Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Peri-Operative Medicine E-Book

Author: Baha Al-Shaikh,Simon G. Stacey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207196X

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine is a highly practical textbook for trainees in anaesthesia and an invaluable guide for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetic and intensive care nurses and operating department practitioners. The superbly organized and easy-to read format of the book has been retained from previous editions. The text has been comprehensively updated and more focused on the FRCA with the addition of exam tips and new questions. A new chapter addresses the topical and ever expanding field of ‘Point of Care Testing’ in anaesthesia and intensive care. Clear colour photographs and illustrations as well as over 100 interactive self-assessment OSCE questions complete this concise account of anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical settings.
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Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Peri-Operative Medicine E-Book

Author: Baha Al-Shaikh,Simon G. Stacey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207196X

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 6350

Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine is a highly practical textbook for trainees in anaesthesia and an invaluable guide for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetic and intensive care nurses and operating department practitioners. The superbly organized and easy-to read format of the book has been retained from previous editions. The text has been comprehensively updated and more focused on the FRCA with the addition of exam tips and new questions. A new chapter addresses the topical and ever expanding field of ‘Point of Care Testing’ in anaesthesia and intensive care. Clear colour photographs and illustrations as well as over 100 interactive self-assessment OSCE questions complete this concise account of anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical settings.
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Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment E-Book

Author: Andrew J Davey,Ali Diba

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204878X

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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First prize winner, Anesthesia Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition Provides a simple and comprehensive explanation of the function of anaesthetic equipment, ensuring its safe use in clinical practice Covers the relevant syllabus required by the FRCA and similar exams taken by trainee anaesthetists Clear line diagrams explain the working principles of each piece of equipment Chapter on local anaesthesia totally rewritten Chapter on error and man-machine interaction will be much more in depth New chapter on patient warming
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Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Author: T. E. Peck,S. A. Hill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316062252

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The fourth edition of this market-leading anaesthetic book has been fully updated to include novel oral anticoagulants and neuromuscular reversal agents. Numerous other sections have been expanded or updated to reflect new research and current best practice, and the antibiotics chapter now includes information about commonly encountered pathogens and the drugs used to target them. Basic pharmacological principles, vital to understanding the effects of individual drugs, are dealt with methodically, and the essential physiology is described alongside the relevant pharmacology. This has become the core pharmacology book for the FRCA, covering all the relevant kinetics and dynamics in a compact and easy to navigate format, including clear diagrams and tables. This is an ideal aid to study and practice for junior and trainee anaesthetists. Theatre practitioners, ICU nurses and physicians working in areas that demand a solid foundation of pharmacological knowledge will also find this an invaluable resource.
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Understanding Anaesthesia

Author: Peter J. Simpson,Mansukh T. Popat

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750648530

Category: Medical

Page: 470

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* An introductory account of the principles and practice of anaesthesia * A comprehensive and easy to follow manual covering both the theory and practice * Separate chapters describe anaesthesia for particular surgical specialties * Revised throughout for this new edition bringing the reader up to speed on developments in techniques and changes in anaesthestic pharmacology * Highly readable with figures throughout to illustrate equipment and principles * Essential reading for all those embarking on a career in anaesthesia
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Textbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Alan R. Aitkenhead

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443100780

Category: Medical

Page: 858

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This work covers the full range of clinical practice, from anaesthetic equipment and pre-operative assessment through to post-operative care, local anaesthesia, anaesthesia for individual specialities, intensive care and management of chronic pain.
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Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191059366

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

View: 2446

Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.
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Equipment in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

A Complete Guide for the FRCA.

