Assisting the Anaesthetist

Paperback | July 1, 1997

EditorN. S. Morton

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This manual describes in simple language the clinical and technical skills of an anaesthetic assistant. The key learning points are highlighted, and a comprehensive up-to-date reading list is included to guide the trainee to areas of further reading.

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This manual describes in simple language the clinical and technical skills of an anaesthetic assistant. The key learning points are highlighted, and a comprehensive up-to-date reading list is included to guide the trainee to areas of further reading.

N. S. Morton is at Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.67 inPublished:July 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192624431

ISBN - 13:9780192624437

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - Preparation for Anaesthesia and Surgerya) Preparation of the patient and preoperative checksb) Preparation of the workplace and equipmentSection 2 - Induction of Anaesthesiaa) Induction of general anaesthesiab) Induction of regional anaesthesiaSection 3 - Maintenance of Anaesthesia and Monitoringa) Maintenance and monitoring of the airway and the adequacy of ventilationb) Maintenance and monitoring of the circulationc) Maintenance and monitoring of the adequacy of anaesthesiad) Maintenance and monitoring of the adequacy of muscle relaxatione) Safety in the anaesthetic room and theatreSection 4 - Emergenciesa) Airwayb) Breathingc) Circulationd) Drugse) Equipmentf) FluidsSection 5 - Recovery and postoperative carea) Equipping and staffing the recovery roomb) Monitoring the recovering patientc) Diagnosis and management of early postoperative problemsd) Prevention and control of paine) Preparation for return to the wardSection 6 - Anaesthesia for specialty surgerya) Thoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgeryb) Head and neck surgeryc) Plastic surgeryd) Maxillofacial surgerye) Dental surgeryf) Ear, nose, and throat surgeryg) Eye surgeryh) Neurosurgeryi) Assistance in maternity hospitalsj) Paediatric surgery