Anaesthesia in a Nutshell


  • Judith Dinsmore, MB, BS(London), FRCA, DA, Consultant Anaesthetist (specializing in Neurosurgery), St George's Hospital, London, UK
  • George Hall, MB, BS, PhD, FIBiol, FRCA, Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK

Series Editors:

George Hall, MB BS PhD FIBiol FRCA, Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesia, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK
P Neville Robinson, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Northwick Park Hospital, Middlesex, UK

Other Titles in the Series:

Obstetric Anaesthesia by Neville Robinson and David Vaughan
Paediatric Anaesthesia by Ann Black and Angus McEwan
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia by John Gothard, Andrea Kelleher and Elizabeth Haxby
Trauma and Orthopaedic Anaesthesia by Geraldine Edge and Mary Fennelly

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Book information

  • Published: January 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5009-0

Table of Contents

Applied neurophysiology - control of cerebral circulation and ICP; Applied neuropharmacology - effect of drugs on CBF and ICP, control of convulsions, management of cerebral ischaemia; Preoperative assessment and management; Neuroimaging - CT and MRI; Principles of anaesthesia for craniotomy; Anaesthesia for aneurysm surgery; Anaesthesia for tumour; Anaesthesia for posterior fossa surgery; Anaesthesia for spinal surgery; Postoperative care; Monitoring of CNS; Traumatic brain injury