The Analgesic Efficacy of Dexmedetomidine as an Adjunct to Local Anesthetics in Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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(Abstracted from Anesth Analg, 121:1655–1660, 2015)

Dexmedetomidine is a selective α2-adrenoceptor agonist and has been reported to be safe and effective as an analgesic when administered with peripheral nerve blocks. However, few data are available on the use of dexmedetomidine in brachial plexus blocks.

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