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Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine / Edition 2

Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine / Edition 2

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This new edition has been extensively revised throughout, especially with regard to resuscitation techniques. It provides a concise guide to anaesthesia and pain relief in Emergency Medicine. Throughout, the emphasis is on the practical management of problems, giving clear instructions about the treatment of common conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192629081
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/1998
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine Series , #18
Edition description: REV
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 - General concepts of anaesthesia and analgesia
General anaesthesia in the A & E department
Anaesthetic and resuscitation equipment
Infection risks during anaesthesia
Assessment and preparation of patients for general anaesthesia, and monitoring during anaesthesia
Emergency general anaesthesia and pre-hospital care
Recovery and street fitness
Problems encountered during general anaesthesia
Resuscitation techniques: airway management, ventilation, and defibrillation
Airway and ventilation management: some common problems
Part 2 - Sedation
Local anaesthesia: principles and practice in the A & E department
Problems encountered during local anaesthesia
Local anaesthetic nerve blocks: introduction and local infiltration of the skin
Nerve blocks of the upper limb
Nerve blocks of the lower limb
Other nerve blocks and field blocks
Topical anaesthesia

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