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The operating theatre environment

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227266.003.0004

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

The operating theatre             environment

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Care of the unconscious patient - Patient positioning - The airway during anaesthesia - Maintenance of anaesthesia - Bioelectrical potential recording and the ECG - Monitoring pressures within vessels - Capnography and anaesthetic gas monitoring - Oxygen monitoring - Awareness and depth of anaesthesia monitoring - Aspects of fluid administration during anaesthesia - Temperature - Humidity - Electricity: an outline - Electrical safety - Pacemakers and defibrillators - Record-keeping during anaesthesia - Aspects of laparoscopic surgery

Chapter.  17620 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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