Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine

Paperback | March 1, 1998

byKaren A. Illingworth, Karen H. SimpsonIllustratorSue Swales

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Many patients come to the Accident and Emergency department in pain or with conditions requiring local or general anaesthesia. Close co-operation between the staff of the Anaesthesia and Accident and Emergency departments is vital if anaesthesia and analgesia are to be dealt with efficientlyand safely. This new edition of Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine has been extensively revised throughout, especially with regard to resuscitation techniques. It provides a concise guide to anaesthesia and pain relief in Emergency Medicine. Throughout, the emphasis is on the practicalmanagement of problems, giving clear instructions about the treatment of common conditions.

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Many patients come to the Accident and Emergency department in pain or with conditions requiring local or general anaesthesia. Close co-operation between the staff of the Anaesthesia and Accident and Emergency departments is vital if anaesthesia and analgesia are to be dealt with efficientlyand safely. This new edition of Anaesthesia ...

Dr Karen Illingworth, Accident and Emergency Department, St James's University Hospital Dr Karen Simpson Pain Management Service St James's University Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Format:PaperbackDimensions:406 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.94 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192629085

ISBN - 13:9780192629081

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PrefacePart 1 - General concepts of anaesthesia and analgesiaGeneral anaesthesia in the A and E departmentAnaesthetic and resuscitation equipmentInfection risks during anaesthesiaAssessment and preparation of patients for general anaesthesia, and monitoring during anaesthesiaEmergency general anaesthesia and pre-hospital careRecovery and street fitnessProblems encountered during general anaesthesiaResuscitation techniques: airway management, ventilation, and defibrillationAirway and ventilation management: some common problemsPart 2 - SedationSedationAnalgesiaLocal anaesthesia: principles and practice in the A and E departmentProblems encountered during local anaesthesiaLocal anaesthetic nerve blocks: introduction and local infiltration of the skinNerve blocks of the upper limbNerve blocks of the lower limbOther nerve blocks and field blocksTopical anaesthesiaIndex