Clinical Monitoring: Practical Applications for Anesthesia and Critical Care / Edition 3

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Drs. Carol L. Lake, Roberta L. Hines, and Casey D. Blitt*three highly regarded experts in the field*team up to produce this comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource on the current practices and equipment used in monitoring in clinical anesthesia and intensive care units today. This reference focuses on all aspects of clinical monitoring, including all major monitoring modalities
• integrates information on pediatric monitoring into each chapter
• employs a user-friendly organization by types of monitors*including cardiac, neuroanesthesia, and obstetric
• and much more!

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721686981
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/30/2000
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

General Principles
History and Philosophy of Monitoring
Information Systems
Monitoring and Patient Safety
Electrical Safety
Principles of Pressure Monitoring

Central And Peripheral Nervous Systems
Evoked Potentials
EEG and Monitoring of Anesthetic Depth (BIS)
Monitoring Intracranial Pressure
Monitoring the Neuromuscular Junction
Specialized Neurophysiologic Monitoring (NIRS, TCD)

Cardiac Monitoring
Electrocardiographic Monitoring for Ischemia and Arrhythimias
Invasive and Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
Perioperative Echocardiography

Monitoring The Respiratory System
Montoring the Function of the Respiratory System
Monitoring the Anesthesia Machine and Respiratory Gases
Monitoring of Oxygen
Arterial Blood Gas Monitoring and Analysis

Other Monitoring Applications
Monitoring of Temperature and Heart and Lungs Sounds
Biochemical and Metabolic Indicators (including renal function and gastric pH)
Monitoring Coagulation and Hemostasis
Pulse Oximeter Waveform: Photoelectric Plethysmography
Point-of-Care Monitoring and Analysis

Monitoring in Special Situations
Maternal and Fetal Monitoring in Obstetrics
Office-Based Anesthesia Monitoring
Monitoring in Unusual Environments
Monitoring Pain Management Procedures

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