Author: Daniel Aston,Angus Rivers,Asela Dharmadasa

Publisher: Scion Publishing

ISBN: 9781907904059

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 2399

Highly commended in the Anaesthesia category of the 2014 BMA Medical Books awards! From reviews: "Altogether, this textbook offers an excellent detailed overview of basic principles, mechanics, and physics of technical equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine." Critical Care, Feb 2014 "This book is excellent. I have read a number of equipment related books and found most of them stale and filled with minutia. Instead this fresh look at equipment really makes it interesting to read and keeps your attention. With sections that give quick answers to how things work, advantages and disadvantages, in an easy to read format you get exactly what you want to know RIGHT away. In addition the full color photos and well done charts really add to the depth of this book. It is my opinion this may be one of the best books on the market for quick review of anesthesia and critical care equipment. Let's be honest, no one is sitting at home reading equipment books for pleasure so when you NEED the information you likely need it right away. This book does exactly that; easy format, clear and concise information with everything you need to know about a piece of equipment easy to find and within a page or two. I would recommend this to all trainees in anesthesia but also for those providers who like to be prepared in the operating room to deal with any issue that might arise." www.nurse-anesthesia.org, 8 Feb 2014 Equipmentin Anaesthesia and Critical Care specifically follows thesyllabus published by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and is the perfectguide for candidates studying for their FRCA qualifications. Thebook is beautifully illustrated and features high quality colour photographs throughout.The text is engaging and comprehensive, relating each piece of equipment backto its basic physics, mechanics and clinical context. The clear, concise andstandardised format means that information is easy to access and perfect for revision.Every major piece of equipment is featured alongside colour photos,reproducible line diagrams, and information on its uses, how it works, pros andcons, and safety considerations. Theauthors, all senior registrars in anaesthesia and critical care, appreciateexactly what candidates need to know to pass the FRCA exam. They haveidentified and tackled difficult subjects which are often glossed over oromitted in other resources, to produce a book that is comprehensive, engaging andto the point. In addition to FRCA candidates, the book is also suitable foroperating department practitioners, critical care staff, and physicians with aninterest in anaesthesia or critical care.
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A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children

Author: Charles J. Coté,Jerrold Lerman,I. David Todres

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416031340

Category: Medical

Page: 1167

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Provide optimal anesthetic care to your young patients with A Practice of Anesthesia in Infants and Children, 5th Edition, by Drs. Charles J. Cote, Jerrold Lerman, and Brian J. Anderson. 110 experts representing 10 different countries on 6 continents bring you complete coverage of the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children - covering standard techniques as well as the very latest advances. Find authoritative answers on everything from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU. Get a free laminated pocket reference guide inside the book! Quickly review underlying scientific concepts and benefit from expert information on preoperative assessment and anesthesia management, postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures. Stay on the cutting edge of management of emergence agitation, sleep-disordered breathing and postoperative vomiting; the use of new devices such as cuffed endotracheal tubes and new airway devices; and much more. Familiarize yourself with the full range of available new drugs, including those used for premedication and emergence from anesthesia. Benefit from numerous new figures and tables that facilitate easier retention of the material; new insights from neonatologists and neonatal pharmacologists; quick summaries of each chapter; and more than 1,000 illustrations that clarify key concepts. Access the entire text online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, plus an extensive video library covering simulation, pediatric airway management, burn injuries, ultra-sound guided regional anesthesia, and much more; and new online-only sections, tables and figures.
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The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book

Author: Simon Bricker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108326412

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This third edition of the highly successful The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book contains detailed, accessible summaries of the core questions in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and clinical measurement that may be asked in the oral section of the Final FRCA exam. In addition to comprehensive updating of all the topics, this edition includes new subject material in each of the four basic sciences, with almost 200 detailed summaries of the most relevant topics in the examination. This volume once again gives candidates an insight into the way the viva works, offering general guidance on exam technique, and providing readily accessible information relating to a wide range of potential questions. Written by a former senior examiner for the diploma of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and listed as recommended reading by AnaesthesiaUK, the prime educational resource for trainee anaesthetists, it remains an essential purchase for every Final FRCA candidate.
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Basic Physics and Measurement in Anaesthesia

