Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

Hardcover | November 22, 2012

EditorGraeme McLeod, Colin McCartney, Tony Wildsmith

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The fourth edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the practical applications of the various methods of regional anaesthesia, including ultrasound, as well as giving an account of their theoretical aspects. The well-established author team use their experience to provide apractical and stimulating book which reflects everyday clinical activity, supplemented by high definition ultrasound images and schematic diagrams. The book will also discuss the place of regional anaesthesia in current medical practice, particularly with regard to pain processes, ultrasoundimaging, and patient outcomes.Regional anaesthesia is a rapidly expanding sub-speciality of anaesthesia: routine provision of long-lasting pain relief and the introduction of real-time ultrasound block has fuelled a demand for cadaver and ultrasound-based anatomy training courses. Thus, it is more important than ever to have athorough grounding in this exciting subspecialty.

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The fourth edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the practical applications of the various methods of regional anaesthesia, including ultrasound, as well as giving an account of their theoretical aspects. The well-established author team use their experience to provide apractical and stimulating book which reflects every...

Dr Graeme McLeod is Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Reader in Anaesthesia in the University Department of Anaesthetics at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School in Dundee, UK. Dr Colin McCartney is Staff Anesthesiologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Anaesthesia at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Tor...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.98 inPublished:November 22, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199586691

ISBN - 13:9780199586691

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Part 1: General Principles1. Tony Wildsmith: History and development of local anaesthesia2. Lesley Colvin: Anatomy and physiology of pain3. Nick Scott: The potential benefits4. Colin McCartney: Neurological complications5. Susan Nimmo and Graeme McLeod: Outcome issues6. Cameron Weir and Gary Strichartz: Peripheral nerve and local anaesthetic drugs7. Jenny Porter and Geoff Tucker: Local anaesthetic kinetics8. Nigel Bedforth and Jonathan Hardman: Drug Toxicity and selection9. Matthew Checketts: Preoperative considerations10. George Corner and Calum Grant: Peripheral nerve location techniques11. Barrie Fischer: Principles of patient managementPart 2: Anatomy and Techniques12. Ian Parkin and Alastair Chambers: Anatomy and physiology of vertebral canal13. Jonathan Whiteside and Tony Wildsmith: Spinal anaesthesia14. Graeme McLeod: Epidural block15. Edward Doyle and Jon McCormack: Sacral epidural (caudal) block16. John McDonnell and Dominic Harmon: Regional anaesthesia of the trunk17. David Coventry: Upper limb blocks18. Colin McCartney: Lower limb blocks19. Neil Smart, Stephen Hickey and Alistair Nimmo: Head, neck and airway blocks20. Hamish McLure: Ophthalmic regional anaesthesia21. Catriona Connolly and John McClure: Regional anaesthesia in obstetrics22. Steve Roberts: Regional anaesthesia in children23. Mick Serpell and Andreas Goebel: Pain and autonomic blocks24. Stuart Grant: Regional anaesthesia for day-care surgery25. Bernadette Veering: Regional anaesthesia in the elderly