By J. De Castro M.D., J. Meynadier M.D., M. Zenz M.D. (auth.)
by E.K. ZSIGMOND, M.D. division of Anesthesiology collage of Illinois Chicago U.S.A. it's, certainly, a different honor and privilege to be invited through the authors to put in writing a preface to this huge monograph, local Opioid Analgesia. local Opioid Analgesia is a enormous project via Drs. De Castro, Meynadier and Zenz presently after the creation of this innovative method of discomfort reduction which opened a brand new epoch in analgesiology. this is often, certainly, the 1st actual and entire textbook encompassing the present knowl aspect in this novel method of soreness aid. we're indebted to the authors for introducing the recent opioids to neighborhood analgesia with the scientists, who de veloped the effective brief and ultrashort performing opioids with excessive healing indices, which many researchers dreamt approximately yet by no means ahead of materialized. The part impression liabilities of those new opioids are minute in comparison to morphine and meperidine. local Opioid Analgesia couldn't were extra authentically written than by means of Drs. De Castro,Zenz and Meynadier,who have carried out day-by-day medical investigations on all identified opioids for local analgesia in addition to for neurolept analgesia. Therein lies the good worth of this monograph: it's the so much actual paintings in this topic.