Local Infiltration Analgesia: A Technique to Improve Outcomes after Hip, Knee or Lumbar Spine Surgery, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Local Infiltration Analgesia

A Technique to Improve Outcomes after Hip, Knee or Lumbar Spine Surgery, 1st Edition

Edited by Dennis R. Kerr

CRC Press

118 pages

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Description

The concept of integrating pain management into the surgical process as a single entity is new and exciting. The use of local anaesthetic to block post-operative pain at the site of its generation is here refined into a management program allowing early mobilisation and dramatic pain control in the early post-operative period. This multimodal techn

Table of Contents

How It All Started. Physiology and Anatomy. Local Infiltration Analgesia. Safety Issues. Outcomes. Thrombophylaxis and Local Infiltration Analgesia. Infection and Local Infiltration Analgesia. Local Infiltration Analgesia for Lumbar Spine Surgery. Postoperative Care. Implementation - Making It Work. Appendixes.

About the Editor

Dennis Kerr MBBS, MHA, FANZCA, FFICANCA, DipABA, FHKCA, FHKAM, Joint Orthopaedic Centre Bondi Junction, New South Wales Australia, has over 20 years experience in anesthesia and intensive care. He is involved in pre-operative education, operative planning, and discharge patient care.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED006000
MEDICAL / Anesthesiology
MED065000
MEDICAL / Orthopedics
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General