Complications of Regional Anesthesia by Brendan T. FinucaneComplications of Regional Anesthesia by Brendan T. Finucane

Complications of Regional Anesthesia

byBrendan T. Finucane

Paperback | April 9, 2007

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Completely updated and expanded, this new edition of "Regional Anesthesia: Managing Complications", 2nd edition is essential reading for advice on theprevention and management of complications associated with regional anesthesia and nerve blocks. In addition to comprehensive coverage of all potential pitfalls a practitioner may encounter, new material has been added comparing outcomes of regional and general anesthesia; regional anesthesia in the anesthetized patient; closed claims analyses; and practice guidelines to ensure patient safety.
Brendan T. Finucane, MB BCh BAO, FRCA, FRCPC is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Alberta and Director of Anesthesia Services at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Title:Complications of Regional AnesthesiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:508 pages, 27.9 × 21.6 × 0.01 inPublished:April 9, 2007Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387375597

ISBN - 13:9780387375595

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Table of Contents

Regional AnesthesiaSafety.- Outcome Studies Comparing Regional and General Anesthesia.- Avoiding Complications in Regional Anesthesia.- Local Anesthetic Toxicity.- Mechanisms of Neurologic Complications with Peripheral Nerve Blocks.- Complications of Ophthalmic Regional Anesthesia.- Complications of Paravertebral, Intercostal Nerve Blocks and Interpleural Analgesia.- Complications of Brachial Plexus Anesthesia.- Complications Associated with Spinal Anesthesia.- Complications of Epidural Blockade.- Complications of Other Peripheral Nerve Blocks.- Complications of Intravenous Regional Anesthesia.- The Evidence-Based Safety of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia and Complications.- Complications of Obstetric Regional Anesthesia.- Complications of Catheter Techniques.- Regional Anesthesia Complications Related to Acute Pain Management.- Complications of Regional Anesthesia in Chronic Pain Therapy.- Major Neurologic Injury Following Central Neural Blockade.- Regional Anesthesia and Infection.- Regional Anesthesia in the Presence of Neurologic Disease.- Evaluation of Neurologic Injury Following Regional Anesthesia.- Case Studies of Regional Anesthesia.- International Morbidity Studies on Regional Anesthesia.- Medicolegal Aspects of Regional Anesthesia.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition:"Finucane's book should join the required reading list for residents on a regional anesthesia rotation." (Alex Macario, JAMA, December 5, 2007)"The solid scientific foundation, along with analysis of the latest progress in the field of regional anesthesia and pain medicine, render this book an indispensable tool for practitioners of regional anesthesia at all levels." (Zdravka Zafirova, Doody's Review Service, 2007)