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AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2012



AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2012

Ian Johnston (Editor), William Harrop-Griffiths (Editor), Leslie Gemmell (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-22800-5 October 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 168 Pages


Based on the Association of Anesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland's (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series, this clinical-oriented book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application to anesthesia and pain control.
List of Contributors, vii

Foreword, ix

1 The Physics of Ultrasound, 1
Graham Arthurs

2 Coronary Artery Stents: Management in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery, 17
Colin Moore and Stephen Leslie

3 Anaesthesia and Enhanced Recovery for Colorectal Surgery, 28
Carol Peden and Christopher Newell

4 The Unanticipated Difficult Airway: The 'Can't Intubate, Can't Ventilate' Scenario, 44
Mansukh Popat

5 Analgesia for Abdominal Surgery, 56
Alex Grice, Nick Boyd and Simon Marshall

6 Analgesic Regimens for Children, 72
Glyn Williams

7 The Unstable Cervical Spine, 88
Michelle Leemans and Ian Calder

8 Obstetric Haemorrhage, 105
David Levy

9 Anaesthesia for Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery, 124
Richard Griffiths

10 e-Learning Anaesthesia, 137
Andrew McIndoe and Ed Hammond

11 Consent and the Explanation of Risk in Anaesthesia, 146
Stuart White

“Nevertheless, I would expect either this manual or the larger textbook to form a part of a departmental library.”  (Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Journal, 1 March 2013)

“In general, I have found this book useful to read.”  (Journal of Anaesthesia Practice, 1 August 2012)