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Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Anaesthetists in practice and in training. Pain Medicine specialists.


Published: October 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4534-9


  • Section A. Principles

    1. Introduction (How to use this atlas and CD Rom)

    2. Regional anaesthesia in perspective – history, current role and the future

    3. Mechanism of action of local anaesthetics

    4. General – indications and contraindications

    5. Complications, toxicity and safety

    6. Peripheral nerve blockade materials

    7. Principles of ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blockade.

    8. Ambulatory peripheral nerve blockade.

    9. Which block for which surgery.

    10. Design and implementation of a training programme in PNB.

    Section B. Peripheral nerve blocks

    11. Cervical plexus blockade

    12. Orbital blocks

    13. Wound local anesthetic infusions

    14. Brachial plexus anatomy

    15. Interscalene block

    16. Supraclavicular block

    17. Suprascapular block

    18. Axillary Block.

    19. Infraclavicular block

    20. Mid-humeral block
    21. Elbow blocks

    22. Wrist blocks

    23. Lumbar and sacral plexus anatomy

    24. Posterior sciatic nevre block

    25. Anterior scitic nerve block

    26. Femoral nerve block

    27. Psoas block

    28. Iliacus block

    29. Lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh block

    30. Popliteal block

    31. Ankle block

    32. Paravertebral block

    33. Intercostal block

    34. Trans Abdominis Pane Block

    35. Inguinal field block


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