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

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 you with a one-stop reference of the essential terminology and formulae in one easily accessible book. Illustrated throughout with clear drawings and tables. Both Anaesthesia and Intensive Care entries have been greatly expanded to reflect the latest advances. New entries include Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, new monitoring modalities, herbal medicines, MOET scoring system (monitoring obstetric emergencies and trauma) and pharmakogenetics. Now incorporates the professional standards and guidelines from the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Incorporates latest guidelines in CPR. All drug doses updated and new drugs and techniques added. All illustrations professionally redrawn and a quarter of them are brand-new.
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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: 3.278
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