Ulnar Nerve Block Periprocedural Care

Updated: Mar 18, 2019
  • Author: Bassem Abraham, MD; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Periprocedural Care

Equipment

See the list below:

  • ASA standard monitors (especially if conscious sedation will be provided)

  • Pack of sterile towels and sterile gloves

  • Chlorhexidine sticks

  • High-frequency (10-15 MHz) 25-mm probe

  • Tegaderm and ultrasound gel

  • Nerve stimulator (if the stimulation technique will be combined with the ultrasound technique)

  • 25-gauge needle for skin infiltration

  • 5-cm 22-gauge blunt needle

  • Local anesthetic for the block