Importance of the Upper Extremity Position for a Safe and Effective Axillary Block: a Comparative Study


Ozturk O., Tezcan A. H. , Bilge A. , Erdem E., Yagmurdur H., Dost B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION, vol.45, no.3, pp.164-168, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjar.2017.33349
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-168

Abstract

Objective: Our aim was to determine the ideal position of upper extremities during ultrasonography guidance for axillary block. The position that provides the shortest distance between the median and musculocutaneous nerves was assumed to be the most appropriate position for axillary block.