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.
A pocketbook of anaesthesia, designed to provide trainees at the beginning of their career in the specialty with an instant, on-the-job reference.
- Concentrates on those procedures actually done by trainees, rather than by more senior staff.
- Gives didactic guidance on preoperative problems, intra-operative events and emergencies.
- Attractive two colour page design with bulleted lists and boxes makes the information easily accessible, plastic covers give durability.
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2007
- 8th December 2006
- Churchill Livingstone
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Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Professor and Honorary Consultant, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK