Anesthesia Equipment - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323672795, 9780323775489

Anesthesia Equipment

3rd Edition

Principles and Applications

Authors: Jan Ehrenwerth James Eisenkraft James Berry
eBook ISBN: 9780323775489
eBook ISBN: 9780323775496
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323672795
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 12th October 2020
Page Count: 656
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Description

Offering highly visual, easy-to-read coverage of the full range of anesthesia equipment in use today, this authoritative reference is your go-to text for objective, informed answers to ensure optimal patient safety. Anesthesia Equipment, 3rd Edition, provides detailed information on the intricate workings of each device or workstation, keeping you fully up to date and helping you meet both equipment and patient care challenges.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Gases and Ventilation
1. Medical Gases: Storage and Supply 3
2. The Anesthesia Machine and Workstation 25
3. Anesthesia Vaporizers 66
4. Breathing Circuits 100
5. Waste Anesthetic Gases and Scavenging Systems 125
6. Anesthesia Ventilators 149
7. Humidification and Filtration 183

PART 2 System Monitors
8. Respiratory Gas Monitoring 195
9. Monitoring Ventilation 218

PART 3 Patient Monitors
10. Capnography 239
11. Pulse Oximetry 253
12. Hemodynamic Monitoring 271
13. Temperature Monitoring 287

PART 4 Other Equipment
14. Airway Equipment 307
15. Preventing Transmission of Infectious Diseases 332
16. Infusion Pumps 351

PART 5 Vigilance, Alarms, and Ergonomics
17. Vigilance, Alarms, and Integrated Monitoring Systems 371
18. Ergonomics of the Anesthesia Workspace 407

PART 6 Special Conditions
19. Closed-Circuit Anesthesia 433
20. Anesthesia Delivery in the MRI Environment 453
21. Anesthesia at High Altitude 468
22. Anesthesia in Difficult Locations and in Developing Countries 479

PART 7 Safety, Standards, and Quality
23. Hazards of the Anesthesia Delivery System 489
24. Electrical and Fire Safety 526
25. Machine Checkout and Quality Assurance 559
26. Risk Management and Medicolegal Aspects of Anesthesia Equipment Use 584
27. Standards and Regulatory Considerations 593

Details

No. of pages:
656
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2021
Published:
12th October 2020
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323775489
eBook ISBN:
9780323775496
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323672795

About the Authors

Jan Ehrenwerth

James Eisenkraft

James Berry

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee