Graham Hocking

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi A review of the benefits and pitfalls of phantoms in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
    Graham Hocking
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:162-70. 2011
  2. ncbi Echogenic technology can improve needle visibility during ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
    Simon Hebard
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:185-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Optimizing the safety and practice of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia: the role of echogenic technology
    Graham Hocking
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 25:603-9. 2012
  4. ncbi Sonographic identification of needle tip by specialists and novices: a blinded comparison of 5 regional block needles in fresh human cadavers
    Hilary Edgcombe
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:207-11. 2010

Collaborators

  • Simon Hebard
  • Hilary Edgcombe

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi A review of the benefits and pitfalls of phantoms in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
    Graham Hocking
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:162-70. 2011
    ..Similar to clinical practice, this makes needles inserted at steep angles practically invisible, unless they are highly echogenic. This review describes the uses and pitfalls of phantoms that have been described or commercially produced...
  2. ncbi Echogenic technology can improve needle visibility during ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
    Simon Hebard
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:185-9. 2011
    ..95). This finding occurred when nonexpert anesthesiologists performed their standard UGRA technique. A needle that is visible for a greater percentage of time has potential safety and efficacy implications...
  3. ncbi Optimizing the safety and practice of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia: the role of echogenic technology
    Graham Hocking
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 25:603-9. 2012
    ..However, the key to safe ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia is to be able to direct the needle to the target. This relies on good needle visibility. We review the recent advances that have been made in this crucial area...
  4. ncbi Sonographic identification of needle tip by specialists and novices: a blinded comparison of 5 regional block needles in fresh human cadavers
    Hilary Edgcombe
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:207-11. 2010
    ..We describe a novel technique for objective assessment of needle-tip identification and present data on a new needle...