Churchill

Churchill's Pocketbook of Anaesthesia

A pocketbook of anaesthesia, designed to provide trainees at the beginning of their career in the specialty with an instant, on-the-job reference.

Paperback, 400 Pages

Published: December 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07026-6

Contents

  • Section 1 Basic Science. Physiology. Pharmacology. Physics. Equipment. Monitoring.

    Section 2 Preoperative Assessment. Preoperative assessment and planning. Pre-existing disease.

    Section 3 Conduct of Anaesthesia. Principles of safe anaesthetic practice. Conduct of general anaesthesia. Airway management. Fluid and electrolyte balance. Anaesthesia for the surgical specialties. Anaesthesia for special situations.

    Section 4 Regional Anaesthesia. Central neuraxis blockade. Peripheral nerve blockade.

    Section 5 Other aspects of anaesthesia. Postoperative care. The intensive care unit. Preparing for a career in anaesthesia. Action plans.

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