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Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A to Z An Encyclopaedia of Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0750687770

ISBN-13: 9780750687775

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Steven M. Yentis, Nicholas P. Hirsch, Gary B. Smith

List price: $141.00
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For the third edition, the authors have revised and fully updated existing text and provided additional entries and references relevant to both anaesthesia and intensive care. Entries are very easily searchable and terminology summaries are bite-sized, succinct, yet comprehensive and very practical. Covers pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment. Provides extensive cross-referencing by an experienced author team ensures easy access to related information. Discusses major topics, easily forgotten formulae, and definitions in bite-sized summaries covering all aspects of the FRCA syllabus, providing…    
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Book details

List price: $141.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 564
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Dr Steve Yentis

Entries arranged alphabetically, with some related subjects grouped together to make coverage of these easier
A-Z of Anaesthetic and Intensive Care Terminology (i.e. Abdominal decompression + definition - Zone of risk + definition)
Typical entry: Pain Clinic
Outpatient clinic run by consultants (usually anaesthetists) with a special interest in the management of chronic pain
Developed from the 1950s
Its role includes diagnosis of the underlying condition and management directed at reducing subjective pain experiences, reducing drug consumption, increasing levels of normal activity and restoring quality of life
Requires appropriate facilities for consultation, and performance of nerve blocks and surgical procedures
Anaesthetists, physicians, psychologists, and neurologists may be involved. Primary referrals to the clinic are usually from general practitioners or hospital consultants
Swerdlow M (1992)
Anaesthesia; 47:977-80 See also, Pain management