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Author Jankovic, Danilo, author
Title Regional nerve blocks in anesthesia and pain therapy : traditional and ultrasound-guided techniques / by Danilo Jankovic, Philip Peng
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015
book jacket
Edition Fourth edition
Descript 1 online resource (xl, 1010 pages) : illustrations (some color), digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Note General Considerations -- Head and Neck Region -- Cervical Region -- Shoulder -- Upper extremity -- Elbow and Wrist -- Thoracic Region -- Lumbosacral spine -- Abdominal and Pelvic region -- Lower extremity block -- Lower extremity musculoskeletal injection -- Regional block for children
In recent years the field of regional anesthesia, in particular peripheral and neuraxial nerve blocks, has seen an unprecedented renaissance following the introduction of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. This comprehensive, richly illustrated book discusses traditional techniques as well as ultrasound-guided methods for nerve blocks and includes detailed yet easy-to-follow descriptions of regional anesthesia procedures. The description of each block is broken down into the following sections: definition; anatomy; indications; contraindications; technique; drug choice and dosage; side effects; potential complications and how to avoid them; and medico-legal documentation. A checklist record for each technique and a wealth of detailed anatomical drawings and illustrations offer additional value. Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine provides essential guidelines for the application of regional anesthesia in clinical practice and is intended for anesthesiologists and all specialties engaged in the field of pain therapy such as pain specialists, surgeons, orthopedists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, general practitioners, and nurse anesthetists
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Conduction anesthesia
Pain -- Treatment
Medicine & Public Health
Pain Medicine
Alt Author Peng, Philip, author
SpringerLink (Online service)
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