Key Features

  • Take advantage of concise coverage of a broad variety of timely topics in anesthesia.

Table of Contents

I. Operating Room

1

Medical Gas Supply

 

2

Electrical Supply

 

3

Microshock Hazards

 

4

Operating Room Fires

 

5

Operating Room Management

II. Equipment

6

Vaporizers

 

7

Flowmeters and the Physics of Gas Flow

 

8

Carbon-Dioxide Absorption

 

9

Carbon-Dioxide Retention and Capnography

 

10

Tracheal Tubes

 

11

Complications of Tracheal Intubation

 

12

Disconnect Monitors

 

13

Closed-Circuit Anesthesia

III. Monitoring

14

Pulse Oximetry

 

15

Pulmonary Artery Catheters

16

Direct Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

17

Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

18

Depth of Anesthesia

 

19

Monitoring Integrity of the Neuromuscular Junction

 

20

Evoked Potentials

IV. Physiology

21

Oxygen Transport

 

22

Carbon-Dioxide Transport

 

23

Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases

 

24

Blood Gas Temperature Correction

 

25

Central Regulation of Ventilation

 

26

Physiologic Effects of Hypercarbia and Hypocarbia

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Details

No. of pages:
648
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781437703672
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314848
Print ISBN:
9781437713695

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