Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is an essential companion to the practice of regional anaesthesia for consultants and trainees in the specialty. Filled with practical advice and carefully designed for ease of use, this book is the helpful aid to practice that anaesthetists have been waiting for. The book covers all the major blocks by anatomical region, from the head and upper extremities, to the lower extremities and para-axial region. The technique for each procedure is prefaced by information on its difficulty, indications, contraindications, and potential side-effects. Every procedure is also accompanied by a range of high-quality clinical photographs and anatomical drawings that demonstrate the importance of applying anatomical knowledge in practical anaesthetic procedures. Regional anaesthesia is a fast-moving specialty, and this book takes into account recent advances in ultrasound-guided techniques with a strong focus on real-time observation of needle placement. Landmark-placed blocks have are also covered for clinicians without access to ultrasound technology. Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is a unique compilation of anaesthetic techniques that offers support and guidance for any trainee or specialist in their every day practice.
Anaesthesia can be daunting for the novice - not least because they often begin working singlehandedly within a few weeks. How to Survive in Anaesthesia is a pocket sized book written by 3 authors who have nearly 90 years experience of anaesthesia between them. It covers basic aspects of airway and fluid management and equipment, followed by common emergencies. Finally it tackles all the common surgical specialties step by step. It is always practical, ever contemporary, frequently amusing. It provides safe and practical advice to not only help novices survive those first few months - but to enjoy them too. How to Survive in Anaesthesia was written to answer the questions that newly qualified anaesthetists need answers to but may be too embarrassed to ask. Through three editions its popularity has gathered momentum across the globe. Now the fourth edition has been revised and updated, responding to changes in practice and new requirements. New features for this edition include: A new introduction on the theatre environment A new chapter on local anaesthetic toxicity The latest guidelines on intravenous fluids Updated information on airway procedures and equipment Written in an easy, humorous style by leading anaesthetists who have over 90 years’ experience between them, this book is the junior anaesthetist’s gateway to sound authoritative advice on how to perform anaesthetics in real life. It will inspire confidence in any new doctor starting in the specialty.
Regional anaesthesia is used across specialties within anaesthesia, and is a rapidly growing sub-specialty. This new handbook covers both traditional and ultrasound guided techniques, concentrating on the differences between them. Offering readers a comprehensive overview for clinical practice, it includes paediatric and acute pain applications. Each topic covers anatomy, contraindications, landmark/US settings, technique, complications, and clinical notes. Discrete sections on pharmacology, principles, and training further the book's use for teaching purposes. It will appeal to both trainees and consultants in regional anaesthesia, as well as anaesthetic nurses and anaesthetic practitioners. Presented in the Oxford Specialist Handbook series, it offers practical advice as well as background information in a convenient pocket-sized title.
This book provides a practical guide to the analysis and management of the problems that commonly confront the trainee in obstetric anaesthesia. Following the successful 'Problems In Anaesthesia' series format, this useful handbook - discusses a wide range of conditions and diseases that affet both the mother and fetus - covers most problem areas in obstetric anaesthesia: co-existing disease and pregnancy; regional anaesthesia; emergencies and miscellaneous problems including anaesthesia during prenancy; awareness during anaesthesia and abnormal delivery - includes useful appendices - physiological changes of pregnancy and drugs used in obstetric anaesthetic practice - is written in a succinct, easy to read style allowing quick access to the relevant information Aimed primarily at the trainee anaesthetist, this invaluable pocket book will also appeal to junior obstetricians, midwives and all those requiring readily-accessible information on problems that occur in obstetric anaesthesia ..is an excellent book, containing much information and very easy to read. - Today's Anaesthetist, August 1994.
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. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. 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.
This handbook covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a concise, easy to read format. It is suitable for and read by both undergraduate and qualified dentists. It is the largest selling book in this field and this new edition has been extensively rewritten, including a new chapter and contains many more pictures and diagrams in full colour. It has been recommended by reviewers as an essential purchase for ALL dental students and the qualified practitioner. InDentistry this is the book they all buy.
This is an essential handbook that deals with most of the emergency situations which may occur during anaesthesia practice. It describes the presentation, differential diagnosis, investigations and immediate actions for a range of problems. Advice is practical and didactic, and many algorithms are included for ease-of-reference.
Updated and revised throughout, this second edition of Pocket Guide to Clinical Dialysis contains the latest information on the clinical care and management of chronic kidney disease through dialysis treatment. It is an ideal quick-reference guide for medical students, resident medical officers, junior advanced trainees in nephrology, nurses, and paramedical staff, providing practical and essential information about haemodialysis, its physiology and equipment used, chronic peritoneal dialysis, and acute dialysis. The book has been written by doctors, nurses, pharmacists and dietitians of the Western Sydney Renal Service, and their colleagues in other Australian renal units. Features: Practical, easy-to-read information Management protocols currently employed in local hospitals, providing step-by-step guidelines for patient care Useful references