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Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia
A Practical Approach to Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Perineural Catheters

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  • Date Published: March 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521515788

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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.

    • Covers common regional blocks and anesthetic catheter procedures in which ultrasound is utilized to visualise nerves and surrounding tissues
    • High quality color photos and illustrations throughout, with labelled ultrasound images, showing peripheral nerve blockades and perineural catheters
    • Fantastic website containing video clips of nerve block procedures being performed in real time; this is a great teaching tool
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    • Date Published: March 2011
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521515788
    • length: 206 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 195 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.74kg
    • contains: 32 b/w illus. 313 colour illus. 38 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. Introduction:
    1. Pharmacology (local anesthetics and additives)
    2. Introduction to ultrasound
    3. Application of ultrasound in regional anesthesia
    Part II. Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks:
    4. Upper extremity anatomy for regional anesthesia
    5. Interscalene brachial plexus block
    6. Supraclavicular brachial plexus block
    7. Infraclavicular brachial plexus block
    8. Ultrasound-guided axillary peripheral nerve block
    9. Additional upper extremity peripheral nerve blocks
    Part III. Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks:
    10. Lower extremity anatomy for regional anesthesia
    11. Ultrasound sciatic nerve blocks – proximal approaches
    12. Ultrasound-guided sciatic nerve block: lateral popliteal fossa/distal thigh approach
    13. Femoral peripheral nerve block
    14. Ultrasound-assisted ankle block
    Part IV. Peripheral Perineural Catheters:
    15. Introduction to continuous perineural catheters
    16. Interscalene continuous perineural catheter
    17. Supraclavicular continuous perineural catheter
    18. Infraclavicular continuous perineural catheter
    19. Sciatic continuous perineural catheters (proximal and lateral popliteal fossa)
    20. Femoral continuous perineural catheter
    Index.

  • Authors

    Fernando L. Arbona, Ohio State University
    Fernando L. Arbona is Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

    Babak Khabiri, Ohio State University
    Babak Khabiri is Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

    John A. Norton, Ohio State University
    John A. Norton is Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

    Illustrated by

    Charles Hamilton

    Kelly Warniment

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