A Short History of Anaesthesia: The First 150 Years / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
This book is a fascinating book of facts with a heavily referenced text enabling readers to use this book as a springboard for research into most aspects of the history of anaesthesia from the 1840s to the present day. Material has been painstakingly researched and drawn from medical journals, proceedings of learned societies and historical records within medical libraries.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||5.44(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.55(d)|
Table of Contents
The background to anaesthesia; The first two years of anaesthesia; Inhalation anaesthesia in the 19th century; Developments in the 20th century; Anaesthetic apparatus; Premedication; Intravenous drugs in anaesthesia; Opioids and some other drugs used during anaesthesia; Intubation of the trachea; Infusions and transfusions; Complications of anaesthesia and safety issues; Cardiothoracic anaesthesia; Evolution of some subspecialities of anaesthesia; Obstetric anaesthesia; Regional techniques; Monitoring; Induced hypotension and hypothermia; Resuscitation, postoperative and intensive care; The management of pain; Calendar