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Anesthesiology in-Training Exam Review: Regional Anesthesia and Chronic Pain by Ratan K. Banik [ed]Focused on rotations in regional anesthesia and chronic pain, this book provides a structured review of the concepts covered in the American Board of Anesthesiology in-training exam. The first section of the book covers regional anesthesia with dedicated chapters on basic science, acute postoperative pain, and nerve blocks for neuraxial, lower and upper extremity blocks, and head and neck. The second section on chronic pain includes chapters on basic science and common pain conditions - including craniofacial pain, CRPS, neuropathic pain, and cancer pain. This section closes on multimodal analgesia and other treatment approaches.
Atlas of Image-Guided Intervention in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine by James P. RathmellThe Atlas of Image-Guided Intervention in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine is a practical guide for practitioners who perform interventional procedures with radiographic guidance to alleviate acute or chronic pain. The author provides an overview of each technique, with detailed full-color illustrations of the relevant anatomy, technical aspects of each treatment, and a description of potential complications. For this revised and expanded Second Edition, the author also discusses indications for each technique, as well as medical evidence on the technique's applicability. The new edition features original drawings by a noted medical artist and for the first time includes three-dimensional CT images that correlate with the radiographic images and illustrations for a fuller understanding of the relevant anatomy.
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques, 2e by Therese C. O'Connor; Stephen E. AbramThis highly illustrated, "off-the-shelf" guide offers easy-to-follow descriptions of today's best techniques for administering basic nerve blocks. Ideal for relative newcomers to pain management as well as for anesthesiology trainees, this medical reference book provides exactly the fundamental guidance you need to master these essential procedures. Find information quickly with a user-friendly, templated format that guides you through each nerve block in a consistent and easy-to-follow manner.
Publication Date: 2013-11-27
Atlas of Pain Management Injection Techniques, 4e by Steven D. WaldmanFocusing on the "how-to" details of pain management injection techniques, this best-selling atlas helps you master the key nerve blocks you need to know to successfully treat common and uncommon pain syndromes. Nearly 200 joint and muscular injections, as well as 30 brand-new injection techniques, are presented in a highly illustrated, easy-to-follow format.
Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management, 2e by Narouze, Samer N [ed]With a focus on anatomy and sonoantomy, this beautifully illustrated updated edition captures the latest advances in the rapidly growing field of ultrasound-guided pain medicine and MSK procedures. This atlas is divided into seven sections that provide an overview and focus on interventional approaches and advancements. Authored by international experts, each clinical chapter features a maximal number of instructive illustrations and sonograms and provides a description of sonoanatomy, instructions on performing the procedure and how to confirm appropriate needle placement.
Publication Date: 2018
Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, 3e by Andrew T. GrayStep-by-step videos and images, board-style review questions, and coverage of new blocks make this highly respected title a must-have reference for clinical practice. Written by Andrew T. Gray, MD, PhD, one of the pioneers of the use of ultrasound to guide needle placement, Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, 3e, shows you how to safely and effectively use the latest methods and applications of this technique.
Brown's Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, 6e by Ehab Farag; Loran Mounir-SolimanTrusted by anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and pain management specialists through five outstanding editions, Brown's Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, 6th Edition, continues to keep you fully informed and up to date in this fast-changing field. This practical how-to guide demonstrates each technique in an easy-to-follow manner, providing unmatched guidance on administering a wide range of nerve block techniques in all areas of the body.
Decision-Making in Orthopedic and Regional Anesthesiology: A Case-Based Approach by Michael R. Anderson [ed]; Sylvia H. Wilson ([ed]; Meg A. Rosenblatt [ed]In light of evolving techniques and strategies for increasingly complex orthopedic procedures, this accessible guide to patient management outlines the considerations involved in selecting the most suitable anesthetic for both common and complex clinical scenarios. Chapters cover a multitude of clinical presentations and procedures, ranging from orthopedic trauma to total joint replacement, outpatient hand procedures and regional anesthetic placement in patients with pre-existing conditions. Each chapter discusses and evaluates multiple approaches, accompanied by a review of the current literature. Abundant case scenarios of patients undergoing orthopedic surgical or regional anesthesia provide a handy framework for specialists and consultants, as well as an invaluable guide for trainees in anesthesia, regional anesthesia and emergency medicine.
Epidural Anaesthesia by Clive CollierEpidural Anaesthesia: Images, Problems and Solutions brings together the most comprehensive collection of post-block epidurograms in the world into a single volume. With accompanying X-rays and contrast injection images, it clearly explains why an epidural block has failed and provides practical advice on how to avoid complications in the future. Key featuers: Contains over 180 clearly labelled X-rays and contrast injection images to help you learn using these examples. Uses X-rays and contrast injection images rather than more complext imaging technologies, to allow quick assessment of blocks in the most basic radiology department. Written by a world-renowned expert, providing consistency of style and approach throughout. Companion website contains downloadable images as well as moving X-rays of contrast injection, 3D reconstructions and explanatory cartoons. This unique book for specialist and trainee anaesthetists demonstrates, with simple X-rays and contrast injection, why epidurals are occasionally imperfect. Epidural Anaesthesia: Images, Problems and Solutions will enable you to refine your technique and avoid adverse outcomes in practice.
