Positioning in Anesthesia and Surgery / Edition 3

Positioning in Anesthesia and Surgery / Edition 3

by John T. Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721666744

ISBN-13: 9780721666747

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's the fully updated and revised edition of the most comprehensive core reference and technique manual available for the management of patient positioning during anesthesia and surgery. Separate chapters cover the physiology, the technique, and the possible complications of each position. Specific problems and subgroups of patients also receive full-chapter

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Here's the fully updated and revised edition of the most comprehensive core reference and technique manual available for the management of patient positioning during anesthesia and surgery. Separate chapters cover the physiology, the technique, and the possible complications of each position. Specific problems and subgroups of patients also receive full-chapter coverage. It's the only book of its kind currently available!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721666747
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
345
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. IGeneral Considerations1
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2General Principles of Safe Positioning5
Ch. 3Operating Tables and Their Attachments13
Ch. 4Physiologic Changes Associated with the Supine Position27
Sect. IIDorsal Decubitus Positions37
Ch. 5Supine Positions39
Ch. 6Lithotomy Positions47
Ch. 7The Head-Elevated Positions71
Ch. 8Head-Down Tilt95
Sect. IIILateral Decubitus Positions125
Ch. 9Lateral Positions127
Sect. IVVentral Decubitus Positions153
Ch. 10The Ventral Decubitus (Prone) Positions155
Sect. VSpecial Considerations197
Ch. 11Positioning the Extremities199
Ch. 12Positioning the Head and Neck223
Sect. VIPatient Categories235
Ch. 13Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy237
Ch. 14Pathologic Obesity243
Ch. 15Pediatrics251
Ch. 16Obstetrics267
Ch. 17Geriatrics281
Sect. VIIPotential Complications287
Ch. 18The Central Nervous System289
Ch. 19Peripheral Nervous System299
Ch. 20Postanesthesia Care Unit Evaluation319
Ch. 21Medicolegal Considerations329
Index335

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