Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, 3rd Edition

Andrew T. Gray. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2019, $222.72, 422 pages, ISBN 978-0-323-50951-0
  • Sathish Shanmuganathan
  • Derek Dillane
Book and New Media Reviews

The widespread availability of instructional resources for ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia (UGRA), from video-sharing websites to comprehensive workshops, has resulted in an educational market that is relatively unsaturated by textbooks and atlases. The revised and updated third edition of Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia will satisfy UGRA devotees seeking a less ephemeral reference. Owners of the previous, second edition will notice the addition of 12 new chapters detailing recently described techniques, the preponderance to be found in the sections on the trunk and head and neck. In a departure from previous editions, 14 of the 75 chapters are by contributing authors, many being “household names” in regional anesthesia. Despite its multi-author nature, there is a uniformity to the structure of the book, and the editor is to be commended for the seamless fusion of what are presumably disparate writing styles.

The textbook’s 75 chapters are organized into seven...


Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

Copyright information

© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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