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How to Survive in Anaesthesia

A Guide for Trainees
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ISBN-13:
9781119950431
Einband:
E-Book
Seiten:
224
Autor:
Neville Robinson
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
E-Book
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Anaesthesia can be daunting for the novice - not least because theyoften begin working singlehandedly within a few weeks. How toSurvive in Anaesthesia is a pocket sized book written by 3authors who have nearly 90 years experience of anaesthesia betweenthem. It covers basic aspects of airway and fluid management andequipment, followed by common emergencies. Finally it tackles allthe common surgical specialties step by step. It is alwayspractical, ever contemporary, frequently amusing. It provides safeand practical advice to not only help novices survive those firstfew months - but to enjoy them too.
How to Survive in Anaesthesia was written to answer thequestions that newly qualified anaesthetists need answers to butmay be too embarrassed to ask. Through three editions itspopularity has gathered momentum across the globe. Now the fourthedition has been revised and updated, responding to changes inpractice and new requirements. New features for this editioninclude:
* A new introduction on the theatre environment
* A new chapter on local anaesthetic toxicity
* The latest guidelines on intravenous fluids
* Updated information on airway procedures and equipment

Written in an easy, humorous style by leading anaesthetists whohave over 90 years' experience between them, this book is thejunior anaesthetist's gateway to sound authoritative adviceon how to perform anaesthetics in real life. It will inspireconfidence in any new doctor starting in the specialty.
List of boxes, ix

List of figures, xiii

List of tables, xiv

Preface to the fourth edition, xv

Preface to the third edition, xvi

Preface to the second edition, xvii

Preface to the first edition, xviii

Let's start at the very beginning . . . , xix

Part I: Nuts and bolts, 1

Chapter 1: Evaluation of the airway, 3

Chapter 2: Control of the airway, 9

Chapter 3: Tracheal intubation, 15

Chapter 4: Failed intubation drill, 21

Chapter 5: Vascular access, 25

Chapter 6: Intravenous fluids, 29

Chapter 7: The anaesthetic machine, 33

Chapter 8: Anaesthetic breathing systems, 41

Chapter 9: Ventilators and other equipment, 47

Chapter 10: Monitoring in anaesthesia, 51

Part II: Crises and complications, 57

Chapter 11: Cardiac arrest, 59

Chapter 12: Haemorrhage and blood transfusion, 69

Chapter 13: Anaphylactic reactions, 77

Chapter 14: Malignant hyperthermia, 81

Chapter 15: Local anaesthetic toxicity, 87

Chapter 16: Stridor - upper airway obstruction, 93

Chapter 17: Pneumothorax, 99

Chapter 18: Common intraoperative problems, 103

Chapter 19: Postoperative problems, 111

Chapter 20: Anaesthetic mishaps, 121

Part III: Passing the gas, 125

Chapter 21: Preoperative evaluation, 127

Chapter 22: Recognition and management of the sick patient,133

Chapter 23: Principles of emergency anaesthesia, 137

Chapter 24: Epidural and spinal anaesthesia, 145

Chapter 25: Anaesthesia for gynaecological surgery, 153

Chapter 26: Anaesthesia for urological surgery, 161

Chapter 27: Anaesthesia for abdominal surgery, 169

Chapter 28: Anaesthesia for dental and ENT surgery, 175

Chapter 29: Anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery, 183

Chapter 30: Anaesthesia for day case surgery, 191

Chapter 31: Management of the patient in the recovery area,195

Chapter 32: Postoperative analgesia, 201

Chapter 33: Management of head injuries, 207

Chapter 34: Anaesthesia in the corridor, 211

Chapter 35: Anaesthetic aphorisms, 217

And finally. . ., 221

Index, 223
InhaltsangabeList of boxes, ix

List of figures, xiii

List of tables, xiv

Preface to the fourth edition, xv

Preface to the third edition, xvi

Preface to the second edition, xvii

Preface to the first edition, xviii

Let’s start at the very beginning . . . , xix

Part I: Nuts and bolts, 1

Chapter 1: Evaluation of the airway, 3

Chapter 2: Control of the airway, 9

Chapter 3: Tracheal intubation, 15

Chapter 4: Failed intubation drill, 21

Chapter 5: Vascular access, 25

Chapter 6: Intravenous fluids, 29

Chapter 7: The anaesthetic machine, 33

Chapter 8: Anaesthetic breathing systems, 41

Chapter 9: Ventilators and other equipment, 47

Chapter 10: Monitoring in anaesthesia, 51

Part II: Crises and complications, 57

Chapter 11: Cardiac arrest, 59

Chapter 12: Haemorrhage and blood transfusion, 69

Chapter 13: Anaphylactic reactions, 77

Chapter 14: Malignant hyperthermia, 81

Chapter 15: Local anaesthetic toxicity, 87

Chapter 16: Stridor – upper airway obstruction, 93

Chapter 17: Pneumothorax, 99

Chapter 18: Common intraoperative problems, 103

Chapter 19: Postoperative problems, 111

Chapter 20: Anaesthetic mishaps, 121

Part III: Passing the gas, 125

Chapter 21: Preoperative evaluation, 127

Chapter 22: Recognition and management of the sick patient, 133

Chapter 23: Principles of emergency anaesthesia, 137

Chapter 24: Epidural and spinal anaesthesia, 145

Chapter 25: Anaesthesia for gynaecological surgery, 153

Chapter 26: Anaesthesia for urological surgery, 161

Chapter 27: Anaesthesia for abdominal surgery, 169

Chapter 28: Anaesthesia for dental and ENT surgery, 175

Chapter 29: Anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery, 183

Chapter 30: Anaesthesia for day case surgery, 191

Chapter 31: Management of the patient in the recovery area, 195

Chapter 32: Postoperative analgesia, 201

Chapter 33: Management of head injuries, 207

Chapter 34: Anaesthesia in the corridor, 211

Chapter 35: Anaesthetic aphorisms, 217

And finally. . ., 221

Index, 223

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