The Complete Recovery Room Book

The Complete Recovery Room Book


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192632180
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Oxford Medical Publications
Edition description: REV
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Anthea Hatfield, Consultant Anaesthetist, Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, New Zealand

Dr Hatfield is an anaesthetist with an interest in operating theatre safety and the outcomes for patients at their most vulnerable time, directly after they have been anaesthetised and are in the recovery room. She is works at Wairarapa Hospital in Masterton, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

1. Recovery room routines
2. Recovery room procedures
3. Design of recovery room
4. Monitoring and equipment
5. Pain
6. Postoperative pain
7. Analgesics
8. Postoperative nausea and vomiting
9. Regional analgesia
10. Special problems
11. Pharmacology
12. Mothers and babies
13. Paediatrics
14. The elderly patient
15. Respiratory physiology
16. The respiratory system
17. Cardiovascular physiology
18. Cardiovascular disease
19. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
20. Shock
21. Crisis management
22. The kidney
23. Fluid balance
24. Metabolism
25. Chronic disorders
26. The bleeding patient
27. Surgical issues
28. Infection control
29. Working with people
30. Working with facts
Appendix 1: Trolley set-ups
Appendix 2: Infusions
Appendix 3: Useful data

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