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Removal of foreign bodies from the foot, a technique using high elevation and local anaesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2390145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of a steep Trendelenburg position is described in removing foreign bodies from the foot. Bleeding at the site is sufficiently reduced to allow removal without a tourniquet. Retrospective analysis of theatre records demonstrates a considerable reduction in the number of general anaesthetics given since the introduction of this technique.
S N Mardel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of emergency medicine     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0264-4924     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-10-04     Completed Date:  1990-10-04     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8500828     Medline TA:  Arch Emerg Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Accident & Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, England.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Local / methods*
Foot / surgery*
Foreign Bodies / surgery*

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