How to Survive in Anaesthesia / Edition 3by Neville Robinson, George M. Hall
Anaesthesia can be daunting for the novice. How to Survive in Anaesthesia is a pocket-sized book written by three authors with over 90 years of experience in the specialty. It covers basic aspects of airway and fluid management, anaesthetic equipment, common emergencies and a step-by-step guide to anaesthesia for the surgical specialties. It is always/i>… See more details below
Anaesthesia can be daunting for the novice. How to Survive in Anaesthesia is a pocket-sized book written by three authors with over 90 years of experience in the specialty. It covers basic aspects of airway and fluid management, anaesthetic equipment, common emergencies and a step-by-step guide to anaesthesia for the surgical specialties. It is always practical, ever contemporary and frequently amusing. The safe and practical advice given in this book will help novices not only survive their first few months in anaesthesia but also enjoy them.
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Table of Contents
Part I Nuts and bolts.
1. Evaluation of the airway.
2. Control of the airway.
3. Tracheal intubation.
4. Failed intubation drill.
5. Vascular access.
6. Intravenous fluids.
7. The anaesthetic machine.
8. Anaesthetic breathing systems.
9. Ventilators and other equipment.
10. Monitoring in anaesthesia.
Part II Crises and complications.
11. Cardiac arrest.
12. Haemorrhage and blood transfusion.
13. Anaphylactic reactions.
14. Malignant hyperthermia.
15. Stridor – upper airway obstruction.
17. Common intraoperative problems.
18. Postoperative problems.
19. Anaesthetic mishaps.
Part III Passing the gas.
20. Preoperative evaluation.
21. Recognition and management of the sick patient.
22. Principles of emergency anaesthesia.
23. Regional anaesthesia.
24. Anaesthesia for gynaecological surgery.
25. Anaesthesia for urological surgery.
26. Anaesthesia for abdominal surgery.
27. Anaesthesia for dental and ENT surgery.
28. Anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery.
29. Anaesthesia for day case surgery.
30. Management of the patient in the recovery area.
31. Postoperative analgesia.
32. Management of head injuries.
33. Anaesthesia in the corridor.
34. Anaesthetic aphorisms
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