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Epidural block

Graeme McLeod.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 13693 words.

Epidural block has now become well established as an adjunct to general anaesthesia and is regarded as the most effective means of providing pain relief after surgery and during labour...

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Head, neck, and airway blocks

Neil Smart, Stephen Hickey and Alistair Nimmo.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 6915 words.

Nerve blocks in the head and neck were, for long, the preserve of the surgeons (dental, maxillofacial, ophthalmic, and ear, nose & throat) specializing in that region of the body. In...

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Lower limb blocks

Colin McCartney.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 9459 words.

Peripheral nerve blocks of the lower limb can provide profound intraoperative anaesthesia and postoperative analgesia without many of the side effects of central techniques. However, spinal...

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Operative Surgery

Edited by Greg R. McLatchie and David Leaper.

August 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Operating Department Practice; Anatomy; Breast Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Urology; Paediatric Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Transplant Surgery. 888 pages.

This completely revised resource provides concise and clear information on how to perform operations in the main surgical specialties.

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Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

Edited by Graeme McLeod, Colin McCartney and Tony Wildsmith.

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; History of Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Neurology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Peri-operative Care; Clinical Skills; Communication Skills; Anatomy; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics; Paediatric Surgery. 304 pages.

The fourth edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the practical applications of the various methods of regional anaesthesia, including ultrasound, as well as giving an account...

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Regional anaesthesia of the trunk

John McDonnell and Dominic Harmon.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 8036 words.

The use of peripheral nerve blocks in the trunk has been an area of significant development and expansion in recent years even though most methods were first described long ago. Two...

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Sacral epidural (caudal) block

Edward Doyle and Jon McCormack.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 3205 words.

The sacral approach to the epidural space provides a reliable and effective block for operations which involve low lumbar and sacral dermatomes. The technique of using a single injection of...

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Spinal anaesthesia

Jonathan Whiteside and Tony Wildsmith.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 10892 words.

Spinal anaesthesia is induced by the injection of local anaesthetic into the subarachnoid space, and is generally regarded as one of the most reliable of regional block methods. It has the...

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Upper limb blocks

David Coventry.

in Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Skills; Anatomy. 10748 words.

Nerve block techniques can play a major role in the management of procedures on the upper limb, providing both anaesthesia for operative surgery and analgesia thereafter. Brachial plexus...

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