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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: January 2012

Chapter 60 - Upperextremity nerve blocks

from Part 10 - Regional Anesthesia

Suggested readings

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BrownDL. wInterscalene block. In: BrownDL, ed. Atlas of Regional Anesthesia. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1992:23–30.
ChanVWS, PerlasA, RawsonR, OdukoyaO. Ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block. Anesth Analg 2003; 97:1514–1517.
ChellyJE. Peripheral Nerve Blocks: A Color Atlas. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1999.
FouchRA, AbramSE, HoganQH. Neural blockade for upper-extremity pain. Hand Clin. 1996; 12(4):791–800.
GerancherJC. Upper extremity nerve blocks. Anesthesiol Clin North Am 2000; 18(2):297–317.
LongTR, WassCT, BurkleCM.Perioperative interscalene blockade: an overview of its history and current clinical use. J Clin Anesth 2002; 14:546–556.
NealJM, HeblJR, GerancherJC, HoganQH. Brachial plexus anesthesia: essentials of our current understanding. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2002; 27:402–428.
OotakiC, HayashiH, AmanoM. Ultrasound guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block: an alternative technique to anatomical landmark-guided approaches. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2000; 25: 600–604.
PerlasA, ChanVWS. Ultrasound guided interscalene brachial plexus block. Tech Reg Anesth Pain Management 2004; 8:143–148.
RetzlG, KapralS, GreherM, et al. Ultrasonographic findings of the axillary part of the brachial plexus. Anesth Analg 2001; 92:1271–1275.
SandhuNS, CapanLM. Ultrasound guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block. Br J Anaesth 2002; 89(2):254–259.
SchroederLE, HorlockerTT, SchroederDR.The efficacy of axillary block for surgical procedures above the elbow. Anesth Analg 1996: 83:747.
WilliamsSR, ChouinardP, ArcandG, et al. Ultrasound guidance speeds the execution and improves the quality of supraclavicular block. Anesth Analg 2003; 97:1518–1523.