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Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques

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Hone your pain injection skills with Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques! This highly illustrated, "off-the-shelf" guide offers easy-to-follow descriptions of today’s best techniques for administering basic nerve blocks. Ideal for relative newcomers to pain management as well as for anesthesiology trainees, this medical reference book provides exactly the fundamental guidance you need to master these essential procedures.

Anesthesiologists and Anesthesia Residents, Pain Clinics, Pain Medicine Physicians, Nurse Anesthetists, Primary Care Physicians, Oncologists, Health Science Libraries

Hardbound, 146 Pages

Published: November 2013

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4471-7


  • 1. Mechanisms of pain transmission—an overview of anatomy and physiology
    2. Joint injections

    2.1 Lumbar facet joint injection
    2.1 Cervical facet joint injection
    2.3 Sacro-iliac joint injection
    3. Epidural blockade
    3.1 Lumbar epidural block
    3.2 Thoracic epidural block
    3.3 Cervical epidural block
    3.4 Caudal epidural block
    3.5 Long-term epidural catheter insertion
    4. Somatic nerve blockade
    4.1 Intercostal nerve block
    4.2 Interpleural block
    4.3 Lumbar nerve root block
    4.4 Thoracic nerve root block
    4.5 Sacral nerve root block
    4.6 Occipital nerve block
    4.7 Trigeminal ganglion (Gasserian) block
    5. Autonomic blockade
    5.1 Stellate ganglion block—C6 (classic) approach
    5.2 Stellate ganglion block—C7 approach
    5.3 Lumbar sympathetic block
    5.4 Celiac plexus block—retrocrural approach
    5.5 Celiac plexus block—anterocrural approach
    5.6 Splanchnic nerve block
    5.7 Hypogastric plexus block
    5.8 Ganglion impar block
    5.9 Intravenous regional sympathetic block—upper limb
    5.10 Intravenous regional sympathetic block—lower limb
    6. Muscle injection
    6.1 Trigger-point injection—neck
    6.2 Trigger-point injection—back
    6.3 Gluteus medius injection
    6.4 Piri formis injection
    7. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
    Appendix 1 Suggested local anesthetics
    Appendix 2 Suggested corticosteroids
    Appendix 3 Suggested neurolytic agents
    Appendix 4 Recommended resuscitation drugs and equipment
    Appendix 5 Dermatomes


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