field block anesthesia


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Related to field block anesthesia: nerve block anesthesia, general anesthesia

field block an·es·the·si·a

conduction anesthesia in which small nerves are not anesthetized individually, as in nerve block anesthesia, but instead are blocked en masse by local anesthetic solution injected to form a barrier proximal to the operative site.

field block an·es·the·si·a

(fēld blok anes-thēzē-ă)
Conduction anesthesia in which small nerves are not anesthetized individually but instead are blocked en masse by local anesthetic solution injected to form a barrier proximal to the operative site.