Guidelines and Policies

Recommendations for Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Published by: 
Special Interest Group in Regional Anaesthesia
College of Anaesthesiologists,
Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (2019)

Recommendations for Peripheral Nerve Blocks Book 2019

MSA yearbook 2015/2016

The theme of the eight edition MSA yearbook is about peripheral nerve block. You can directly download the book from the MSA website:

Below are the main content of the yearbook:

Review Articles
1) OH NO! WHAT TO DO….!! A Guide To Suspected Post Block Neurological Injury
Amiruddin Nik Mohamed Kamil, Azrin Mohd Azidin
2) Aggressive Approach To Prevent Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) – Current Hallmark Of Treatment
Ahmad Afifi Arshad
3) Is Nerve Stimulation For Dual Guidance REALLY Necessary?
Azrin Mohd Azidin, Amiruddin Nik Mohamed Kamil
4) Evolution Of Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block
Teo Wei Wei, Beh Zhi Yuen, Shahridan Mohd Fathil
5) PECS And Quadratus Lumborum (QL) Blocks – Is Now The Time?
Azrin Mohd Azidin, Amiruddin Nik Mohamed Kamil

Research Articles
6) Posterior Parasagittal In-Plane Ultrasound Guided Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block – A Case Series
Beh Zhi Yuen, Mohd Shahnaz Hasan, Lai Hou Yee, Normadiah M Kassim, Siti Rosmani Md Zin,
Kin Fah Chin
7) Faster Onset Time Of Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block Using Local Anaesthetic Diluted With Dextrose
Lim Hong Jin, Mohd Shahnaz Hasan, Karuthan Chinnab
8) “Pain Score 0-2 Immediately After Thoracotomy?!” Serratus Anterior Plane Block: A New Promising Analgesic Technique For Post
Thoracotomy Pain – Case Series Experiences In Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru
Mohd Khairul Anwar A Rahim, Azmiza Maharani, Salamah Azerai, Raha Mohd Daud, Subramanyam Balan
9) Quadratus Lumborum Block As Anaesthesia: Case Series Of Abdominal Hernia Surgery In Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Sabri Dewa, Amiruddin Nik Mohd Kamil, Azrin Mohd Azidin
10) Four Point Injections In Ultrasound-Guided Rectus Sheath Block For Midline Laparotomy In HSI: Case Series
Mohd Khairul Anwar A Rahim, Ungku Kamariah Ungku Ahmad

Here are individual articles which can be downloaded:

Is Dual Guidance REALLY necessary

PECS and QL Blocks; Is it time. 2015


Evolution of Supraclavicular Block for MSA yearbook