Essentials of Regional Anesthesia

  • Alan David Kaye
  • Richard D. Urman
  • Nalini Vadivelu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. General Principles of Regional Anesthesia Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Edward R. Mariano, Karley J. Mariano
      Pages 3-20
    3. Jeff Gadsden
      Pages 21-36
    4. Joseph Marino, Brian E. Harrington
      Pages 37-80
  3. Basic Science and Clinical Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Harry J. Gould III, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 83-119
    3. Jose A. Aguirre, Gina Votta-Velis, Alain Borgeat
      Pages 121-156
    4. Rinoo Shah, Alan David Kaye, Adam Kaye, Jeffrey Y. Tsai
      Pages 157-174
  4. Equipment for Regional Anesthesia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Beverly Pearce-Smith, Johnny K. Lee
      Pages 177-190
    3. Paul E. Bigeleisen, Steven Orebaugh
      Pages 191-198
    4. David M. Polaner, Alan Bielsky
      Pages 199-237
    5. Jonathan T. Weed, Brian D. Sites
      Pages 239-258
  5. Techniques for Regional Anesthesia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Maria Teresa Gudin, Ramón López, Jesus Estrada, Esperanza Ortigosa
      Pages 261-291
    3. Sreekumar Kunnumpurath, S. Ramessur, A. Fendius, Nalini Vadivelu
      Pages 293-338
    4. De Q. H. Tran, Shubada Dugani, Juan Francisco Asenjo
      Pages 339-383
    5. Sylvia Wilson, Anna Uskova
      Pages 385-406
    6. Rick Chien-An Chen, Peter A. Blume
      Pages 407-421
    7. Rita Merman, Vlad Shick
      Pages 423-461
    8. Desiree Persaud, Sébastian Garneau
      Pages 463-481
    9. Henry A. Gremillion, Christopher J. Spencer, Alex D. Ehrlich
      Pages 483-504
    10. Ryan P. Ellender, Paul L. Samm, Richard H. Whitworth Jr.
      Pages 505-523
    11. Henry Liu, Charles James Fox, Michael J. Yarborough, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 525-539
    12. Siamak Rahman, Parisa Partownavid
      Pages 541-556
    13. Lindsey Vokach-Brodsky
      Pages 557-563
    14. Daniela Elena Francesca Ghisi, Andrea Fanelli, Carl Rest
      Pages 565-577
    15. Ralf E. Gebhard, Andres Missair
      Pages 579-604
    16. Rafael Justiz, Audra Day, Miles Day
      Pages 605-646
  6. Special Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 647-647
    2. Vijay Krishnamoorthy, Ruben Koshy, Gina Votta-Velis, Alain Borgeat
      Pages 649-664
    3. Bryan Fritz, Marlene Barnhouse, Usha Ramadhyani, Bobby Nossaman
      Pages 665-688
    4. Ray L. Paschall
      Pages 689-730
    5. Joshua E. Smith
      Pages 731-737
  7. Additional Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 739-739
    2. Joel Barton, Stuart A. Grant
      Pages 741-777
    3. Jonathan C. Beathe
      Pages 779-798
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 799-816

About this book


This is a compact, single-source guide to regional anesthesia.  Chapters are authored by regional anesthesia fellowship directors and fellows to insure maximum practicality and up-to-date coverage. 
Essentials of Regional Anesthesia covers all anatomical regions as well as the unique considerations in patients with chronic pain, obstetric patients, pediatric patients, and patients treated in the outpatient setting.   A common chapter format makes it easy to find information quickly, and extensive illustrations enhance the text.   

Stay current with Essentials of Regional Anesthesia, and stay ahead with these helpful features:

• Ultrasound incorporated into each block
• Extremely practical focus
• More than 400 Q & As to test knowledge
• Authored by regional anesthesia fellowship directors and fellows
• Clinical pearls and guidance on complications
• Concise, clinically oriented review of relevant basic science
• Common chapter format for ease of use
• Well illustrated with 350 figures, nearly 200 in color


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alan David Kaye
    • 1
  • Richard D. Urman
    • 2
  • Nalini Vadivelu
    • 3
  1. 1.University Hosp and Ochsner Kenner Hosp, Prof and Chairman,Dept of AnesthesiologyDirector of Interventional Pain Mgmt.New OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical School, Director, Proced Sedation Mgmt & SafetyAssistant Professor of AnesthesiaBostonUSA
  3. 3.Yale University School of MedicineAssociate Professor of AnesthesiologyNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1012-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1013-3
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