This volume in the successful Made Easy series is aimed at all doctors working in accident and emergency departments to help remind them of the common nerve block techniques. These techniques can be difficult to master and require great precison. Each procedure is described in step-by-step detail along with accompanying colour illustrations.
By Mike Wells, MBBCh, MScMed (Emergency Medicine) Dip, PEC(SA), FCEM(SA), Specialist Emergency Physician, Lecturer and Consultant, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Netcare Union Hospital Emergency Department, Johannesburg, South Africa
Table of Contents:
Introduction. Local anaesthetic toxidromes and complications. Topical anaesthesia. Local anaesthesia. Basic dental and oral local anaesthesia. Haematoma block. Intra-articular local anaesthesia. Intrapleural block. Intravenous regional anaesthesia. Nerve block regional anaesthesia. Procedural sedation and analgesia.