Essentials of equipment in anaesthesia, critical care, and peri-operative medicine / Baha Al-Shaikh, FCARCSI FRCA, Simon G. Stacey FRCA FFICM.

By: Al-Shaikh, Baha [author.]
Contributor(s): Stacey, Simon, 1966- [author.]
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Edition: Fifth editionDescription: 1 online resource (vii, pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780702071966; 070207196X; 9780702071942; 0702071943Other title: Essentials of equipment in anesthesia, critical care, and peri-operative medicine | Essentials of anaesthetic equipmentSubject(s): Anesthesiology -- Apparatus and instruments | Critical care medicine -- Equipment and supplies | Surgical instruments and apparatus | Anesthesiology -- Apparatus and instruments | Critical care medicine -- Equipment and supplies | Surgical instruments and apparatus | MEDICAL / Surgery / General | Anesthesiology -- instrumentation | Anesthesia | Critical Care | Perioperative Care -- instrumentationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Internet Resources. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Essentials of equipment in anaesthesia, critical care, and peri-operative medicine.DDC classification: 617.96028 LOC classification: RD78.8Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Medical gas supply -- The anaesthetic machine -- Pollution in theatre and scavenging -- Breathing systems -- Tracheal tubes, tracheostomy tubes and airways -- Masks and oxygen delivery devices -- Laryngoscopes and tracheal intubation equipment -- Ventilators -- Humidifaction and filtration -- Non-invasive monitoring -- Invasive monitoring -- Pumps, pain management and regional anaesthesia -- Additional equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care -- Point of care testing -- Electrical safety -- Appendices. Safety and standards -- Graphical symbols for use in labelling medical devices -- Decontamination of medical equipment -- Directory of manufacturers -- Glossary.
Summary: "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"--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Medical gas supply -- The anaesthetic machine -- Pollution in theatre and scavenging -- Breathing systems -- Tracheal tubes, tracheostomy tubes and airways -- Masks and oxygen delivery devices -- Laryngoscopes and tracheal intubation equipment -- Ventilators -- Humidifaction and filtration -- Non-invasive monitoring -- Invasive monitoring -- Pumps, pain management and regional anaesthesia -- Additional equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care -- Point of care testing -- Electrical safety -- Appendices. Safety and standards -- Graphical symbols for use in labelling medical devices -- Decontamination of medical equipment -- Directory of manufacturers -- Glossary.

"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"--Publisher's description.

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