Local anesthetics are used to block feeling in specific body areas. If given in increasing concentrations, local anesthetics can cause loss in the following order:
a. Temperature sensation, touch sensation, proprioception, and skeletal muscle tone.
b. Touch sensation, skeletal muscle tone, temperature sensation, and proprioception.
c. Proprioception, skeletal muscle tone, touch sensation, and temperature sensation.
d. Skeletal muscle tone, touch sensation, temperature sensation, and proprioception.
Authors: Amy M. Karch