Understanding Anesthesia Equipment / Edition 5

Understanding Anesthesia Equipment / Edition 5

by Jerry A. Dorsch, Susan E. Dorsch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781776031

ISBN-13: 9780781776035

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The "Bible on Anesthesia Equipment" returns in a new Fifth Edition, and once again takes readers step-by-step through all the basic anesthesia equipment. This absolute leader in the field includes comprehensive references and detailed discussions on the scientific fundamentals of anesthesia equipment, its design, and its optimal use. This thoroughly updated edition

Overview

The "Bible on Anesthesia Equipment" returns in a new Fifth Edition, and once again takes readers step-by-step through all the basic anesthesia equipment. This absolute leader in the field includes comprehensive references and detailed discussions on the scientific fundamentals of anesthesia equipment, its design, and its optimal use. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on suction devices, the magnetic resonance imaging environment, temperature monitoring and control, double-lumen tubes, emergency room airway equipment, and many other topics.

Readers will have access to the fully searchable online text and an interactive quiz bank at a companion Website.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781776035
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
1056
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

GAS SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
Medical Gas Cylinders and Containers
Medical Gas Pipeline Systems
Suction Equipment
Oxygen Concentrators

ANESTHESIA MACHINES AND BREATHING SYSTEMS
The Anesthesia Machine
Vaporizers
The Breathing System: General Principles, Common Components, and Classifications
Mapleson Breathing Systems
The Circle System
Manual Resuscitators
Humidification Equipment
Anesthesia Ventilators
Controlling Trace Gas Levels
Hazards of Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems
Latex Allergy

AIRWAY EQUIPMENT
Face Masks and Airways
Supraglottic Airway Devices
Laryngoscopes
Tracheal Tubes and Associated Equipment
Lung Isolation Devices
Devices for Managing the Difficult Airway

MONITORING DEVICES
Gas Monitoring
Airway Volumes, Flows, and Pressures
Pulse Oximetry
Neuromuscular Transmission Monitoring
Alarm Devices
Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitors
Data Management Systems
Temperature Monitoring

EQUIPMENT RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATIONS
Equipment for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment
Temperature Control Equipment
Operating Room Fires and Personnel Injuries Related to Sources of Ignition

EQUIPMENT CARE
Equipment Checkout
Cleaning and Sterilization

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