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Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine : Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine - Karen A. Illingworth

Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine

Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine

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Published: 1st March 1998
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Many patients come to the Accident and Emergency department in pain or with conditions requiring local or general anaesthesia. Close co-operation between the staff of the Anaesthesia and Accident and Emergency departments is vital if anaesthesia and analgesia are to be dealt with efficiently and safely. This new edition of Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine has been extensively revised throughout, especially with regard to resuscitation techniques. It provides a concise guide to anaesthesia and pain relief in Emergency Medicine. Throughout, the emphasis is on the practical management of problems, giving clear instructions about the treatment of common conditions.

Preface Part 1 - General concepts of anaesthesia and analgesia General anaesthesia in the A & E department Anaesthetic and resuscitation equipment Infection risks during anaesthesia Assessment and preparation of patients for general anaesthesia, and monitoring during anaesthesia Emergency general anaesthesia and pre-hospital care Recovery and street fitness Problems encountered during general anaesthesia Resuscitation techniques: airway management, ventilation, and defibrillation Airway and ventilation management: some common problems Part 2 - Sedation Sedation Analgesia Local anaesthesia: principles and practice in the A & E department Problems encountered during local anaesthesia Local anaesthetic nerve blocks: introduction and local infiltration of the skin Nerve blocks of the upper limb Nerve blocks of the lower limb Other nerve blocks and field blocks Topical anaesthesia Index

ISBN: 9780192629081
ISBN-10: 0192629085
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 1st March 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 15.19  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised