Local Anesthetic Case #1

Choose the correct answer for each question.

  •  A 43 year-old woman was admitted to same-day surgery for surgical decompression of the carpal tunnel of the left wrist.
  •  The anesthetist decided to perform a Bier block,which allow rapid recovery following be procedure.
  • case author: Hugh S. Mathewson, M.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Allied Health, Department of Nurse Anesthesia, University of Kansas Medical Center
    case editor: Michael Gordon, Ph.D.