Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437725629

Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management

1st Edition

Handbook and iPod

Authors: Dell Burkey
eBook ISBN: 9781437725629
Imprint: Saunders


Never before has essential guidance been so quick and convenient to access on the go! "Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management: Handbook and iPod" truly puts the answers you need at your fingertips. Under the superb leadership of Series Editor Lee A. Fleisher, MD, experts from the University of Pennsylvania present practical coverage of regional anesthesia and pain management in a concise, at-a-glance manner. A consistent, bulleted format and concise images make it remarkably easy to review and learn even the most difficult procedures and quickly resolve thorny clinical questions. Whether you consult the pocket-sized handbook, or download the content onto your standard click-wheel iPod, you'll be amazed how easy it is to look up vital information quickly.

Key Features

  • The content is simple to download and review on any standard click-wheel iPod.
  • The paperback version is 5" x 8" in size—so it can be carried and consulted anytime, anywhere.
  • A consistent, bulleted format and concise images make it remarkably easy to look up even the most difficult procedures and quickly resolve thorny clinical questions.

Table of Contents


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


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


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<


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About the Author

Dell Burkey

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA