Understanding Anesthesia Equipment [NOOK Book]

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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, ...
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Understanding Anesthesia Equipment

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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.
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The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451178678
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/29/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1056
  • File size: 27 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgments
Sect. I Gas Supply and Distribution Systems
1 Medical Gas Cylinders and Containers 3
2 Medical Gas Pipeline Systems 31
3 Oxygen Concentrators 63
Sect. II Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems
4 The Anesthesia Machine 75
5 Vaporizers (Anesthetic Agent Delivery Devices) 121
6 The Breathing System: General Principles, Common Components, and Classifications 183
7 The Mapleson Breathing Systems 207
8 The Circle System 229
9 Manual Resuscitators 271
10 Humidification Methods 287
11 Anesthesia Ventilators 309
12 Controlling Trace Gas Levels 355
13 Hazards of Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems 399
Sect. III Airway Equipment
14 Face Masks and Airways 441
15 Laryngeal Mask Airways 463
16 Laryngoscopes 505
17 Tracheal Tubes 557
Sect. IV Monitoring Devices
18 Gas Monitoring 679
19 Airway Pressures, Volumes, and Flows 755
20 Pulse Oximetry 811
21 Neuromuscular Transmission Monitoring 849
22 Temperature Monitoring 879
23 Alarm Devices 895
24 Automatic Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitors 905
25 Electronic Recordkeeping and Perioperative Information Management Systems 919
Sect. V Equipment Care and Planning
26 Equipment Checking and Maintenance 937
27 Cleaning and Sterilization 969
28 Operating Room Design and Equipment Selection 1015
Index 1039
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