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Nitrous oxide has which of the following important effects when used during orthopedic procedures?
Potential interaction with oral contrast material
Slow induction times
Interferes with self-passivation of titanium implants
Gaseous abdominal distension
Increases risk of metal ion release from stainless steel implants
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A surgeon recommends an interscalene regional block to a patient undergoing shoulder arthroscopy. When asked about potential complications, which of the following is most likely to occur?
Persistent motor neuropathy
Complex regional pain syndrome
Cardiac arrythmia and arrest