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A Simple, Inexpensive Needle Assembly for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation and Neural Blockade
  1. Jayson A. Hymes, MD, MPH
  1. From the Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia


Shielded needles can be purchased commercially, but they are relatively expensive and often unavailabie when needed. A design for a simple, inexpensive shielded needle assembly is presented as an alternative to ready made examples.

  • Regional block
  • Nerve stimuiator
  • Shielded needle

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