Curated with the generous assistance of Dr Michael Holland
This page contains (links in title):
BJA education articles
Most recent articles
Last 5 years of BJA Ed/ATOTW Articles (A-Z)
General principles and complications
- Anaesthesia, analgesia and the surgical stress response
- General principles of regional anaesthesia in children
- Local anaesthetic systemic toxicity
- Perineural adjuncts for peripheral nerve block
- Peripheral nerve blockade
- Challenges, solutions and advances in US guided regional anaesthesia
Head and neck (and chest)
- Regional anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgery
- Scalp block for awake craniotomy
- Cervical plexus block
- Anaesthesia for rib fractures
- Peripheral nerve block at the elbow and wrist
- Regional anaesthesia for shoulder surgery
- US guided brachial plexus blocks
- US guided peripheral nerve blocks of the upper limb
- Anaesthesia and analgesia for knee joint arthroplasty
- Adductor canal block
- Ankle block
- Fascia iliaca compartment block
- Distal nerve blocks of the lower limb
- US femoral and sciatic nerve blocks
- Sciatic nerve block
- US guided lumbar central neuraxial block
- Paediatric regional anaesthesia – central neuraxial, thoracoabdominal blocks
- Paravertebral blocks and novel alternatives
- Spinal anaesthesia for ambulatory surgery
- Sympathetic blocks
Recent guidelines or key articles
AAGBI Management of LA toxicity 2 page guideline with everything you need!
- RA-UK is the UK division of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia
- NYSORA website – excellent descriptions (although slightly detailed) of blocks and sonoanatomy
- ESRA website – european society of regional anaesthesia in Europe
- The ESRA also runs the European Diploma of Regional Anaesthesia and this is their reading list for regional enthusiasts!
- The American Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ASRA) have guidelines here.
- The Canadian Society of Regional Anaesthesia has a website with lots of resources here.
- The ANZCA website of Australia and New Zealand have a regional anaesthesia page which puts the spotlight on some articles and books and podcasts.
The RA-UK have produced a Pocket Guide to Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia which is really useful. This is the link to it on Amazon. We will procure it for the trainee library soon.
The RA-UK also have a very good Youtube Channel for that quick pre-list revision in the coffee room!