Introducing Anaesthesia

Hardcover | November 30, 2014

byPaul Greig, Nicholas Crabtree

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Introducing Anaesthesia is a must-have guide for new trainees beginning their specialty training in anaesthesia. It clearly explains the basics of anaesthetics including scientific principles, pharmacology and clinical practice as well as how to deal with common emergencies. The contentaddresses what a trainee needs to learn in the first three to six months of specialty training and maps to the Royal College of Anaesthetists' Initial Assessment of Competency. Designed to provide structured support and learning, Introducing Anaesthesia builds confidence via the inclusion of diagrams and videos which demonstrate techniques and competencies. Clearly written and focused on the initial hurdles which all newcomers to anaesthesia need to overcome, this is anindispensible guide to the the principles and techniques required for trainees to anaesthetize patients on their own and to pass workbased assessments.This book is ideal for new anaesthetic trainees and for those responsible for their training, mentoring and assessment. Trainees in acute medicine and emergency medicine who need to gain experience in anaesthetics as well as nurses and operating department practitioners will find this text veryuseful.

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Introducing Anaesthesia is a must-have guide for new trainees beginning their specialty training in anaesthesia. It clearly explains the basics of anaesthetics including scientific principles, pharmacology and clinical practice as well as how to deal with common emergencies. The contentaddresses what a trainee needs to learn in the fir...

Paul Greig Consultant Anaesthetist/Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford, MBChB BSc FRCA. Paul completed his anaesthetics training in 2012 after which he was appointed as a Clinical Research Fellow with the University of Oxford where he now combines clinical work with academic research and teaching. Paul is based in the Oxford...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pagesPublished:November 30, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198716702

ISBN - 13:9780198716709

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Table of Contents

1. Anaesthetic equipment2. Anaesthetic pharmacology3. Planning for general anaesthesia4. Routine induction of general anaesthesia5. The rapid sequence induction6. Central neuraxial blockade7. Emergency drillsAppendix 1 - GlossaryAppendix 2 - Answers to self-assessment questions