Concise Anatomy for Anaesthesia

Concise Anatomy for Anaesthesia

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A knowledge of anatomy has always played a vital role in medicine, and is especially important in the everyday practice of anaesthesia. Concise Anatomy for Anaesthesia presents the core anatomical knowledge required for the Primary and Final FRCA examinations in a simple and straightforward manner. Adopting the philosophy of the examination itself, where candidates are often required to reproduce simple line drawings to illustrate the depth of their knowledge, the many illustrations in the book are clear and designed to be easy to understand at a glance. The illustrations are accompanied by explanatory text throughout and for each anatomical region, sample examination questions are included which follow the format of those actually asked in the examinations. This book is essential reading for all anaesthesia Primary and Final candidates, as well as providing a valuable quick reference for busy anaesthetists at all levels of experience. Nurses, operating theatre practitioners and other healthcare professionals will also find this book useful in gaining a practical understanding of applied anatomy.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 160 x 241 x 15mm | 438g
  • Greenwich Medical Media Ltd
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 70 Line drawings, unspecified
  • 1841100692
  • 9781841100692

Table of contents

Preface; Introduction; Part I. Respiratory System: 1. Mouth nose and pharynx; 2. Larynx; 3. Trachea and bronchi; 4. Pleura and lungs; 5. Diaphragm; Part II. Cardiovascular System: 6. Heart and pericardium; 7. Great and major vessels; 8. Fetal circulation; Part III. Nervous System: 9. Brain and spinal cord; 10. Spinal nerves; 11. Cervical plexus; 12. Brachial plexus; 13. Intercostal nerves; 14. Lumbar plexus; 15. Sacro-coccygeal plexus; 16. Autonomic nervous system; 17. Stellate ganglion; 18. Coeliac plexus, cranial nerves; Part IV. Vertebral Column: 19. Vertebrae; 20. Sacrum; 21. Ligaments; Part V. Areas of Special Interest: 22. Base of skull; ; 23. Thoracic inlet and 1st rib; 24. Intercostal spaces; 25. Abdominal wall and inguinal region; 26. Antecubital fossa; 27. Large veins of neck and leg; 28. Tracheostomy; 29. Eye and orbit; 30. Axilla.
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