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Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia : A Practical Approach to Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Perineural Catheters - Fernando L. Arbona

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

A Practical Approach to Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Perineural Catheters

Hardcover Published: 31st March 2011
ISBN: 9780521515788
Number Of Pages: 206

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"Regional anesthesia is a fast-growing field, fuelled by the application of ultrasound technology over the last decade. This book is a technique-oriented guide, which introduces the use of ultrasound technology with practical instruction in the placement of peripheral nerve blocks and continuous perineural catheters. Each procedure is summarized for quick, easy reference, and supplemented by ultrasound images, color photos, and detailed illustrations. Helpful hints and instructions are provided to further optimize block success. Chapters are organized into four sections, focusing on introductory concepts, upper extremity peripheral nerve blocks, lower extremity peripheral nerve blocks and continuous perineural catheters. Written by instructors from a major academic medical center who work in a fast-paced ambulatory setting, this is a key text for residents, fellows and staff physicians who wish to incorporate the use of ultrasound into the scope of their anesthetic practice"--Provided by publisher.

Well written with a straightforward style...text reads easily and it often feels as if the authors are conversing and instructing you in person...this book would make a welcome addition to any library as a fast and useful reference for the busy anesthesia provider wishing to incorporate ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in his or her practice. Anesthesiology (2011), Jane C. Ahn, MD, University of California, Irvine

Preface
Introduction
Pharmacology (local anesthetics and additives)
Introduction to ultrasound
Application of ultrasound in regional anesthesia
Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Upper extremity anatomy for regional anesthesia
Interscalene brachial plexus block
Supraclavicular brachial plexus block
Infraclavicular brachial plexus block
Ultrasound-guided axillary peripheral nerve block
Additional upper extremity peripheral nerve blocks
Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Lower extremity anatomy for regional anesthesia
Ultrasound sciatic nerve blocks - proximal approaches
Ultrasound-guided sciatic nerve block: lateral popliteal fossa/distal thigh approach
Femoral peripheral nerve block
Ultrasound-assisted ankle block
Peripheral Perineural Catheters
Introduction to continuous perineural catheters
Interscalene continuous perineural catheter
Supraclavicular continuous perineural catheter
Infraclavicular continuous perineural catheter
Sciatic continuous perineural catheters (proximal and lateral popliteal fossa)
Femoral continuous perineural catheter
Index
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ISBN: 9780521515788
ISBN-10: 0521515785
Series: Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 31st March 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.05  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.75

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