Continuous peripheral nerve block for battlefield anesthesia and evacuation.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Peripheral nerve and continuous peripheral nerve block (CPNB) have the potential to be valuable techniques in combat anesthesia. We describe the first successful application of CPNB in the pain management and surgical management of a combat casualty as he was evacuated from the Iraqi battlefield to the United States.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Buckenmaier, CC; McKnight, GM; Winkley, JV; Bleckner, LL; Shannon, C; Klein, SM; Lyons, RC; Chiles, JH

Published Date

  • 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 202 - 205

PubMed ID

  • 15765463

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1098-7339

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rapm.2004.10.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England