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Hand Surgery Anesthesia

There are several types of anesthesia for patients undergoing hand surgery. These include local, regional, or general anesthesia. The type used depends on several factors. Surgical factors, including the type and length of the surgery are assessed. The patient’s health and other medical conditions are also assessed.

Source: Handcare (ASSH)

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association