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A guide to nerve blocks - with a comprehensive atlas of ultrasound anatomy. It takes you step-by-step through traditional and ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques. It includes an atlas of ultrasound anatomy for regional anesthesia and pain medicine.
Focuses on the theory and practice of regional anesthesia and pain management. Presented in full color, this title covers the theory and practice of regional anesthesia in its entirety, providing practitioners and students with both the physiologic principles and advanced patient-management protocols and techniques.
The single most comprehensive hands-on guide to the practice of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management -- in full color! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "e;This is an enormous book. It weighs in at just under eight and a half pounds with a list price that makes it comparable to an equal quantity of sushi grade tuna! It is a beautiful and powerful text/reference book. The composition corresponds particularly well with the subject. The wealth of detail, the high quality photos and drawings, the well composed text, and the engaging layout are enticing. Handling and reading such an exceptional book brings great pleasure. Forget the fish. Buy the book."e;--Doody's Review Service Here at last is a reference that covers the practice of Regional Anesthesia in its entirety, providing practitioners and students with both the physiologic principles and specific, state-of-the-art patient-management protocols and techniques. Recognized leaders in the specialty have filled this richly illustrated volume with authoritative, completely practical help. You'll find algorithms for managing or avoiding a wide range of common clinical dilemmas or complications. You'll get time-saving tools such as intravenous-to-oral opioid conversion tables and PCA setup guides as well as no-nonsense selection of nerve block techniques and advice on their strengths and pitfalls. This handy reference helps you make wise choices about anesthetics, dosing intervals, equipment, and perioperative management of patients receiving single-injection or continuous nerve blocks or spinal or epidural anesthesia. It tells you how to successfully manage patients with suspected epidural hematoma or neurologic injuries -- and much more. Filled with full-color, high-quality, detailed illustrations and clinical images of actual patients Covers the entire field of regional anesthesia, including nerve stimulator and ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks, from imaging and instrumentation to step-by-step instructions for employing them in adults and children Details how to achieve reliable anesthesia and analgesia for surgical interventions on the face and upper and lower extremities Provides information on the advantages and disadvantages of using regional anesthesia in patients with coexisting diseases Offers guidance on acute pain management of adults and children in the perioperative period and in the ER Features up-to-date information on the etiology, prevention, and management of a wide range of complications
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The complete, authoritative, and practical guide to nerve blocks -- with a comprehensive atlas of ultrasound anatomy Includes download with detailed instruction on ultrasound-guided nerve blocks Hadzic s Peripheral Nerve Blocks takes you step-by-step through traditional and ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques. The second edition places an emphasis on clarity, standardization, and safety of peripheral nerve block techniques. Featuring sections that progress from the foundations of regional anesthesia to the clinical applications of nerve blocks, Hadzic s includes tips and insider perspective from the leadership of The New York School of Regional Anesthesia and its academic affiliates. The book also includes a unique atlas of ultrasound anatomy for regional anesthesia and pain medicine. FEATURES: A real-world emphasis on clinical utility serves as the underpinning of chapter content and drives the book s in-depth explanations of techniques and procedures Outstanding organization begins with the foundations of peripheral nerve blocks (e.g., regional anesthesia, equipment, and monitoring and documentation) and then reviews clinical applications for both traditional procedures and ultrasound-guided procedures NEW! Substantially expanded number of nerve block techniques, including both basic and advanced blocks NEW! Anatomy and practical considerations for ultrasound-guided spinal, epidural and paravertebral blocks NEW! Atlas of surface anatomy, to better identify the surface landmarks NEW! Atlas of ultrasound-guided anatomy, designed to provide critical contextual detail for the preceding technique-related content NEW! Step-by-step standardized monitoring and documentation of the block procedures NEW! Decision-making algorithm integrating techniques and technology to improve the success and safety of nerve block procedures NEW! Section on imaging of the neuraxial space NEW! Download with detailed instructions on 5 ultrasound-guided nerve blocks that cover 95% of all indications in clinical practice NEW! Learning aids such as tips, tables, flowcharts, precise illustrations/photos, and a comprehensive literature list