Superficial and deep cervical plexus block: technical considerations.

@article{Masters1995SuperficialAD,
  title={Superficial and deep cervical plexus block: technical considerations.},
  author={Roger D. Masters and Elizabeth J. Castresana and Manuel R. Castresana},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          235-43
        }
}
Regional anesthetic block of the cervical plexus is a safe and useful alternative to general endotracheal anesthesia for surgery of the neck, upper shoulder, and occipital scalp area. The sensory component of the cervical plexus can be blocked separately and easily by a superficial cervical plexus block. Both motor and sensory block can be obtained by deep cervical plexus block. Minor transient side effects are common to deep cervical plexus blocks, but they are rarely of any consequence… CONTINUE READING

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