Fundamentals of Regional Anaesthesia

Fundamentals of Regional Anaesthesia

by H. B. J. Fischer, C. A. Pinnock, Barrie Fischer

Provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of regional anaesthesia for the trainee and practising anaesthetist alike.See more details below


Provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of regional anaesthesia for the trainee and practising anaesthetist alike.

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Part I. Principles and Practice: 1. Drug nomenclature; 2. The benefits of regional anaesthesia; 3. How to use regional anaesthesia; 4. Regional anaesthesia equipment; 5. Complications of regional anaesthesia; 6. Pharmacology of local anaesthetics; Part II. Peripheral Nerve Blocks: 7. The lower extremity; 8. Lumbar plexus block; 8.1 Psoas compartment (sheath) block; 9. Femoral nerve block; 9.1 Obturator nerve block; 10. Lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh block; 10.1 Iliac crest block; 11. Sciatic nerve block; 11.1 Saphenous nerve block (knee); 11.2 Popliteal fossa block; 11.3 Intra-articular block of the knee; 11.4 Tibial nerve block; 11.5 Sural nerve block; 11.6 Saphenous nerve block (ankle); 11.7 Superficial peroneal nerve block; 11.8 Peroneal nerve block; 11.9 Metatarsal block; 12. Digital nerve block; 12.1 Web space block; 13. The abdomen and thorax; 13.1 Penile block; 13.2 Scrotal infiltration; 13.3 Inguinal field block; 13.4 Inguinal canal block; 13.5 Intercostal nerve block; 13.6 Thoracic paravertebral block; 13.7 Interpleural block; 14. The upper limb; 14.1 Brachial plexus block; 14.2 Interscalene block; 14.3 Supraclavicular block; 14.4 Axillary block; 14.5 Vertical infraclavicular block; 14.6 Suprascapular nerve block; 14.7 Ulnar nerve block (elbow); 14.8 Median nerve block (elbow); 14.9 Median cutaneous nerve of forearm block; 14.10 Radial nerve block (elbow); 14.11 Lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm block; 15. Posterior cutaneous nerve of forearm block; 15.1 Ulnar nerve block (hand); 15.2 Median nerve block (hand); 15.3 Metacarpal block; 16. Digital nerve block (hand); 16.1 Web space block; 17. The eye; 17.1 Topical anaesthesia; 17.2 Subconjunctival block; 17.3 Peribulbar block; 17.4 Retrobulbar block; 17.5 Sub-Tenon's block; 18. The head, neck and airway; 18.1 Superficial cervical plexus block; 18.2 Deep cervical plexus block; 18.3 Greater and lesser occipital nerve block; 18.4 Greater auricular nerve block; 18.5 Auriculotemporal nerve block; 18.6 Zygomaticofacial nerve block; 19. Zygomaticotemporal nerve block; 20. Mental nerve block; 21. Infraorbital nerve block; 22. Supraorbital and supratrochlear nerve block; 22.1 Topical anesthesia (airway); 22.2 Superior laryngeal nerve block; 22.3 Transtracheal block; 23. Continuous peripheral nerve catheter techniques; Part III. Central Neuraxial Blocks: 24. Anatomy; 24.1 Bony structures; 24.2 Spinal cord; 24.3 Autonomic nervous system; 25. Meninges; 25.1 Epidural space; 25.2 Caudal anatomy; 26. Physiology; 26.1 Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); 26.2 Spinal anaesthesia; 26.3 Epidural anaesthesia; 26.4 Caudal anaesthesia; 27. Indications; 27.1 Spinal; 27.2 Epidural; 27.3 Caudal; 27.4 Adult; 27.5 Paediatric; 27.6 Spinal or epidural?; 28. Techniques; 28.1 Spinal anaesthesia; 28.2 Epidural anaesthesia; 28.3 Caudal anaesthesia; Part IV. Appendix; Index of specific techniques; Further reading.

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