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The fully updated and revised 3rd edition of this one-of-a-kind, full-color atlas helps you perform nerve blocks accurately and successfully in all regions of the body. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate each technique in a simple, easy-to-follow manner. An emphasis on cross-sectional anatomy, illustrations of gross and surface anatomy, and CT and MRI scans help you develop a three-dimensional concept of anatomy essential to successful regional anesthesia administration.Organizes each chapter's information under three headings: Perspective, Placement, and Pearls.Features color illustrations of cross-sectional, gross, and surface anatomy, as well as CT and MRI scans.Suggests appropriate drugs and their dosages.Covers all regions of the body.Includes new information on nerve stimulation (including stimulation catheters) and ultrasound techniques.Presents thoroughly updated drug information, including newer pharmaceutical agents.Contains brand-new color illustrations featuring added techniques.Adds six new chapters: Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Ch 2); Paravertebral Blocks(Ch 37); Chronic and Cancer Pain Care (Ch 38); Cervical and Lumbar Transforaminal Injection (Ch 44); Implantation of Spinal Drug Delivery Systems (Ch 45); and Spinal Cord Stimulation(Ch 46).With 3 additional contributing experts
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David W. Brown is an American author from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a regular contributor to The Atlantic, The Week, and Mental Floss.