Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide

Paperback | March 27, 2014

byAlwin Chuan, David M. Scott

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Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is an essential companion to the practice of regional anaesthesia for consultants and trainees in the specialty. Filled with practical advice and carefully designed for ease of use, this book is the helpful aid to practice that anaesthetists have beenwaiting for.The book covers all the major blocks by anatomical region, from the head and upper extremities, to the lower extremities and para-axial region. The technique for each procedure is prefaced by information on its difficulty, indications, contraindications, and potential side-effects. Every procedureis also accompanied by a range of high-quality clinical photographs and anatomical drawings that demonstrate the importance of applying anatomical knowledge in practical anaesthetic procedures.Regional anaesthesia is a fast-moving specialty, and this book takes into account recent advances in ultrasound-guided techniques with a strong focus on real-time observation of needle placement. Landmark-placed blocks have are also covered for clinicians without access to ultrasound technology. Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is a unique compilation of anaesthetic techniques that offers support and guidance for any trainee or specialist in their every day practice.

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Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is an essential companion to the practice of regional anaesthesia for consultants and trainees in the specialty. Filled with practical advice and carefully designed for ease of use, this book is the helpful aid to practice that anaesthetists have beenwaiting for.The book covers all the major blocks ...

Dr Alwin Chuan, MB BS (Hons), PGCertCU, FANZCA, is Consultant Anaesthetist in Sydney, New South Wales. Dr Chuan has a strong interest in perioperative ultrasonography, including ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia. He has been a guest speaker and workshop tutor in Australia and internationally, and has written on ultrasound-guided r...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.27 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199684235

ISBN - 13:9780199684236

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to regional anaesthesia2. The head3. Upper extremities4. Lower extremities5. Spine and para-axial region6. Management of severe local anaesthetic toxicity - quick reference safety guideline