Lee's Synopsis of Anaesthesia - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9788131248607, 9788131248614

Lee's Synopsis of Anaesthesia

14th Edition

Editors: Jeremy Cashman Judith Dinsmore
eBook ISBN: 9788131248614
Paperback ISBN: 9788131248607
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 3rd August 2017
Page Count: 936
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Description

An iconic textbook having its own place in the subject of Anaesthesia. Most suitable as a quick source of information during ward posting and for revision during exams. The book is divided into sections that cover patient preparation for anaesthesia, techniques of anaesthesia, post-operative care and pain management, regional anaesthesia and anaesthesia for specific procedures and situations.

Key Features

  • The textbook to have at hand.
  • Fully updated edition.
  • A pocket sized ‘know it all’ that provides a comprehensive coverage of every aspect of anaesthesia.
  • Written by a distinguished team of specialist anaesthetists in a clear, concise and readable style with frequent use of bullet lists, colour illustrations, tables and summary boxes.
  • Dictionary of rare medical diseases (separate lists for adult and paediatric) given in the appendices.

Table of Contents

Section 1: PREPARATION OF THE PATIENT FOR SURGERY

1.1 Assessment and Preparation

1.2 Medical Conditions Infl uencing Anaesthesia

Section 2: GENERAL ANAESTHESIA

2.1 Anaesthetic Equipment

2.2 Monitoring

2.3 Inhalational Anaesthesia

2.4 Intravenous Anaesthesia

2.5 Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

2.6 Airway Management

2.7 Intravascular Techniques, Fluid Administration and Blood Transfusion

2.8 Acid–Base and Electrolyte Balance

2.9 Nutrition

2.10 Resuscitation

Section 3: CARE OF THE PATIENT AFTER SURGERY

3.1 Care in the Recovery Area

3.2 Acute Pain Management

3.3 Complications of Anaesthesia and the Perioperative Period

Section 4: REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA

4.1 Local Anaesthetic Agents

4.2 Peripheral Neuraxial Blockade

4.3 Central Neuraxial Blockade

Section 5: ANAESTHESIA FOR VARIOUS PROCEDURES

5.1 Abdominal Surgery

5.2 Cardiac Surgery

5.3 Day Surgery

5.4 Endocrine Surgery

5.5 Gynaecological Surgery

5.6 Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery

5.7 Neurosurgery

5.8 Obstetrics

5.9 Ophthalmic Surgery

5.10 Anaesthesia for Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery

5.11 Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

5.12 Otorhinolaryngology

5.13 Plastic Surgery and the Care of Burns

5.14 Thoracic Anaesthesia

5.15 Anaesthesia in Unusual Environments

5.16 Urological Surgery

5.17 Vascular Surgery

Section 6: CHRONIC PAIN

6.1 Chronic Pain

Section 7: TRAINING, STANDARDS AND SAFETY IN ANAESTHESIA

7.1 Standards, Education, Safety and Quality Improvement

Appendices

1 Dictionary of Adult Medical Disorders

2 Dictionary of Paediatric Medical Disorders

Details

No. of pages:
936
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131248614
Paperback ISBN:
9788131248607

About the Editor

Jeremy Cashman

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Anaesthetist, St. George's Hospital, London, UK

Judith Dinsmore