The delivery of regional anaesthesia for surgery

Jlala, Hatem A. (2010) The delivery of regional anaesthesia for surgery. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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Abstract

I have addressed in this thesis several major areas impacting upon the practice of regional anaesthesia in clinical practice. These include patient-centred issues (consent, anxiety and satisfaction) and technical issues affecting the delivery of service (needling and the use of ultrasound-guidance). While disparate, these issues combine to affect the efficient, safe and humane delivery of an important part of modern healthcare. These areas have been chosen as those most amenable to study and those with the greatest potential for real-world impact. Their unifying theme is the improvement in the delivery of regional anaesthesia.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Hardman, J.G.
Bedforth, N.M.
Moppett, I.
Keywords: Regional anaesthesia, Patients' anxiety, Risk disclosure, Modelling and simulation, Catheter, Needle, Ultrasound guidance
Subjects: W Medicine and related subjects (NLM Classification) > WO Surgery
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Clinical Sciences
Item ID: 11325
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 12:58
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2016 05:02
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/11325

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