Lower Extremity Block
Faculty: Kaili Dilts, MD
Accomplished Anesthesiologist at Stamford Anesthesiology Services:
- Cornell Medical College Graduate
- Residency at Stamford Hospital in Anesthesiology
- 13 years experience
This activity describes a detailed description and illustration of the use of ultrasound-guided lower extremity nerve blocks, which can result in improved patient care by decreasing the need for narcotics, decreasing the length of stay, improving patient satisfaction, and decreasing costs of care. Also addressed are its benefits, indications, contraindications, and strategies for integration of these techniques into practice as clinically appropriate.
Activity release date: 06/01/2019
Expiration Date: 06/01/2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.0 Hour(s)
This activity is intended for anesthesiologists and other specialists who provide direct patient care.