Key Features

  • 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.

Table of 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.

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443070266
Electronic ISBN:
9780323475181