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Working in the Operating Theater

A straightforward primer on theatre work and basic anesthetics for personnel working in the operating theatre, including theatre, anaesthetic and recovery nurses, and operating department assistants. It covers standard principles in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and microbiology, and gives a brief introduction to physics and electronics. It also covers fundamentals of clinical practice in anaesthesia, surgery, recovery, and intensive care.

Paperback, 328 Pages

Published: October 1997

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-05573-7

Contents

  • Anatomy and Physiology. Pharmacology. Microbiology. Physics and Electronics. Patient Care and Theatre Techniques. Anaesthesia. Surgery. Recovery and Intensive Care. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Acid-Base and Electrolyte Balance. Management of Chronic Pain. Nursing Research and Statistics. Audit and Computers. Appendix. Self-Assessment Questions. Answers to Self-Assessment Questions. Glossary. Index.

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