Epidural Technique In Obstetric Anesthesia [electronic resource] / by Giorgio Capogna
- Chapter 1 History of Lumbar Epidural Block -- Chapter 2 Anatomy of the Lumbar Epidural Region -- Chapter 3 Distribution of a Solution in the Epidural Space -- Chapter 4 Fundamentals -- Chapter 5 Epidural Technique -- Chapter 6 New Techniques and Emerging Technologies to Identify the Epidural Space -- Chapter 7 Combined Spinal-Epidural Technique -- Chapter 8 Contraindications -- Chapter 9 Complications -- Chapter 10 Teaching Epidural Block -- Chapter 11 The Words of the Masters.
- This book represents a unique and substantial guide, and will bring anesthesiologists up-to-date on advances in the neuraxial technique and its applications in obstetrics. Today the epidural block is almost exclusively of interest to obstetric anesthesiologists, and how it is taught increasingly coincides with its applications in obstetrics. Since the classical, seminal textbooks by Bonica, Moore and Bromage, published in the 1950s and 60s, textbooks devoted solely to the epidural technique have become quite rare. Among more recent books, there are many excellent texts on epidural anesthesia or analgesia in obstetrics, but none are fully dedicated to the epidural technique, which is usually described in a few paragraphs or, at most, in a chapter. This highly detailed book, including videoclip on epidural technique, offers comprehensive coverage on epidurals; as such, it will appeal to all anesthesiologists, especially obstetric anesthesiologists.
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