Integrating Regional Anesthesia into Trauma Care: Luxatio Erecta reduction

Emergency medicine is medicine of the unforeseen. Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia gives the emergency provider an expanded set of capabilities to manage trauma beyond sedation. Integrating UGRA into emergency care is complex and requires establishing a close relationship with participating trauma, orthopedic, and anesthesia consultants.  However, once established the possible benefits to initiating a multimodal plan integrating regional anesthesia as close to the time and place of injury is clearly of benefit to trauma patients in the emergency department