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Radial Nerve Block

Rapid Summary
5 Minute Video

Where you put the probe and needle:

radial nerve block

• Identify radial artery near wrist, radial nerve lies on radial aspect of artery!
• Slide proximal to find easiest access to nerve for in-plane injection

radial

• Injecting anesthetic alongside radial nerve

Where you put the probe and needle:

radial nerve block
  • Identify radial artery near wrist, radial nerve lies on radial aspect of artery!
  • Slide proximal to find easiest access to nerve for in-plane injection
radial
  • Injecting anesthetic alongside radial nerve