A Short History of Anaesthesia: The First 150 Years / Edition 1

A Short History of Anaesthesia: The First 150 Years / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0750630663
ISBN-13:
9780750630665
Pub. Date:
12/25/1996
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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A Short History of Anaesthesia: The First 150 Years / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750630665
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/25/1996
Pages: 224
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

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