Landmark Papers in Anaesthesia

Hardcover | September 13, 2013

EditorNigel Webster, Helen Galley

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Evidence-based medicine is a concept that is at the forefront of anaesthesia. Clinicians are increasingly encouraged to practise patient management based on available evidence in the scientific literature. For example, new anaesthesia methods, e.g. regional anaesthesia, are being used morefrequently based on case studies that show the efficacy and cost-savings associated with the treatment. Additionally, considering that many anaesthetists are required to cover a range of areas, information discussing proven methods as well as pitfalls to avoid are valuable to all those working inthe field. This book provides a detailed summary of the most important trials and studies in anaesthesia, ranging from neuroanaesthesia and anaesthesia for transplant, to paediatric and thoracic anaesthesia, allowing the reader to rapidly extract key results. Each chapter is written by a prominent anaesthetistin that particular field, and papers have been selected on a number of criteria, included impact factor, authors' choices, or even because the conclusions reached do not indicate best practice. With this wealth of information collected into this newest volume in the "Landmark Papers in" series,Landmark Papers in Anaesthesia is essential reading for all practicing anaesthetists.

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Evidence-based medicine is a concept that is at the forefront of anaesthesia. Clinicians are increasingly encouraged to practise patient management based on available evidence in the scientific literature. For example, new anaesthesia methods, e.g. regional anaesthesia, are being used morefrequently based on case studies that show the ...

Nigel Webster is Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Honorary Consultant at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK. Helen Galley is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pagesPublished:September 13, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199583382

ISBN - 13:9780199583386

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Table of Contents

1. A. Srivastava and J.M. Hunter: Neuromuscular blockade2. N.J. Allan and A.T. Cohen: Anaesthetic equipment3. H.C. Hemmings Jr: Inhaled and Intravenous anaesthetics4. J.K. Oosterhuis and A.R. Absalom: Total intravenous anaesthesia5. P.S. Myles: Monitoring6. M.P.W. Grocott and M. Mythen: Optimisation7. A.M. Moller: Complications of anaesthesia8. A. Jenkins: Mechanisms of anaesthesia9. H. Barrie and J. Fischer: Local anaesthesia10. M.L. Riess and J.R. Kersten: Perioperative cardioprotection11. K. Ferguson and J. Dinsmore: Neuroanaesthesia12. J. Macdonald and A. Macfie: Thoracic anaesthesia13. A. Lumb and L. Jobling: Anaesthesia for vascular surgery14. M.C. Bellamy and S. Flood: Anaesthesia for major abdominal surgery15. R.M. Planinsic, I.A. Hilmi, and T. Sakai: Liver transplant anaesthesia16. G. Lyons: Obstetric anaesthesia17. C.A. Deegan and D.J. Buggy: Airway management18. P.-A. Lonnqvist: Paediatric anaesthesia19. P.M. Hopkins and A. Urwyler: Malignant Hyperthermia