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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dripps/Eckenhoff/Vandam introduction to anesthesia.
Philadelphia : Saunders, ©1992
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Dunning Dripps; James E Eckenhoff; Leroy D Vandam; David E Longnecker; Frank L Murphy
|Notes:||Revised edition of: Introduction to anesthesia / Robert D. Dripps, James E. Eckenhoff, Leroy D. Vandam. 7th ed. 1988.|
|Description:||xiv, 495 pages : illustrations|
|Contents:||Anaesthesiology as a medical speciality; interpretation of arterial blood gas and acid-base data; preoperative evaluation; premedication; the anaesthesia machine; monitoring the anaesthetized patient; principles of pharmacology in anaesthesia; the inhaled anaesthetics; the nonopioid anaesthetics; opioids in anaesthesia practice; neuromuscular blockers; the medical gases; airway management; the conduct of general anaesthesia; managing fluids, electrolytes and blood loss; positioning the surgical patient; the pharmacology of local anaesthetics; spinal and epidural anaesthesia; nerve blocks; cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced life support; patients with cardiovascular disease; patients with pulmonary disease; patients with hepatic and renal disease; patients with metabolic and endocrine disease; pediatric anaesthesia; obstetric anaesthesia and neonatal resuscitation; anaesthesia for the elderly; anaesthesia for outpatient surgery; the desperately ill patient - trauma and shock; neuroanaesthesia and management of patients with neurologic disease; management of anaesthesia for special procedures - otorhinolaryngology, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, radiology, electroconvulsive therapy, ophthalmology, cancer chemotherapy; diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain; the hazards of anaesthesia; malpractice, the law and anaesthesia; recovery from anaesthesia - the postoperative visit; management of acute postoperative pain; critical care of the surgical patient; the further study of anaesthesiology.|
|Other Titles:||Introduction to anesthesia|