SKIP (Solutions for Kids in Pain) has recently released their one year report on their work addressing identified challenges faced by children, caregivers, health professionals, administrators, and policy makers in relation to pain. CLICK HERE to read the report.
Question of the Month
An 8-year-old female with a history of a cleft lip and palate status post staged primary repairs of both defects presents for an alveolar cleft graft. The surgical team intends to use a pyramidal bone block from the anterior iliac crest for the graft site. The patient reports hives with morphine and a history of postoperative nausea/vomiting. As part of an opioid-sparing multimodal analgesic plan, you offer to place a transversalis fascia plane block for post-op pain control. Identify the location for local anesthetic deposition for a successful block: