In this interview at the Directions in Veterinary Medicine conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, Gianluca Bini, DVM, MRCVS, DACVAA, shared advice on better familiarizing yourself with oral blocks.
In this dvm360® interview, Gianluca Bini, DVM, MRCVS, DACVAA, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain management at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, described the importance of practicing in order to finetune your skills when performing oral blocks.
A partial transcript of the interview is below. View the video for more of the discussion.
Gianluca Bini, DVM, MRCVS, DACVAA: What makes oral blocks difficult [is] usually a lack of experience on feeling the nerves that come out of the foramen. And so what I invite people to do is just practice on patients that don't even need a dental.