Churchill's Pocketbook of Anaesthesia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443070266

Churchill's Pocketbook of Anaesthesia

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780443070266
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 8th December 2006
Page Count: 400


A pocketbook of anaesthesia, designed to provide trainees at the beginning of their career in the specialty with an instant, on-the-job reference.

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.


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