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nerve block

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

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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The PK profile at sites that have not been evaluated is still unknown, and the Applicant has not provided an adequate rationale to support extrapolation of the PK and safety data to other commonly performed nerve blocks.
Patients who receive regional anesthesia, such as peripheral nerve blocks, epidurals or spinal anesthesia, were most likely to overestimate their postoperative pain.
To compare the pain levels in supraorbital/supratrochlear nerve blocks with and without the use of vibration in patients undergoing hair restoration.
Peripheral nerve blocks offer effective analgesia and decrease the need for opioids, thereby reducing the complications associated with the use of this class of drug (3-6).
Use of nerve stimulator and ultrasound guided nerve blocks have been described in other countries more successfully4-7.
Femoralsciatic nerve blocks for complex outpatient knee surgery are associated with less postoperative pain before same-day discharge: a review of 1,200 consecutive cases from the period 1996-1999.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 19, 2016-Milestone Scientific to market and distribute novel instrument for equine maxillary nerve blocks in partnership with MILA International
The whole eye was examined clinically to check ocular reflexes and evaluate the injury's extent without any sedation and nerve blocks.
The third edition of this regional anesthesia guide comes from editors Meier and Buettner and includes updated figures, online video access, and new sections on ultrasound-assisted nerve blocks and pediatric regional anesthesia.
16) investigated the use of peripheral nerve blocks and trigger point injections in headache patients by headache practitioners in the USA.