Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Therapy

Traditional and Ultrasound-Guided Techniques

  • Danilo Jankovic
  • Philip Peng

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. General Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Herman Sehmbi, Anahi Perlas
      Pages 27-56
    3. Daquan Xu, Admir Hadzic
      Pages 67-78
  3. Head and Neck Region

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. André van Zundert, Chandra Kumar, Danilo Jankovic
      Pages 81-98
    3. Danilo Jankovic
      Pages 99-103
    4. Danilo Jankovic, Peter Cheng
      Pages 105-125
    5. Danilo Jankovic, Philip W. H. Peng
      Pages 127-131
    6. Danilo Jankovic, Ban C. H. Tsui
      Pages 133-160
    7. Olav Rohof, Robert Jan Stolker
      Pages 161-177
    8. Danilo Jankovic, Philip W. H. Peng
      Pages 179-186
    9. Anuj Bhatia, Philip W. H. Peng
      Pages 187-199
    10. Danilo Jankovic
      Pages 201-209
    11. Danilo Jankovic, Philip W. H. Peng
      Pages 211-222
  4. Cervical Region

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Paul Gray, Andre van Zundert
      Pages 225-232

About this book


In recent years the field of regional anesthesia, in particular peripheral and neuraxial nerve blocks, has seen an unprecedented renaissance following the introduction of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. This comprehensive, richly illustrated book discusses traditional techniques as well as ultrasound-guided methods for nerve blocks and includes detailed yet easy-to-follow descriptions of regional anesthesia procedures. The description of each block is broken down into the following sections: definition; anatomy; indications; contraindications; technique; drug choice and dosage; side effects; potential complications and how to avoid them; and medico-legal documentation. A checklist record for each technique and a wealth of detailed anatomical drawings and illustrations offer additional value. Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine provides essential guidelines for the application of regional anesthesia in clinical practice and is intended for anesthesiologists and all specialties engaged in the field of pain therapy such as pain specialists, surgeons, orthopedists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, general practitioners, and nurse anesthetists.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Danilo Jankovic
    • 1
  • Philip Peng
    • 2
  1. 1.Pain Management CenterCologne-HürthGermany
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of Toronto Toronto Western HospitalTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05130-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05131-4
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