In this second of a two-part series, Khurram H Khan, DPM provides an outline for the systematic approach to providing local anesthesia for the digits, hallux, medial column of the foot, lateral column of the foot as well as ankle. Dr Khan discusses an anatomical review of the local anatomy with regards to nerve distribution as well as common pitfalls regarding anesthesia techniques. Local anesthesia and its pharmacokinetics are also included. The listener should be able to definitively decide upon, and be able to perform the most common injections of the foot and ankle after completing this session.
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Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
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