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Table of Contents

PART I. REGIONAL NEURAL BLOCKADE

1. Equipment and Patient Monitoring
2. Peripheral Nerve Stimulators
3. Clinical Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
4. Neurologic Complications of Centroneuraxial Blocks
5. Cervical Plexus Block
6. Genitofemoral Nerve Block
7. Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric Nerve Block
8. Intercostal Nerve Block
9. Femoral Nerve Block
10. Sciatic Nerve Block
11. Obturator Nerve Block
12. Popliteal Fossa Block
13. Sural Nerve Block at the Ankle
14. Superficial Peroneal Block at the Ankle
15. Saphenous Nerve Block
16. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
17. Tibial and Deep Peroneal Block
18. Popliteal Nerve Block
19. Bier Block

PART II. ACUTE PAIN

20. Rib Fractures
21. Peripheral Nerve Injury
22. Amputation Pain
23. Extremity Injury
24. Soft Tissue Injury
25. Whiplash
26. Principles of Pharmacologic Therapy of Perioperative Pain
27. Preemptive Analgesia
28. Patient-Controlled Analgesia: Intravenous
29. Patient-Controlled Analgesia: Epidural
30. Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Postoperative Pain
31. Pain Assessment, Analgesia, and Sedation in the ICU

PART III. CHRONIC PAIN

Section I. Overview and Clinical Assessment


32. Neurophysiology of Pain
33. Taxonomy of Pain
34. History and Physical Examination
35. Pain Questionnaires and Assessment Tools
36. Psychological Assessment of Pain
37. Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies
38. Imaging of the Spine

Section II. Pharmacotherapy

39. Opioids
40. Nonopioid Analgesics
41. Antidepressants
42. Anticonvulsants
43. Anxiolytics
44. Muscle Relaxants
45. Oral and Topical Anesthetics and Analgesics
46. Botulinum Toxin
47. Stimulants

Section III. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions for Chronic Pain

48. Chemical Neurolysis<

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437725629

About the author

Dell Burkey

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA