Fundamentals Of Anaesthesia

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-16
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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The third edition of Fundamentals of Anaesthesia is the gold standard text for the Primary FRCA, encapsulating the basic principles of modern anaesthesia in one easily accessible volume. Written and edited by a team of expert contributors with extensive FRCA examination experience, Fundamentals of Anaesthesia, Third Edition deliberately blends the expertise of invited authors in an unrivalled consistency of style more akin to that of a single author text. Deliberate use of authors with a more general anaesthesia background ties in well with the education of anaesthetists in their early years. The third edition is fully updated, with a number of completely new chapters. Presentation of information is clear and concise, with extensive use of tables, colour illustrations, summary boxes of key information and bullet lists. This Highly Commended award winning textbook is a unique revision aid for the Primary FRCA and an essential companion for all exam candidates.

Table of Contents

Clinical Anaesthesia
Pre-operative management
Induction of anaesthesia
Intra-operative management
Postoperative management
Special patient circumstances
The surgical insult
Regional anaesthesia and analgesia
Principles of resuscitation
Major trauma
Clinical anatomy
Cellular physiology
Body fluids
Haematology and immunology
Muscle physiology
Cardiac physiology
Physiology of the circulation
Renal physiology
Respiratory physiology
Physiology of the nervous system
Gastro-intestinal physiology
Metabolism and temperature regulation
Physiology of pregnancy
Foetal and newborn physiology
Physical chemistry
Mechanisms of drug action
Anaesthetic gases and vapours
Hypnotics and intravenous anaesthetic agents
Analgesic drugs
Neuromuscular blocking agents
Local anaesthetic agents
Central nervous system pharmacology
Autonomic nervous system pharmacology
Cardiovascular pharmacology
Respiratory pharmacology
Endocrine pharmacology
Gastro-intestinal pharmacology
Intravenous fluids
Pharmacology of haemostasis
Antimicrobial therapy
Clinical trials - design and evaluation
Physics, Clinical Measurement and Statistics
Applied physics
Clinical measurement
Anaesthetic equipment
Basic statistics
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