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Epidural Anaesthesia: Images, Problems and Solutions

1st Edition

By Clive Collier

CRC Press

152 pages

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Description

Epidural Anaesthesia: Images, Problems and Solutions brings together the most comprehensive collection of post-block epidurograms in the world into a single volume. With accompanying X-rays and contrast injection images, it clearly explains why an epidural block has failed and provides practical advice on how to avoid complications in the future.Ke

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction: Why investigate atypical epidural blocks? The technique of epidurography. The typical epidurogram. Complicated epidural blocks. The subdural and intradural spaces. Failed epidural blocks and misplaced catheters. Failed epidural blocks due to an obstructive septum. Spinal deformity and epidural block. An assessment of epidural catheters: the role of epidurograms. Conclusions.

About the Author

Clive Bourn Collier MD, MRCP, FRCA, FANZCA, Visiting Obstetric Anaesthetist, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia

Clive Collier is senior specialist anaesthetist at The Prince of Wales Private Hospital in Sydney, having previously been the Director of Anaesthetics at The Women's Hospital (Crown Street). He is one of the most highly qualified and experienced obstetric anaesthetists worldwide, with more than 36 years in the speciality, and personal experience of more than 20,000 epidural and spinal blocks. He has lectured widely and published almost 80 articles in the medical literature, as well as authoring two books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA036000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management