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New Nail Block Technique

Kaloian G. Ouzounov Department of Podiatry, Community Health of South Dade Inc, 10300 SW 216 St, Miami, FL 33190.

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This article presents a new nail block technique that constitutes an alternative local block for procedures involving the hallux nail and nail fold. It has significant advantages in terms of simplicity, effectiveness, safety, and economy over the traditional hallux block in selected procedures. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95(6): 589–592, 2005)