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Anesthesiology Research and Practice
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 324083, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/324083
Clinical Study

A Triple-Masked, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Ultrasound-Guided Brachial Plexus and Distal Peripheral Nerve Block Anesthesia for Outpatient Hand Surgery

1Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
2Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
3Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
4Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
5Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue (112A), Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

Received 9 January 2014; Revised 14 March 2014; Accepted 30 March 2014; Published 15 April 2014

Academic Editor: Chih Shung Wong

Copyright © 2014 Nicholas C. K. Lam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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