Landmarks for Peripheral Nerve Blocks by Didier A. Sciard; Maria E. Matuszczak; Nicholas LamDesigned for quick reference on the wards or in the operating room, this pocket-sized flip-book depicts the anatomic landmarks whose location is essential for successfully performing peripheral nerve blocks. Full-color computer-generated drawings show surface anatomy and relevant deeper anatomic structures. Each chapter first presents basic anatomy including landmarks and then proceeds to brief descriptions of the most widely used blocks, as well as tips to troubleshoot problems and avoid complications. Both upper and lower limb blocks are included. The book is spiral bound at the top and printed on heavy, laminated paper to allow use in the operating room.
Publication Date: 2007-10-22
MCQs in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy by Herman SehmbiThis revision guide provides essential information in a concise manner and targets trainees with an interest in regional anaesthesia who may be taking any MCQ-based exam in the specialty. Divided into nine clear chapters, it serves both as an overview and as examination practice.
Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook, 2e by Buckenmaier C, et al [eds]The second edition of Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook (MARAA) has been thoroughly revised and updated. This beautifully illustrated step-by-step guidance provides pertinent and practical guidance for managing vital acute pain services in all civilian and military clinical settings. Opening chapters review equipment, local anaesthesia and additives, and physics of ultrasound and nerve stimulation. Much of the book is devoted to step-by-step guidance on performing various regional anaesthesia nerve blocks organized by pertinent neuroanatomy, use of nerve stimulation, and use of ultrasound.
Publication Date: 2020-10-09
Multiple Choice Questions in Regional Anaesthesia, 2e by Rajesh Gupta; Dilip PatelThis book is aimed at those studying for the European Society of Regional Anesthesia Diploma Examinations, regional anesthesia component of FRCA examinations, and exit examinations for regional anesthesia fellowships. It is also relevant to the regional anesthesia component of US Board examinations and the Canadian fellowships in regional anesthesia.
Publication Date: 2020
Nerve Blockade and Interventional Therapy by Kiyoshige Ohseto; Hiroyuki Uchino; Hiroki Iida [eds]This book provides physicians practicing at pain management clinics with comprehensive explanations of interventional therapeutic procedures including nerve blockade, as well as pharmacotherapy. Interventional therapeutic procedures including nerve blockade are categorized by devices into landmark ("blind"), X-ray-guided, ultrasound-guided, CT-guided, MR-guided, and endoscopic techniques.
Publication Date: 2016-02-07
Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters by Sergio Sandrucci (Editor); Baudolino Mussa (Editor)Indications for central venous cannulation in critically ill patients have increased dramatically, but central venous access has the drawbacks of morbidity and a scarcity of experienced operators. Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access offers a solution, in that it reduces morbidity and can be performed by a dedicated nursing team. The aim of this book is to teach the fundamentals of this emerging technique. Advice is provided on choice of materials; maneuvers for positioning of peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs), techniques for evaluation of PICC tip placement; prevention, diagnosis, and management of complications; and organization of a dedicated team within a hospital or a supportive care program. Legal and economic issues are also considered. The book will be of interest to a wide range of professionals, including nutritionists, oncologists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, and radiologists.
Publication Date: 2014-07-25
Peripheral Nerve Blocks : A Color Atlas by Jacques E. ChellyThoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this best-selling full-color atlas is a step-by-step guide to performing more than 60 peripheral nerve blocks, including those used in children. For each nerve block, the book provides detailed information about indications, patient positioning, needle size, drug selection, volume for infusion rate, anatomic landmarks, approach, and technique and offers tips for maximizing effectiveness and minimizing complications. Full-color clinical photographs and line art demonstrate anatomic landmarks, patient positioning, and techniques. This edition offers new material on ultrasound guidance and continuous catheter techniques. A companion Website will offer instant access to an online image bank.
Publication Date: 2008-08-22
A Practical Approach to Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine, 5e by Francis V. Salinas; Michael F. Mulroy; Joseph M. Neal; De Q. H. Tran [eds]Originally authored by Michael F. Mulroy, MD, this respected title has helped practitioners provide effective regional anesthesia for nearly 30 years. Now it has been retitled A Practical Approach to Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine to reflect the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's recent establishment of Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine as an anesthesiology fellowship. This clinical reference has evolved with the many changes in this subspecialty to continue bringing you the up-to-date, clinically focused, hands-on guidance you need to offer your patients the best possible care.
Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia, 2e by Stuart A. Grant; David B. Auyong [eds]Ultrasound technology is enabling anesthesiologists to perform regional anesthetic procedures with greater confidence in accuracy and precision. With improvements in visualizing neural anatomy and needle movement, ultrasound guidance improves patient safety and operating room efficiency. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia provides authoritative, in-depth coverage of ultrasound guided regional anesthesiafor the anesthesiologist beginning to use ultrasound and makes a great reference for the more seasoned physician.
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
Vascular Anesthesia Procedures by Richard Urman; Alan KayeVascular Anesthesia Procedures will review the essential topics of the field from vascular anatomy to common vascular procedures, anaesthetic techniques in general and regional anaesthesia, complications, perioperative patient monitoring, and post-operative management. Chapters are concise, up-to-date, evidence-based, and richly illustrated throughout.
Publication Date: 2021-04-27
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