Intermediate Volume (15 ml) of Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block Combined with Supraclavicular Nerve Block as an Anesthetic Technique for Patients with Proximal End of Humerus Fractures during Corona Virus 2019 Outbreak in Thailand: 3 Cases Report

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Manee Raksakietisak


Proximal humerus fractures increased in frequency
over the past decades. To avoid general anesthesia, the
author used a modified supraclavicular brachial plexus
block with moderate volume (15 ml) combined with
subcutaneous infiltration for supraclavicular nerves as an
anesthetic technique for open reduction and internal
fixation for proximal humerus fractures. Moderate sedation
with various sedatives was added up for patient comfort.

Oxygen supplement was necessary but airway intervention
was not required. The safety means (prevention control
for Corona Virus Disease 2019 according to the hospital
policy) during the procedures were applied for all of the

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