Physics, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anaesthetists

Physics, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anaesthetists : Key Concepts for the FRCA

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A key requirement of the primary and final FRCA examinations is a sound understanding of the basic sciences behind anaesthetic practice. It is important to be able to describe these principles clearly, particularly in the viva section of the examinations. Featuring several new topics, this fully updated new edition of this best-selling book provides all the important graphs, definitions and equations which may be covered in the examinations, together with clear and concise explanations of how to present them to the examiner and why they are important. Packed full of precise, clear diagrams with well structured explanations, and with all key definitions, derivations and statistics, this is an essential study aid for all FRCA examination candidates.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 20mm | 740g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 43 Tables, black and white; 304 Line drawings, unspecified
  • 1107615887
  • 9781107615885
  • 67,579

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Preface; Forewords P. Hutton and Tom E. Peck; Introduction; 1. Mathematical principles; 2. Physical principles; 3. Principles of special equipment; 4. Pharmacological principles; 5. Pharmacodynamics; 6. Pharmacokinetics; 7. Respiratory physiology; 8. Cardiovascular physiology; 9. Renal physiology; 10. Neurophysiology; 11. Applied sciences; 12. Statistical principles; Appendix; Index.
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About Matthew E. Cross

Matthew Cross is a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK. Emma Plunkett is a Specialist Registrar in the Birmingham School of Anaesthesia, UK.
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