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

Churchill's Pocketbook of Anaesthesia

1st Edition

Authors: Michael Nathanson Ravi Mahajan
Paperback ISBN: 9780443070266
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 8th December 2006
Page Count: 400

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.


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.


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About the Authors

Michael Nathanson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Ravi Mahajan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Honorary Consultant, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK