Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia

Spiral Bound | May 29, 2012

byStuart A. Grant, David B. Auyong

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Ultrasound technology is enabling anesthesiologists to perform regional anesthetic procedures with greater confidence in accuracy and precision. With improvements in visualizing neural anatomy and needle movement, ultrasound guidance improves patient safety and operating room efficiency. Thisbook offers a detailed, stepwise approach to this technique, identifying pearls and pitfalls to ensure success. Chapters are organized into four sections. The first section provides the basic principles behind ultrasound guided regional anesthesia, setting a strong context for the rest of the book. The last three cover the nerve blocks: upper limb, lower limb, and trunk and spine. Each nerve block is comprehensively explained, divided up by introduction, anatomy, clinical applications, technique, alternate techniques, complications, and pearls. This book provides authoritative, in-depthcoverage of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia for the anesthesiologist beginning to use ultrasound and makes a great reference for the more seasoned.

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Ultrasound technology is enabling anesthesiologists to perform regional anesthetic procedures with greater confidence in accuracy and precision. With improvements in visualizing neural anatomy and needle movement, ultrasound guidance improves patient safety and operating room efficiency. Thisbook offers a detailed, stepwise approach to...

Stuart A. Grant, MB, ChB, is Professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. David B. Auyong, MD is Staff Anesthesiologist at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

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Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199735735

ISBN - 13:9780199735730

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ContributorsSection 1: Basic Principles of Ultrasound Guided Nerve Block1.1 Basic Ultrasound Physics and Ultrasound Machine Settings1.2 How to Visualize Nerves and Needles1.3 Common Errors and Artifacts1.4 Positioning the Patient1.5 Equipment and Preparation1.6 Keys to Ultrasound Success1.7 Peripheral Nerve Catheter Placement PrinciplesSection 2: Upper Limb Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia2.1 Interscalene Nerve Block2.2 Supraclavicular Nerve Block2.3 Infraclavicular Nerve Block2.4 Axillary Nerve Block2.5 Elbow and Distal Arm Nerve BlocksSection 3: Lower Limb Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia3.1 Femoral Nerve Block3.2 Saphenous Nerve Block3.3 Obturator Nerve Block3.4 Posterior Lumbar Plexus Block3.5 Posterior Sciatic Nerve Block3.6 Anterior Sciatic Nerve Block3.7 Popliteal Sciatic Nerve BlockSection 4: Trunk and Spine Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia4.1 Transversus Abdominus Plane Block4.2 Ilioinguinal Iliohypogastric Nerve Block4.3 Rectus Sheath Nerve Block4.4 Intercostal Nerve Block4.5 Paravertebral Nerve Block4.6 Neuraxial Anesthesia and AnalgesiaFurther ReadingIndex