Paediatric & Neonatal Anaesthesia

1st Edition

Anaesthesia In A Nutshell

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780750653800

Description

This fifth book in the series, Neonatal and Paediatric Anaesthesia, provides essential information for anaesthetic trainees on their specialist orthopedic rotation or as a reference book for FRCA examination candidates.

Edited by:
George Hall, MB BS PhD FIBiol FRCA
Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesia, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

P Neville Robinson, FRCA
Consultant Anaesthetist, Northwick Park Hospital, Middlesex, UK

Key Features

  • Anaesthesia in a Nutshell is a series of pocket books designed to mirror the current modular training system
  • The content is pitched at the right level for starting out in each sub-specialty module, giving the trainee confidence in those first weeks
  • The succinct note style is convenient for quick reference and revision, and the portable format allows them to be constant companions in theatre and on the ward
  • The editors have ensured that each volume is comprehensive, reflecting the individual module syllabus, and focussing on best clinical practice
  • Selected further reading and key references enable the trainee to build on their initial training, and expand their knowledge as they progress through each sub-specialty

Table of Contents

Introduction

Physiology

Pharmacology

Anatomy

Anaesthesia in the neonate

Anaesthesia in the infant and child

Specialist anaesthesia for:

Neuro surgery
Cardiac
Day surgery
Radiology procedures


Local anaesthetic techniques

Pain management

Resuscitation and Transport

Equipment and Monitoring

Glossary of paediatric conditions

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750653800

About the authors

Ann Black

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK

Angus McEwan

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK