravenous injection of local anesthesia; used in conjunction with extremity tourniquet.
[August Bier, 1861-1949, German surgeon]
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August K.G., German surgeon, 1861-1949.
Bier amputation - osteoplastic amputation of the tibia and fibula.
Bier amputation saw
Bier block anesthesia
Bier combined treatment
Bier hyperemia
Bier method - (1) Synonym(s): intravenous regional anesthesia; - (2) treatment of various surgical conditions by reactive hyperemia.
Bier spots - Synonym(s): Marshall-White syndrome
Bier syndrome - Synonym(s): Marshall-White syndrome
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Whistler Health Care Center (2005-2006, Mohr (4)): a retrospective study involving 1,804 patients who received Bier block anesthesia for wrist, hand, and forearm injuries.