Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques.pdf
"This book should find a place in every Pain Clinic as a useful guide to the common procedures carried out there. It brings together all the techniques in one handy volume.Useful to trainees wishing to learn about them and also to experienced practitioners who may wish to remind themselves about a technique that they perform only infrequently." ("British Journal of Anaesthesia") "The consistent, easy-to-follow, repetitive nature of each technique is accompanied by excellent photographs and illustrations that serve to highlight the anatomical structures and relationships that must be fully understood in order to achieve success." ("Doody's Journals") "This is a highly practical step-by-step guide to procedures for chronic pain. It is suitable for the practicing pain physician, the anesthesiologist with an interest in chronic pain and to residents in training....a very helpful book to have in any pain clinic library." ("Amazon "customer review)
1. Mechanisms of pain transmission-an overview of anatomy and physiology 2. Joint injections 2.1 Lumbar facet joint injection 2.1 Cervical facet joint injection 2.3 Sacro-iliac joint injection 3. Epidural blockade 3.1 Lumbar epidural block 3.2 Thoracic epidural block 3.3 Cervical epidural block 3.4 Caudal epidural block 3.5 Long-term epidural catheter insertion 4. Somatic nerve blockade 4.1 Intercostal nerve block 4.2 Interpleural block 4.3 Lumbar nerve root block 4.4 Thoracic nerve root block 4.5 Sacral nerve root block 4.6 Occipital nerve block 4.7 Trigeminal ganglion (Gasserian) block 5. Autonomic blockade 5.1 Stellate ganglion block-C6 (classic) approach 5.2 Stellate ganglion block-C7 approach 5.3 Lumbar sympathetic block 5.4 Celiac plexus block-retrocrural approach 5.5 Celiac plexus block-anterocrural approach 5.6 Splanchnic nerve block 5.7 Hypogastric plexus block 5.8 Ganglion impar block 5.9 Intravenous regional sympathetic block-upper limb 5.10 Intravenous regional sympathetic block-lower limb 6. Muscle injection 6.1 Trigger-point injection-neck 6.2 Trigger-point injection-back 6.3 Gluteus medius injection 6.4 Piri formis injection 7. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) Appendix 1 Suggested local anesthetics Appendix 2 Suggested corticosteroids Appendix 3 Suggested neurolytic agents Appendix 4 Recommended resuscitation drugs and equipment Appendix 5 Dermatomes
Hone your pain injection skills with Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques! This highly illustrated, "off-the-shelf" guide offers easy-to-follow descriptions of today's best techniques for administering basic nerve blocks. Ideal for relative newcomers to pain management as well as for anesthesiology trainees, this medical reference book provides exactly the fundamental guidance you need to master these essential procedures.