This authoritative and comprehensive reference by an international team of distinguished experts, explores all aspects of the field-from the basic science of regional anesthesia to its implementation in clinical practice. Up-to-date information is organized into a consistent, quick-access format that is highlighted by over 325 outstanding illustrations. This is the only book of its kind with information on setting up an Acute Pain Service, outcomes and evidence based medicine, and advanced interventional techniques.

  • Provides clear and precise illustrations that correspond with the text.
  • Emphasizes evidence-based practice and outcome studies.
  • Describes interventional techniques in detail.
  • Offers an overview of future trends
  • Devotes an entire section to complications.
  • Features the expertise of an international panel of authors.
  • Presents guidance on setting up an Acute Pain Service.
  • Provides the latest pharmacological agents used in the field.