Regional Anaesthesia, Stimulation, and Ultrasound Techniques

Paperback | December 27, 2014

EditorPaul Warman, David Conn, Barry Nicholls

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Regional anaesthesia is used across specialties within anaesthesia, and is a rapidly growing sub-specialty. This new handbook covers both traditional and ultrasound guided techniques, concentrating on the differences between them. Offering readers a comprehensive overview for clinicalpractice, it includes paediatric and acute pain applications. Each topic covers anatomy, contraindications, landmark/US settings, technique, complications, and clinical notes. Discrete sections on pharmacology, principles, and training further the book's use for teaching purposes.It will appeal to both trainees and consultants in regional anaesthesia, as well as anaesthetic nurses and anaesthetic practitioners. Presented in the Oxford Specialist Handbook series, it offers practical advice as well as background information in a convenient pocket-sized title.

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Regional anaesthesia is used across specialties within anaesthesia, and is a rapidly growing sub-specialty. This new handbook covers both traditional and ultrasound guided techniques, concentrating on the differences between them. Offering readers a comprehensive overview for clinicalpractice, it includes paediatric and acute pain appl...

Paul Warman is Consultant Anaesthetist and Hononary Senior Lecturer at Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and University of Leeds, UK. David Conn is Consultant Anaesthetist at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK. Barry Nicholls is Consultant Anaesthetist at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundati...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pagesPublished:December 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199559848

ISBN - 13:9780199559848

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Table of Contents

Part 1 General considerations1. A brief history of regional anaesthesia2. The physiology of pain3. Local anaesthetics and additives4. Local anaesthetic toxicity5. Peripheral nerve location using nerve stimulators6. Basic physics of ultrasound7. Principles and practice of ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia8. Risks, benefits, and controversies of regional anaesthesia9. Regional anaesthesia in patients taking anticoagulant drugs10. Preparation and care of the awake patient during surgery11. Wound infiltration and catheters techniques12. Dermatomes and myotomes13. Paediatric regional anaesthesia techniques14. Peripheral nerve catheters15. Training and assessment in regional anaesthesiaPart 2 Head and neck16. Regional anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgery17. Maxillofacial blocks18. Cervical plexus blocks19. Stellate ganglion (cervical sympathetic trunk)20. Topical and regional anaesthesia of the upper airwaysPart 3 Upper limb21. Interscalene brachial plexus block22. Suprascapular nerve block23. Supraclavicular brachial plexus block24. Infraclavicular brachial plexus block25. Axillary brachial plexus block26. Mid-humeral block27. Elbow and forearm blocks28. Wrist, hand, and finger blocks29. Intravenous regional anaesthesia (Bier's block)Part 4 Trunk blocks30. Intercostal and interpleural blocks31. Paravertebral block32. Transcersus abdominis plane (TAP) block33. Ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerve blocks34. Rectus sheath block35. Penile blockPart 5 Lower limb36. Lumbar plexus block37. Femoral nerve block38. Fascia ilica block39. Lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh block40. Saphenous nerve block41. Obturator nerve block42. Parasacral approach to sacral plexus block43. Proximal sciatic nerve block44. Popliteal fossa sciatic nerve block45. Ankle block46. Foot blocksPart 647. General considerations for central neuroaxial blocks48. Epidural anesthesia and analgesia49. Spinal anaesthesia, combined spinal epidural (CSE) and continuous spinal anaesthesia (CSA)