glove anesthesia

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a mental disorder involving loss of sensitivity in the hand and wrist

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With the glove anesthesia strategy, the point was to find a way for a person to numb her hand and then transfer that numbness to a part of the body that was in pain.
A patient who can demonstrate glove anesthesia or imagine a pain-free state can use hypnosis to obtain relief.
[14] Hypnosis can improve pain control during labor with glove anesthesia, time distortion, and alleviation of fears and anxiety.
Each patient responded well to warm / cold imagery and to a glove anesthesia technique, in order to control the itch accompanying the eczema.
The simplest approach to pain control that I have used with patients who are close to delivery is the "glove anesthesia" method, as follows: