Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia

Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia

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Vascular surgery and anaesthesia have changed considerably in recent years and become recognised subspecialties, although non-specialist anaesthetists continue to provide much of the care for emergency vascular surgical patients. Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia brings together the clinical expertise of global leaders in the field in a comprehensive review of contemporary practice. Detailed discussion is included on every aspect of clinical management: * Preoperative risk assessment, including cardiopulmonary exercise testing and risk modification using pharmacological and cardiac interventions * Anaesthesia for major vascular operations including carotid endarterectomy, complex endovascular aortic surgery and repair of ruptured aortic aneurysms * Intraoperative management of high risk patients including advanced monitoring techniques, fluid management, blood conservation and transfusion, major haemorrhage and treatment of coagulopathy Practical and well illustrated, Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia is essential reading for anaesthetists, intensive care physicians and vascular surgeons.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 206 pages
  • 190 x 246 x 16mm | 639.56g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 62 b/w illus. 24 colour illus.
  • 1107001811
  • 9781107001817
  • 682,741

Review quote

'Chapters are logical and progressive, starting with general principles of perioperative assessment, optimisation and management before focusing on anaesthesia for specific operative procedures. [They] are thorough, well-written and concise ... Overall this book is very well worth reading for a comprehensive yet succinct guide to anaesthesia for vascular surgery. Current opinion and evidence regarding vascular anaesthesia is distilled into an easy-to-read format that would appeal to interested anaesthetists, intensivists and surgeons.' Dr Jonathan Price, Anaesthesia News
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Table of contents

Preface; 1. Arterial disease and its management Roderick T. A. Chalmers; 2. Co-existing disease in vascular surgical patients John Carlisle and Michael Swart; 3. Preoperative assessment of vascular surgery patients John Carlisle and Michael Swart; 4. Reducing perioperative cardiac risk Craig Beattie and Bruce Biccard; 5. Anaesthesia in the vascular surgery patient Carl Moores; 6. Monitoring in the vascular surgery patient Chris P. Snowden and Suzy O'Neil; 7. Intravenous fluid therapy Michael F. M. James and Ivan A. Joubert; 8. Coagulation and haemorrhage Alastair F. Nimmo and Gary A. Morrison; 9. Transfusion and blood conservation Alastair F. Nimmo and Danny McGee; 10. Anaesthesia for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery Richard Telford; 11. Anaesthesia for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery Alastair F. Nimmo and Carl Moores; 12. Endovascular aortic surgery Maged Argalious; 13. Anaesthesia for emergency abdominal aortic surgery Alastair F. Nimmo; 14. Anaesthesia for lower limb revascularisation Alastair J. Thomson; 15. Lower limb amputations Charles Morton and John A. Wilson; 16. Anaesthesia for carotid artery disease Mark A. Stoneham; 17. Anaesthesia for vascular surgery to the upper limb Carl Moores; 19. Surgery for access for renal dialysis Carl Moores; Index.
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About Carl Moores

Carl Moores is a Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK. He has been a consultant anaesthetist at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and part-time Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine for over 10 years. He has a specialist interest in vascular anaesthesia and is a member of the Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He is co-author of a book on respiratory physiology and has published on aspects of physiology and anaesthesia. Alastair F. Nimmo is a Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK. He has been a consultant anaesthetist specialising in vascular anaesthesia at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for 15 years. His clinical and research interests include anaesthesia for TAAA surgery, the diagnosis and management of coagulopathy during surgery and the management of patients with cardiac disease undergoing non-cardiac surgery. He helped establish a national service for Scottish patients undergoing TAAA surgery and works for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service as a Lead Clinician for Better Blood Transfusion. He is currently President of the UK Society for Intravenous Anaesthesia.
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