Author: P. D. Davis,G. N. C. Kenny

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750648288

Category: Medical

Page: 314

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Revisions for this edition include developments in equipment; a review of technical features; new European regulations, expanded EEG and infusion chapters; updated and new illustrations; and a thorough review to cover FRCA requirements.
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Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Peri-Operative Medicine

Author: Baha Al-Shaikh,Simon G. Stacey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780702071959

Category:

Page: 296

View: 3060

Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine is a highly practical textbook for trainees in anaesthesia and an invaluable guide for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetic and intensive care nurses and operating department practitioners. The superbly organized and easy-to read format of the book has been retained from previous editions. The text has been comprehensively updated and more focused on the FRCA with the addition of exam tips and new questions. A new chapter addresses the topical and ever expanding field of 'Point of Care Testing' in anaesthesia and intensive care. Clear colour photographs and illustrations as well as over 100 interactive self-assessment OSCE questions complete this concise account of anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical settings.
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Anaesthesia: An Introduction

5th Edition

Author: Ian Harley,Phillipa Hore

Publisher: IP Communications

ISBN: 098086495X

Category: Medical

Page: 425

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Anaesthesia is an evolving medical speciality, with new drugs, techniques, and equipment constantly being sought to improve patient safety and outcomes. In this book, Australasian medical students, junior hospital doctors working in anaesthesia and critical care, and anaesthesia nurses and technicians will find a succinct and readable introduction to the principles and practice of anaesthesia. The book is structured as follows. It opens with an overview of general anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, and sedation. Requisite knowledge of physiology and pharmacology is outlined. Comprehensive coverage is then provided of core topics: perioperative management of patients undergoing surgical procedures, anaesthetic techniques, anaesthetic sub-specialities, pain, anaesthetic equipment, and the anaesthetic environment. For this fifth edition of the book, all original material has been thoroughly reviewed and updated. Extensive revisions have been made to coverage of preoperative assessment, intraoperative management, anaesthetic emergencies, and postoperative care. Coverage of anaesthetic sub-specialities has been substantially expanded. The section on resuscitation includes coverage of new guidelines and equipment. The section on acute pain is new, highlighting the importance of this topic.
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Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia

Author: Kurt A. Grimm,William J. Tranquilli,Leigh A. Lamont

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119946182

Category: Medical

Page: 584

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Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition presents the fundamentals of managing small animal anesthesia patients in a clinically relevant, accessible manual. The bulk of the book is distilled from Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia to provide authoritative information in a quick-reference format, with references to Lumb and Jones' throughout for easy access to further detail. Logically reorganized with an easy-to-use structure and an increased focus on pain management, this new edition features new chapters on equipment and managing specific conditions. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect current practices in anesthesia and analgesia, and a new companion website offers review questions and answers, video clips, and an image bank with additional figures not found in the printed book. Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition provides veterinary care providers and students with key information on anesthetic and analgesic pharmacology, physiology, patient assessment, and clinical case management.
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Practical Procedures in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Author: Guy Jackson,Neil Soni,Christopher J. Whiten

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199573026

Category: Medical

Page: 239

View: 5369

This is a highly practical guide to the procedures and techniques commonly encountered in anaesthesia and critical care medicine. Step-by-step, detailed instructions, a simple layout and full colour illustrations and photos show the anaesthetist how to carry out procedures safely and competently.
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Drugs in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Author: Susan Smith,Edward Scarth

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198768818

Category: Medical

Page: 430

View: 542

Revision of: Drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care / Martin Sasada and Susan Smith. 3rd ed. 2003.
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Surgical Instruments

