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Admission of surgical patients

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell.

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Operating Department Practice; Peri-operative Care. 4748 words.

The admission process - Assessment of care - Patients with special healthcare needs - Physical disabilities - Learning disabilities - Mental illness - Anxiety - Children and parents -...

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Airway and ventilation in day case anaesthesia

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Operating Department Practice. 3004 words.

• Day surgery, in general, covers elective non-major surgery, thus spontaneous breathing and minimally invasive/traumatic airways should be considered. • The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) or...

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Airway management

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell.

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Operating Department Practice; Anaesthetics. 5952 words.

The importance of airway management - The role of the anaesthetic practitioner in airway management - Maintaining the airway - Endotracheal tubes: overview - Types of endotracheal tubes -...

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Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Operating Department Practice. 1828 words.

• Day case anaesthesia and office-based anaesthesia should be performed with adequate delivery and monitoring equipment in accordance with national guidelines. • All equipment and monitoring devices...

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Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Operating Department Practice. 5990 words.

• The day surgical patient should become eligible for discharge within hours after the end of anaesthesia. • Intravenous induction with propofol followed by maintenance with either of the third-...

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Cardiopulmonary bypass

Joanna Chikwe, David Tom Cooke and Aaron Weiss.

in Cardiothoracic Surgery

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anaesthetics; Operating Department Practice. 10921 words.

Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit 1 - Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit 2 - Pathophysiology of bypass - Technique of aortic cannulation - Technique of venous cannulation - Conduct of bypass - Weaning...

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Cardiopulmonary bypass

M Barnard and B Martin.

in Cardiac Anaesthesia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Operating Department Practice. 2844 words.

Cardiopulmonary bypass circuits - Pre-bypass checklists - Conduct of bypass - Further reading

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Caring for the post-anaesthesia patient

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell.

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Operating Department Practice; Peri-operative Care. 12239 words.

Transport to recovery - Patient handover in recovery - Patient assessment in recovery - Neuromuscular junction blockade - Intubated/ventilated patients in recovery - Caring for patients...

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Complications associated with anaesthesia

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell.

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Operating Department Practice; Anaesthetics. 4125 words.

Acid aspiration syndrome - Anaphylaxis - Awareness under general anaesthesia - High spinal - Malignant hyperpyrexia - Respiratory arrest - Suxamethonium apnoea

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Decontamination and sterilisation

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell.

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Operating Department Practice. 1130 words.

Overview - Instrument management

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