nerve block

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nerve block

n.
A blocking of the passage of impulses along a nerve, especially by administration of a local anesthetic.
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nerve block

n
(Medicine) induction of anaesthesia in a specific part of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic close to the sensory nerves that supply it
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In the Component 2, we had 69% incorrect responses regarding the method of checking the effectiveness of inferior alveolar nerve block, 23.6% incorrect responses concerning lingual nerve block and 31.4% incorrect responses concerning long buccal nerve block.
Success of both conventional nerve block (i.e inferior alveolar nerve block, lingual nerve block and long buccal nerve block) and GANB anesthesia in Group A and Group B were checked three minutes after the commencement of injections by patients self-reporting loss of sensations of respective lip, half side of tongue and skin over angle of mandible (GANB).The patients were subjected to similar type of surgery and surgical procedure was carried out in conventional manner including flap elevation, bone removal, tooth sectioning (if needed), tooth retrieval out of socket and finally wound closure with stitches.
Conventional IANB was performed by depositing anesthetic agent of 2ml of 2% lignocaine hydrochloride (Septodent France) and epinephrine 1: 100,000 using 27-gauge disposable needle in pterygomandibular space while retrieving needle lingual nerve block, and after withdrawing needle long buccal nerve blocks were also performed in both groups.