Preparing the equipment

A sample procedure pack would contain:

  • Sterile gloves
  • Chlorhexidine for skin cleaning
  • Sterile drape for skin
  • Sterile ultrasound cover
  • Sterile ultrasound jelly
  • Two 20ml syringes
  • Ultrasound nerve block needle (Size depends on size of patient 50mm to 100mm)
  • Blunt 19G Needle (for drawing up local anaesthetic)
  • Local anaesthetic (see later)
  • Dressing

An assistant may be required if a two‑person injection technique is required.

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