Basic Physics & Measurement in Anaesthesia book cover

Basic Physics & Measurement in Anaesthesia

Revisions for this edition will include latest equipment and review of technical features, new European regulations, expanded EEG and infusion chapters, updated illustrations and new ones added, thorough review to cover FRCA requirements.

Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Emergency Medicine Residents, Medical Students, Critical Care Nurses, Health Science Libraries

Paperback, 328 Pages

Published: June 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4828-8


  • 1. Pressure
    2. Fluid flow
    3. Volume and flow measurement
    4. The gas laws
    5. Natural exponential functions
    6. Solubility
    7. Diffusion and osmosis
    8. Work, energy and power
    9. Temperature
    10. Heat capacity and latent heat
    11. Vaporizers
    12. Humidification
    13. The sine wave and wave patterns
    14. Electricity
    15. Biological electrical potentials:
    their display and recording
    16. Electrical safety
    17. Blood pressure measurement
    18. Oxygen measurement
    19. Hydrogen ion and carbon dioxide
    20. Further techniques of gas and vapour
    21. Gas supplies
    22. Breathing and scavenging systems
    23. Fires and explosions
    24. Isotopes and radiation
    25. Presentation and handling of data, basic
    measurement concepts
    26. Assessment of awareness during anaesthesia


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