Lower extremity peripheral nerve blocks in children

Carmen Simion, Santhanam Suresh*

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Abstract

Children undergo a variety of orthopedic procedures. Although caudal block and opioids are used frequently, peripheral nerve blockade is gaining popularity in the pediatric population due to advancement in technique and technology and also due to the duration of analgesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-228
Number of pages7
JournalTechniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2007

Keywords

  • Bupivacaine
  • Lower extremity
  • Lumbar plexus
  • Pediatrics
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Sciatic nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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