Drugs in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

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OUP Oxford, Feb 17, 2011 - Medical - 416 pages
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In everyday practice, anaesthetists can make use of a wide range of drug treatments, and require readily available and accessible information on the appropriate drugs to use in any given situation. Drugs in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care has quickly established itself as an essential reference text for all anaesthetists, both trainees and consultants. The fourth edition of this book includes information on many new drugs, with information on many others revised. The book describes the pharmacokinetics and pharmodynamics of all the drugs commonly used by anaesthetists, all organized so as to allow rapid access to specific information on the properties and characteristics of almost 200 drugs. Drugs in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care fourth edition successfully provides a comprehensive, up-to-date reference for anaesthetists in training, consultant anaesthetists, intensive care nurses, and anaesthetic assistants.

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Dr Susan Smith trained in medicine, anaesthesia and intensive care at Guy's Hospital, Oxford and America. She was appointed as a consultant in 1990 and was Director of Intensive Care in Cheltenham until 2008. She is Senior Medical Officer for Cheltenham Racecourse. Her interests include pharmacology, care of the critically ill patient and prehospital care of the injured casualty.

Dr Edward Scarth qualified in 2002 from Nottingham. He gained experience in A & E and General (Internal) Medicine gaining MRCP(UK) prior to commencing training in Anaesthesia in 2005. Dr Scarth has been a Speciality Registrar in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care since 2008 on a training rotation organized by the Bristol School of Anaesthesia (Severn Deanery), and gained FRCA in early 2010.

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