Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 16mm | 699.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 324 illustrations (320 in full color)
  • 0702049549
  • 9780702049545
  • 80,812

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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 effectshow more

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. Glossaryshow more

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