Patient Care and Safety
Before you are given anesthesia, your doctor considers your health and your medical history. You will be asked about any medications you use, and any allergies you may have. You will be asked about your past experiences with anesthesia. This ensures your safety
Injecting the Anesthesia
A peripheral nerve block is injected with a needle. The site of the injection depends on the part of the body being treated. The needle is placed near a cluster of nerves that serve as a pathway for pain signals. The medicine blocks sensation along these nerves.