Preoperative Assessment: Fundamentals of  Anaesthesia and Acute Medicine by Jeremy N. CashmanPreoperative Assessment: Fundamentals of  Anaesthesia and Acute Medicine by Jeremy N. Cashman

Preoperative Assessment: Fundamentals of Anaesthesia and Acute Medicine

EditorJeremy N. Cashman

Paperback | January 2, 2001

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An increasing number of patients presented for anaesthesia and surgery have a significant co-existing medical disease. This book describes the assessment and optimization of patients prior to surgery. Risk analysis and cost benefit of treatment as well as implications of consent are considered. Preoperative starvation and medication are also considered.
Title:Preoperative Assessment: Fundamentals of Anaesthesia and Acute MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:195 pages, 9.2 × 6.2 × 0.42 inPublished:January 2, 2001Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0727914790

ISBN - 13:9780727914798

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Foreword to the Fundamentals of Anaesthesia and Acute Medicine Series (Ronald M. Jones, Alan R. Aitkenhead, Pierre Foex).

Preface (Jeremy N. Cashman).

Section I: Preoperative assessment of the patient.

1. The preoperative visit (Jeremy N. Cashman).

2. History and examination (Rodney F. Armstrong).

3. Preoperative investigations (Joseph Foss).

4. Implications of intercurrent disease (Lesley M. Bromley).

Sections 2: Risk assessment.

5. Assessing risk (Jean-Pierre van Besouw).

Section 3: Preoperative preparation of the patient.

6. Preoperative optimisation (Verghese T. Cherian, Andrew.

A. Tomlinson).

7. Patient consent (Christopher Heneghan).

8. Preoperative fasting (Sarah Young, Stephanie Phillips).

9. Premedication (Carl Gwinnutt, Anthony McCluskey).

Epilogue.

Index.