Anaesthesia Databook: A Perioperative and Peripartum Manual

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 4, 2001 - Medical - 624 pages
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This is the third edition of a comprehensive book covering all aspects of perioperative and peripartum anaesthesia. Previous editions have been very well received (see reviews of the first two editions below) and this book builds on their success to be an essential purchase for all trainee and practising anaesthetists, as well as providing a valuable resource for other hospital and particularly theatre-based personnel such as surgeons, obstetricians, operating department practitioners, theatre nurses, midwives etc. The sections on medical disorders and anaesthestic problems, and on emergency conditions arising during anaesthesia or the immediate postoperative period have been expanded to include over 30 new entries and rare and unusual syndromes have been incorporated into these two main sections for ease of quick reference. The book also features a valuable list of abbreviations and a fully updated appendix containing useful addresses, telephone numbers and website details.
 

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Contents

Achalasia of the oesophagus 3
1992
Addiction 12
1999
Air embolism see section 2 525
2008
Amniotic fluid embolism 29
1992
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 36
1995
Aortic regurgitation 43
1997
Arnold Chiari and other Chiari
1974
Athletic heart syndrome 59
1984
Morquios syndrome
Mucopolysaccharidoses 335
Myasthenic syndrome 344
Nemaline myopathy 350
Noonans syndrome 357
Pacemakers 375
Pemphigus vulgaris and toliaceous 382
Rheumatoid arthritis 447

Autonomic failure 66
1990
Carcinoid syndrome 76
1997
Cardiomyopathies dilated hypertrophic
1988
Carotid body tumour 90
1989
Charge association 96
1986
Cocaine abuse 102
1995
CreutzfeldtJakob disease 109
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DandyWalker syndrome 122
Diabetes mellitus 129
Downs syndrome 136
Duchenne muscular dystrophy 142
Dystrophica niyotonica and other
EatonLambert syndrome LambertEaton
EhlersDanlos syndrome 162
EmeryDreifuss muscular dystrophy 169
Epilepsy 176
Fabrys disease 182
Familial dysautonomia RileyDay
Fibrodysplasia myositis ossificans
Giant axonal neuropathy 204
Mastocytoses 308
Millers syndrome 317
SchwartzJampel syndrome 454
ShyDrager syndrome 461
Spinal muscular atrophy 469
Thalidomiderelated deformities
Tracheobronchomegaly 493
V
Von Recklinghausens disease 506
WerdnigHoffman disease 513
Zenkers diverticulum 520
Amniotic fluid embolism 531
D
Malignant hyperthermia 563
Methaemoglobinaemia 569
Pituitary apoplexy 576
Torsade de pointes 584
deficiency 208
Glycogen storage diseases 209
Takaysus arteritis 477
Malignant hyperthermia 296
Total spinal anaesthesia accidental 586
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