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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Practical Procedures in Anaesthesia and Critical Care.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Guy Jackson; Neil Soni; Christopher J Whiten
|Description:||1 online resource (363 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; Title Page; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Basic Principles; Hand washing; Aseptic technique; Consent; Environment, safety and additional equipment; Ultrasound in anaesthesia and intensive care; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Chapter 2 Intravascular Access; Peripheral venous cannulation; Central venous access; Ultrasound guidance for intravenous central line insertion; Seldinger technique; Railroading; Internal jugular vein CVC insertion; Subclavian vein CVC insertion; Femoral vein CVC insertion; External jugular vein cannulation. Tunnelled central venous linesPeripheral sites for central venous access: peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines; 'Special' lines; Pulmonary artery catheter; Intraosseous needle insertion; Lines for haemofiltration/dialysis; Dialysis; Arterial line insertion; Rapid infusion devices; Transducers; Chapter 3 Monitoring; 'Routine' anaesthetic monitoring; 12-lead ECG; Cardiac output monitoring; Intra-abdominal pressure measurement; Arterial blood gas sampling; Chapter 4 Airway Procedures; Airway maintenance; Positioning; Oropharyngeal airway (aka Guedel Airway); Nasopharyngeal airway. FacemasksLaryngeal mask airways; Tracheal intubation; Oral tracheal intubation; Nasal intubation; Bougies and other intubation aids; Rapid sequence induction (RSI); Double lumen tube insertion; Airway devices and 'special' airways; Video-laryngoscopes; Difficult intubation; Retrograde tracheal intubation; Emergency airway access; Cricothyroidotomy; Fibreoptic intubation; Percutaneous tracheostomy; Insertion of a tracheostomy; Changing a tracheostomy; Bronchoscopy; Ventilation; Mechanical ventilation; Chapter 5 Thoracic Procedures; Needle thoracostomy for chest aspiration. Aspiration of tension pneumothoraxAspiration of pleural effusion/haemothorax; Intercostal drain insertion; Surgical chest drain insertion; Seldinger chest drain insertion; Removal of a chest drain; Pericardiocentesis; Temporary cardiac pacing; External temporary cardiac pacing: percussion pacing; External temporary cardiac pacing: transcutaneous pacing; Internal temporary cardiac pacing; Chapter 6 Abdominal Procedures; Nasogastric and nasojejunal tube placement; Nasogastric tubes; Nasojejunal tubes; Sengstaken-Blakemore and Minnesota tube placement; Urethral catheterization. Abdominal paracentesisChapter 7 Neurological and Related Procedures; Local anaesthesia; Lumbar puncture; Spinal anaesthesia; Epidural anaesthesia/analgesia; Epidural analgesia troubleshooting; Intracranial pressure monitoring; Index.|
|Series Title:||Oxford Specialty Training: Techniques.|
Nothing beats practice and experienced guidance, but this text is an aide memoire I am glad to have found. British Journal of Hospital Medicine I can thoroughly recommend this book. It should be