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Peripheral Nerve Blockade / Edition 1

A practical introduction to the basic techniques of regional anaesthesia, covering its applications both in surgical and post-operative analgesia. Over 175 high-quality line drawings and diagrams are used to illustrate 46 of the most commonly used techniques in operative sites throughout the body.
• Clear line drawings and explanatory diagrmas accompany each technique Areas of controversy for each technique are also addressed
• Practical structure allows rapid access to infrmation Designed to be used as a manual enabling the reader to develop their skills easily and quickly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443050640
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/29/1996
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 PRINCIPLES and PRACTICE: Drug Nomenclature. Benefits of Regional Anaesthesia. Rational Use of Peripheral Nerve Blockade. Equipment. Local Anaesthetic Drugs. Complications of Reginal Anaesthesia SECTION 2 OPERATIVE SITE: Foot and Ankle. Lower Limb. Abdomen and Thorax. Upper Limb. Hand and Wrist. Head and Neck. Ophthalmology SECTION 3 TECHNIQUES: Foot and Ankle: Digital Nerve Block (Foot). Sural Nerve Block. Saphenous Nerve Block (Ankle). Peroneal Nerve Block. Tibial Nerve Block, Lower Limb: Saphenous Nerve Block. Popliteal Fossa Block. Intra-Articular Block (Knee). Femoral Nerve Block. Sciatic Nerve Block. Obturator Nerve Block. Lumbar Plexus Block. Lateral Cutaneous Nerve of Thigh Block. Iliac Crest Block, Abdomen and Thorax: Penile Block. Scrotal Infiltration. Inguinal Field Block. Inguinal Canal Block. Intercostal Nerve Block. Thoracic Paravertebral Block. Interpleural Block, Upper Limb: Brachial Plexus Block. Suprascapular Nerve Block. Ulnar Nerve Block (Elbow). Median Nerve Block (Elbow). Medial Cutaneous Nerve of Forearm Block. Radial Nerve Block (Elbow). Lateral Cutaneous Nerve of Forearm Block. Posterior Cutaneous Nerve of Forearm Block, Hand and Wrist: Ulnar Nerve Block (Hand). Median Nerve Block (Hand). Radial Nerve Block (Hand). Digital Nerve Block (Hand), Head and Neck: Superficial Cervical Plexus Block. Grater and Lesser Occiptal Nerve Block. Greater Auricular Nerve Block. Auriculotemporal Nerve Block. Zygomaticofacial and Zygomaticotemporal Nerve Blocks. Mental Nerve Block. Infraorbital Nerve Block. Supraorbital and Supratrochlear Nerve Blocks, Ophthalmology: Topical Anesthesia. Retrobulbar Block. Facial Nerve Block. Peribulbar Block, Continuous Catheter Techniques. SECTION 4 REFERENCE: Abbreviations. Further Reading. Index of Specific Techniques

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