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Anesthesia Equipment

Principles and Applications (Expert Consult: Online and Print)

Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Jan Ehrenwerth and Dr. James B. Eisenkraft, offers expert, highly visual, practical guidance on the full range of delivery systems and technology used in practice today. It equips you with the objective, informed answers you need to ensure optimal patient safety.

Hardbound, 768 Pages

Published: March 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-11237-6


  • Part I: Gases and Ventilation

    1 Medical Gases: Storage and Supply

    2 The Anesthesia Machine and Workstation

    3Anesthesia Vaporizers

    4 Breathing Circuits

    5 Waste Anesthetic Gases and Scavenging Systems

    6 Anesthesia Ventilators

    7 Humidifier and Filtration

    Part II: System Monitors

    8 Respiratory Gas Monitoring

    9 Monitoring Ventilation

    Part III: Patient Monitors

    10 Capnography

    11 Pulse Oximetry

    12 Blood Pressure Monitoring

    13 Electrocardiographic Monitoring

    14 Temperature Monitoring

    14 Temperature Monitoring

    15 Monitoring Neuromuscular Blockade

    Part IV: Other Equipment

    16 Airway Equipment

    17 Pediatric Anesthesia Systems and Equipment

    18 Infusion Pumps

    19 Noninvasive Temporary Pacemakers and Defibrillators

    20 Infection Prevention: Recommendations for Practice

    Part V: Computers, Alarms and Ergonomics

    21 Computing and the Internet in Clinical Practice

    22 Perioperative Informatics

    23 Vigilance, Alarms, and Integrated Monitoring Systems

    24 Ergonomics of the Anesthesia Workspace

    25 Simulation Equipment, Techniques, and Applications

    Part VI: Special Conditions

    26 Closed Circuit Anesthesia

    27 Anesthesia Delivery in the MRI Environment

    28 Anesthesia at High Altitude

    29 Anesthesia in Difficult Locations and Developing Countries

    Part VII: Safety, Standards and Quality

    30 Hazards of the Anesthesia Delivery System

    31 Electrical and Fire Safety

    32 Machine Checkout and Quality Assurance

    33 Risk Management and Medicolegal Aspects of Anesthesia Equipment

    34 Standards and Regulatory Considerations


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