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Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Management of Painby Michael J Cousins
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This comprehensive, authoritative text presents the scientific foundations and clinical practice of neural blockade in both regional anesthesia and the management of pain. The descriptions and illustrations of pain mechanisms are considered classic examples. The Fourth Edition has been refined for clarity and flows logically from principles and pharmacology, to techniques for each anatomic region, to applications. This edition has two new co-editors and several new chapters on topics including neurologic complications, neural blockade for surgery, treatment of pain in older people, and complications in pain medicine.
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Encyclopedic text of the physiology, pharmacology, and toxicology of the local analgesic agents in common and unorthodox uses.
This unique text details the use of regional anesthesia for the management of all aspects of pain. It demonstrates the various blocks used, with lavish and classic illustrations to illuminate the text describing each procedure. It also covers the latest aspects of pain management, with recent advances and breakthroughs reported and discussed as to their relative usefulness and efficacy in clinical practice. Classic contributions are balanced with reports of new technologic and research developments, providing the best overview of regional anesthesia and pain management available today.
Table of Contents
Pharmacology and Physiology of Neural Blockade
Techniques of Neural Blockade
Neural Blockade in the Management of Pain
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