Emergencies in Anaesthesia

Paperback | September 20, 2009

EditorKeith Allman, Andrew McIndoe, Iain Wilson

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The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered during, and immediately following, anaesthesia. It covers the major specialties including cardiovascular medicine, respiratory medicine, obstetrics, and paediatrics, andeach section begins with a clear table listing presentation, diagnosis, exclusions, immediate action, and follow up action. These subsections are then expanded upon in bullet format. Additional sections cover practical procedures such as how to insert a chest drain and how to administer inhaleddrugs under anaesthesia, plus a concise drug formulary. The book will provide consultant and trainee anaesthetists, operating department personnel and anaesthetic nurses with a useful source of information and guidance that can be carried in the pocket, handbag or briefcase.

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The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered during, and immediately following, anaesthesia. It covers the major specialties including cardiovascular medicine, respiratory medicine, obstetrics, and paediatrics, andeach section begins with a clear table list...

Dr. Keith Allman is Consultant Anaesthetist at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, UK. Dr. Andrew McIndoe is Consultant Anaesthetist and Senior Clinical Lecturer at United Bristol Healthcare Trust, UK. Dr. Iain Wilson is Consultant Anaesthetist at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:September 20, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019956082X

ISBN - 13:9780199560820

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Table of Contents

1. Cardiovascular2. Respiratory3. Airway4. Paediatrics5. Obstetrics6. Neurosurgery7. Thoracics8. Regional anaesthesia9. Metabolic and endocrine10. Recovery problems11. Emergency department problems12. Equipment problems13. Miscellaneous problems14. Practical procedures15. Appendix 1: Drugs16. Appendix 2: Checklist