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    Atlas of Regional Anesthesia
    By David L. Brown




    • Publisher: Saunders
    • Number Of Pages: 480
    • Publication Date: 2005-11-15
    • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1416022392
    • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781416022398
    • Binding: Hardcover



    Product Description:

    The fully updated and revised 3rd edition of this one-of-a-kind,
    full-color atlas helps you perform nerve blocks accurately and
    successfully in all regions of the body. Step-by-step illustrations
    demonstrate each technique in a simple, easy-to-follow manner. An
    emphasis on cross-sectional anatomy, illustrations of gross and surface
    anatomy, and CT and MRI scans help you develop a three-dimensional
    concept of anatomy essential to successful regional anesthesia
    administration.



    • Organizes each chapter's information under three headings: Perspective, Placement, and Pearls.
    • Features color illustrations of cross-sectional, gross, and surface anatomy, as well as CT and MRI scans.
    • Suggests appropriate drugs and their dosages.
    • Covers all regions of the body.



    • Includes new information on nerve stimulation (including stimulation catheters) and ultrasound techniques.
    • Presents thoroughly updated drug information, including newer pharmaceutical agents.
    • Contains brand-new color illustrations featuring added techniques.
    • Adds
      six new chapters: Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Ch 2);
      Paravertebral Blocks(Ch 37); Chronic and Cancer Pain Care (Ch 38);
      Cervical and Lumbar Transforaminal Injection (Ch 44); Implantation of
      Spinal Drug Delivery Systems (Ch 45); and Spinal Cord Stimulation(Ch
      46).


    With 3 additional contributing experts



    Summary: Image adjustment
    Rating: 4

    "Atlas of Regional Anesthesia"
    If you superimpose the two images of the arm at page 29, figure 3-2 and
    3-3, you will see the interception of the median antebrachial cutaneos
    n with the C5 dermatome. It counteracts the brachial plexus anatomy. C5
    don't supply the "median antebrachial cutaneos n".
    Araujo, Ricardo MD Anesthesia , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


    Summary: NO Photographs
    Rating: 4

    I was disappointed to find no photographs used in this atlas. The
    diagrams are all drawings. It is not a how-to-do book but a reference
    book.


    Summary: beautifully illustrated guide
    Rating: 5

    This book although pricey covers just about every block one could
    imagine and does it in a way that shows off all the strengths of the
    atlas-as-textbook.
    After a general chapter on equipment each section is started with a
    review of the pertinent anatomy of the region followed by descriptions
    of the various blocks for that region. Each technique is prefaced with
    a brief discussion of the 'big picture' of the block, then the local
    anatomy, positioning of the patient, and placement of the needle is
    covered. There is a nice little concluding paragraph covering gothchas.

    Whilst this text is aimed at the trainee/practising anesthetist, others
    may find it useful. For example fellows in pain management will find
    all the 'standards' are covered. It's only weakness arises in this
    context: use of supplemental imaging is not discussed except in facet
    blocks.


    Summary: lovely text
    Rating: 5

    I am a CRNAP practicing in an ansethesia group that does a great deal
    of regional anesthesia. We have developed a library of texts to be used
    for reference/review. This text is the best of the lot with clear
    concise illustration and excellent text. If you wish to have just one
    book to use as a reference, this one is it.


    Summary: Very helpful atlas
    Rating: 4

    very useful book, which contains clinical tips

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