A Pocket Guide

Author: Maryann Papanier Wells

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781437722499

Category: Medical

Page: 449

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Make sure you can identify the many different types of surgical instruments! Surgical Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition is a quick "go-to" source for information on over 160 of the most commonly used surgical instruments. Each two-page spread features full-color photos of an instrument and its tip (if applicable), and then describes how it is used, its common variations, and any alternative names. Written by Maryann Papanier Wells, this compact, durable reference is easy to keep with you at all times. With instruments alphabetized within each major instrument class, locating specific information has never been easier! Two-page spreads show a single instrument, its tip (if applicable), name, uses in surgery, varieties, and any alternative names. Instruments are organized alphabetically within 12 major categories for quick and easy reference. Commonly used instrument sets are described in the last chapter, providing everything you need in preparing for most major procedures. Instrument at-a-glance view and spiral binding make this an ideal flashcard-style study tool. Surgical Power Tools chapter covers drills, saws, and other basic powered devices commonly used in surgical suites. Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments chapter includes the leading robotic system and shows the most common instrument tips used to interface with the robot. Full-color photographs make it easier to distinguish between different metal-types for each instrument. Over 135 photos of instrument tips help you identify the various types. A definition of instrument class opens each chapter and is followed by a description of what the instruments are used for and how they are used.
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Nurse Anesthesia

Author: John J. Nagelhout,Karen L. Plaus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455706124

Category: Medical

Page: 1375

View: 1339

Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of both scientific principles and evidence-based practice. It offers a complete overview of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, and offers practical coverage of equipment and anesthesia management. This edition includes updated information on pharmacokinetics, clinical monitoring, drug delivery systems, and complications, and revises chapters on airway management and anesthesia for cardiac surgery. Written by leading nurse anesthesia experts John Nagelhout and Karen Plaus, this perennial bestseller prepares anesthesia students and CRNAs for today's clinical anesthesia practice. Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment depict complex concepts and information. An easy-to-use organization covers basic principles first, and builds on those with individual chapters for each surgical specialty. UPDATED references make it quick and simple to find the latest and most important research in the field. Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format. Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information you'll use in daily practice. UPDATED pharmacology information includes pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs. Over 100 NEW photos and illustrations enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts. UPDATED Airway Management and Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery chapters are thoroughly revised. NEW coverage includes robotics, screening applications, and non-operating room best practices.
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Surface Anatomy - E-Book

The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Examination

Author: John S. P. Lumley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047767

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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This innovative and highly praised book describes the visible and palpable anatomy that forms the basis of clinical examination. The first chapter considers the anatomical terms needed for precise description of the parts of the body and movements from the anatomical positions. The remaining chapters are regionally organised and colour photographs demonstrate visible anatomy. Many of the photographs are reproduced with numbered overlays, indicating structures that can be seen, felt, moved or listened to. The surface markings of deeper structures are indicated together with common sites for injection of local anaesthetic, accessing blood vessels, biopsying organs and making incisions. The accompanying text describes the anatomical features of the illustrated structures. Over 250 colour photographs with accompanying line drawings to indicate the position of major structures. The seven regionally organised chapters cover all areas of male and female anatomy. The text is closely aligned with the illustrations and highlights the relevance for the clinical examination of a patient. Includes appropriate radiological images to aid understanding. All line drawings now presented in colour to add clarity and improve the visual interpretation. Includes 20 new illustrations of palpable and visible anatomy. Revised text now more closely tied in with the text and with increasing emphasis on clinical examination of the body.
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Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

Author: David Chang

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111539588

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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CLINICAL APPLICATION OF MECHANCIAL VENTILATION, FOURTH EDITION integrates fundamental concepts of respiratory physiology with the day-to-day duties of a respiratory care professional. Utilizing the wide degree of topics covered, including airway management, understanding ventilator waveforms, and addressing critical care issues, students have the best resource available for understanding mechanical ventilation and its clinical application. Enhancing the learning experience are valuable illustrations of concepts and equipment, highlighted key points, and self-assesment questions in NRBC format with answers. Whether preparing for the national exam or double-checking a respiratory care calculation, this textbook provides the fundamental principles of respiratory care with the clinical guidance necessary for mechanical ventilation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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