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    RE: PEC blocks

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    Hi I’m Florin Orza in a very busy private practice in North Carolina in Charlotte I don’t have time and the luxury to do it this way but I completely agree with you. The blocks should be done at the beginning of the case preemptively otherwise you don’t ...

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    RE: PEC blocks

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    I do all of my blocks, including PECS, post induction and before surgery. I believe in preemptive analgesia and that the pain pathways should be blocked before they are stimulated. If you do your blocks in a block room before starting anesthesia, full ...

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    RE: PEC blocks

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    A few questions first: For patients in POH getting fascial plane blocks or PNBs, are all your patients having EKG, pulse ox and NIBP monitoring? Is there a difference in monitoring for pts not getting sedation or getting light sedation? I.e. ...

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    RE: PEC blocks

    Posted in: ASRA Connect

    I'm not an expert, but l block pre-induction, post-induction and sometimes at the end of the case. It depends on 1) how important the pre-emptive analgesic effect is. 2) how anxious or tolerant the patient is 3) how long the surgery is But this raises ...

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