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Title: Superior laryngeal nerve block: an anatomical study comparing two techniques
Epworth Authors: Poon, Laurence
Other Authors: Canty, David
Keywords: Critical Care Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Superior Laryngeal Nerve Block
Anterior Approach
Posterior Approach
Thyroid Notch
Issue Date: Nov-2014
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: J Clin Anesth. 2014 Nov;26(7):517-22
Abstract: To determine whether an anterior approach is as successful as the conventional posterior approach to superior laryngeal nerve block. Prospective observational study. University anatomy laboratory. PATIENTS: 20 formalin-fixed adult human cadavers. Simulated superior laryngeal nerve blocks were performed by a single operator using 3 mL of 0.01% analine blue dye with a 23-gauge Quincke tip needle.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.03.005
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ISSN: 0952-8180
Journal Title: Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Prospective Observational Study
Appears in Collections:Critical Care

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