Intercostal Nerve Blocks

Chapter

Abstract

Intercostal nerve blocks (INB) are relatively simple to perform and can provide excellent analgesia or anesthesia to the human torso. They provide relatively well-defined anatomical coverage, making them both an excellent diagnostic tool and a reliable therapeutic procedure. In addition, they are among the simplest of peripheral nerve blocks performed with a relatively low incidence of complications.

Keywords

Toxicity Catheter Respiration Syringe Dexamethasone 

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  1. 1.Southside Pain SolutionsDanvilleUSA

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