Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

4.15 (13 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$76.96

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Prepared by authors based in the UK, this highly practical, illustrated guide continues to provide an up-to-date, practical introduction to anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical practice. An invaluable resource for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetists studying for the FRCA examinations, nurses and operating department practitioners, this new edition has been completely updated to reflect current equipment and training requirements. Lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photos and clearly-drawn line illustrations�plus fully revised self-assessment sections,�Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment, fourth edition, retains the superbly organized and easy-to-read format that has made previous�editions such a success.

The same portable size is retained for the new edition
An ideal book for the busy trainee or practitioner to carry around the hospital and 'dip into' when the opportunity presents
A selection of MCQs is included at the end of each chapter providing an opportunity for the reader to test their knowledge - an ideal aid to exam preparation
Highly illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams throughout to aid recognition in the clinical environment and demonstrates essential points
Standardised format used for each piece of equipment: components, mechanism of action, problems in practice and safety features
Summary boxes in every chapter highlighting key points and safety considerations help the reader remember key information and breaks down the text into manageable chunks. Especially helpful when preparing for exams
Equipment checklists include essential information that all users of anaesthetic equipment need to know



New colour images and artwork throughout
References updated with relevant links to NICE, NSPA and MHRA
Updated self-assessment sections (in SBA format) to check understanding and aid exam preparation
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 16mm | 699.99g
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 324 illustrations (320 in full color)
  • 0702049549
  • 9780702049545
  • 48,640

Table of contents

Medical gas supply. The anaesthetic machine. Pollution in theatre and scavenging. Breathing systems. Tracheal and tracheostomy tubes and airways. Masks. Laryngoscopes and tracheal intubation equipment. Ventilators. Humidification and filtration. Non-invasive monitoring. Invasive monitoring. Pain management and regional anaesthesia. Additional equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care. Electrical safety. Sterilisation and cleaning. Checklist of anaesthetic apparatus. Recommendations for standards of monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery. Graphical symbols for use in labelling medical devices. Directory of manufacturers. Glossary
show more

Review quote

Reviews of the previous edition:

British ?Journal of Anaesthesia






a valuable source of information for?those interested in learning about anaesthetic equipment?and how the various types of product operate



easy to?read, clearly laid out, and well illustrated.

Anaesthesia?






the book covers just about everything you need to know about anaesthetic equipment and there is certainly a need for a book such as this



attractive, well written and well laid out, and not hugely expensive



I would recommend it as an excellent starting manual for novice anaesthetists, as well as for trainees preparing for their FRCA examinations

European Journal of Anaesthesiology






well written with excellent illustrations and high production values



design is most suitable for those preparing for examinations and for trainers alike



authors offer a consistent style that minimizes?repetition, while highlighting key points



keeps pace with medical innovation in anaesthesiology and should prove a popular text

Acta An?sthesiologica Belgica






a welcome addition to find its way into the broad and often confusing armamentarium of modern anesthesiologists.



warmly welcomed by trainees and teachers alike as it is easy to read, very well illustrated and as a clear and accurate guide to successful techniques.

BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended






it's easy-to-read with clear diagrams and pictures that reinforce the text to great effect Reviews of the previous edition:

British ?Journal of Anaesthesia

a valuable source of information for?those interested in learning about anaesthetic equipment?and how the various types of product operate

easy to?read, clearly laid out, and well illustrated.

Anaesthesia?

the book covers just about everything you need to know about anaesthetic equipment and there is certainly a need for a book such as this

attractive, well written and well laid out, and not hugely expensive

I would recommend it as an excellent starting manual for novice anaesthetists, as well as for trainees preparing for their FRCA examinations

European Journal of Anaesthesiology

well written with excellent illustrations and high production values

design is most suitable for those preparing for examinations and for trainers alike

authors offer a consistent style that minimizes?repetition, while highlighting key points

keeps pace with medical innovation in anaesthesiology and should prove a popular text

Acta An?sthesiologica Belgica

a welcome addition to find its way into the broad and often confusing armamentarium of modern anesthesiologists.

warmly welcomed by trainees and teachers alike as it is easy to read, very well illustrated and as a clear and accurate guide to successful techniques.

BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended

it's easy-to-read with clear diagrams and pictures that reinforce the text to great effect Reviews of the previous edition:

British Journal of Anaesthesia

a valuable source of information for those interested in learning about anaesthetic equipment and how the various types of product operate

easy to read, clearly laid out, and well illustrated.

Anaesthesia

the book covers just about everything you need to know about anaesthetic equipment and there is certainly a need for a book such as this

attractive, well written and well laid out, and not hugely expensive

I would recommend it as an excellent starting manual for novice anaesthetists, as well as for trainees preparing for their FRCA examinations

European Journal of Anaesthesiology

well written with excellent illustrations and high production values

design is most suitable for those preparing for examinations and for trainers alike

authors offer a consistent style that minimizes repetition, while highlighting key points

keeps pace with medical innovation in anaesthesiology and should prove a popular text

Acta An?sthesiologica Belgica

a welcome addition to find its way into the broad and often confusing armamentarium of modern anesthesiologists.

warmly welcomed by trainees and teachers alike as it is easy to read, very well illustrated and as a clear and accurate guide to successful techniques.

BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended

it's easy-to-read with clear diagrams and pictures that reinforce the text to great effect This equipment book is well written with excellent illustrations and high production values. The design is most suitable for those preparing for examinations and for trainers alike. The authors offer a consistent style that minimizes repetition, while highlighting key points. This latest edition keeps pace with medical innovation in anaesthesiology and should prove a popular text.

D. Conway, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK, European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2008, 25: 86-87

This well written and excellently illustrated equipment book is a welcome addition to find its way into the broad and often confusing armamentarium of modern anesthesiologists. The authors have to be congratulated with undertaking such a needed venture as this book which will enhance safety and successful administration of anesthesia.

Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment will be warmly welcomed by trainees and teachers alike as it is easy to read, very well illustrated and as a clear and accurate guide to successful techniques.

Acta An?sthesiologica Belgica, 2008, 59, No 1

BMA Book Awards 2008 - Highly Commended

"This is an excellent addition to the books in this area: it's easy-to-read with clear diagrams and pictures that reinforce the text to great effect."
show more

Rating details

13 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
5 46% (6)
4 31% (4)
3 15% (2)
2 8% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X