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Upper-Arm Block Anesthesia: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS.

LEAHEY, EDWARD B.; BUSCICCHI, EMILE J.; NOTO, ANTHONY; ROONEY, JOHN J. JR.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: April 1964
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1. 206 upper-arm block procedures were performed with a failure rate of 20 per cent.

2. Although the efficiency and reliability of upper-arm block anesthesia are sometimes disappointing, its safety recommends it strongly.

3. Even in the failures, the need for supplemental anesthesia was markedly decreased.

Copyright 1964 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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