Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

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Keith Allman, Iain Wilson, Aidan O'Donnell
Oxford University Press, 2015 - Anesthesia - 1266 pages
Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners.

Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more.

Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.

 

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Contents

2 Consent and anaesthetic risk
19
3 Cardiovascular disease
35
4 Perioperative arrhythmias
71
5 Respiratory disease
83
6 Renal disease
119
7 Hepatic disease
129
8 Endocrine and metabolic disease
147
9 Bone joint and connective tissue disorders
183
25 Gynaecological surgery
607
26 Ear nose and throat surgery
621
27 Maxillofacial and dental surgery
649
28 Ophthalmic surgery
661
29 Day surgery
683
30 Laser surgery
691
31 Anaesthesia for radiology
695
32 Anaesthesia for the elderly
705

drugs tests and disorders
195
11 Neurological and muscular disorders
227
12 Psychiatric disorders and drugs
261
13 Uncommon conditions
277
14 Cardiac surgery
323
15 Thoracic surgery
355
16 Neurosurgery
389
17 Vascular surgery
421
18 Orthopaedic surgery
443
19 Plastic surgery
489
20 General surgery
509
21 Anaesthesia for obesity
543
22 Liver transplantation and resection
563
23 Endocrine surgery
573
24 Urological surgery
585
33 Obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia
715
34 Paediatric and neonatal anaesthesia
781
35 The critically ill patient
843
36 Anaesthetic emergencies
885
37 Airway assessment and management
941
38 Practical anaesthesia
977
39 Blood products and fluid therapy
1039
40 Acute pain
1061
41 Postoperative nausea and vomiting
1085
42 Regional anaesthesia
1093
43 Drug formulary
1155
44 Anaesthesia data
1219
Index
1235
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About the author (2015)

Dr Keith Allman is a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Iain H Wilson, MB ChB, FRCA, is a consultant anesthetist at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. He is the immediate past president of the Association of Anesthetists in Great Britain and Ireland and a trustee of Lifebox, a not-for-profit organization providing pulse oximeters to operating rooms, aiming at improving the safety and quality of surgical care inlow-resource countries. Dr. Wilson has worked as a lecturer in Anesthesia at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia and contributed to the development of the World Health Organization (WHO)Surgical Safety Checklist. Dr Aidan O'Donnell has been the Lead Obstetric Anaesthetist at Waikato Hospital, New Zealand for a number of years. He completed his training in the South East of Scotland and moved to New Zealand in 2010 with his family. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. His first book, Anaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction, was published in 2012. He is married with two children.

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