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digital block

Injection of a regional anesthetic into the proximal portion of a finger or toe.
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In that situation she turns mainly to the traditional digital block, which doesn't interfere with digital landmarks and effectively anesthetizes both the paired digital and volar nerves.
Implementation results for digital block Digital Blocks Equivalent Ratio (%) Gates (1) (k) Filter & Compensation 64.
Anesthetic effect as measured by less pain and duration of effect was superior in the patients receiving digital block with epinephrine (P = .
As with digital block of the fingers, co-administration of epinephrine must be strictly avoided as this can cause spasm of the end arteries supplying the digits, potentially resulting in ischemia and even necrosis of areas more distal.
Rosen recommended administering a digital block, a eutectic mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine, or local anesthesia before injecting the medication.
One is a market-hardened user that has just installed its second digital press, while the other is a new kid on the digital block.
Maguire W, Reisdorff EJ, Smith D, et al: Epinephrine-induced vasospasm reversed by phentolamine digital block.
While the text is unwaveringly superb, I am disappointed at the lack of accuracy and clarity of some of the illustrations, Particularly the line drawings, For instance, a digital block is illustrated as being administered at the level of the nail, Schiotz tonometry is shown with the patient upright rather than supine, and an illustration of a "spinal needle" for a suprapubic tap is obviously a suprapubic catheter over a trocar.
Wigley's management approach begins with rest and warming of the affected hand, followed quickly by a local digital block.
The procedure is performed using a digital block and tourniquet at the toe base.
The laceration was repaired under digital block, and she was discharged.
Wigley said he performs a rapid chemical sympathectomy at the bedside or in the office, using lidocaine for a digital block.

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