What equipment is needed to perform dorsal penile nerve block?

Updated: May 21, 2018
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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The following equipment is needed:

  • Povidone iodine solution (eg, Betadine)

  • 4 x 4 gauze

  • Local anesthetic solution without epinephrine

  • Syringe, 5 mL

  • Needles, 16 and 27 gauge (ga)


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