Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment

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Prepared by authors based in the UK, this highly practical, illustrated guide continues to provide an up-to-date introduction to anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical practice. An invaluable resource for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetists studying for the FRCA examinations, nurses and operating department practitioners, this new edition has been completely updated to reflect current equipment and training requirements. Lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photos and clearly-drawn line illustrations, Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment, third edition, retains the superbly organized and easy-to-read format that has made the previous two editions such a success. The same portable size is retained for the new edition An ideal book for the busy trainee or practitioner to carry around the hospital and 'dip into' when the opportunity presents A selection of MCQs is included at the end of each chapter providing an opportunity for the reader to test their knowledge - an ideal aid to exam preparation Highly illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams throughout to aid recognition in the clinical environment and demonstrates essential points Standardised format used for each piece of equipment: components, mechanism of action, problems in practice and safety features Summary boxes in every chapter highlighting key points and safety considerations help the reader remember key information and breaks down the text into manageable chunks. Especially helpful when preparing for exams Equipment checklists include essential information that all users of anaesthetic equipment need to know The content for the new edition reflects more closely the current FRCA syllabus New section on latex allergy Illustrations of now-obsolete equipment replaced with the latest models in use Discussion of bispectral monitoring now included Chapter on electrical safety expanded Chapter on sterilisation and cleaning added Rapid infusion devices discussedBaha Al-Shaikh, Simon Stacey. offer interaction with the rescuer through voice and visual prompts. FIG. 13.19 The Zoll Pro AED. (Courtesy ofZoll Medical.) FIG. 13.20 The Zoll R manual defibrillator. (Courtesy ofZoIl Medical.)

Title:Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment
Author:Baha Al-Shaikh, Simon Stacey
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-03-05


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