Techniques in thoracic anaesthesia

Edited by Jonathan N. Wilkinson, Stephen H. Pennefather and Robert A. McCahon

in Thoracic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726255 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Techniques in thoracic anaesthesia

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Total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) - Patient positioning - Thoracic epidurals - Thoracic paravertebral block - Intra-pleural analgesia - Intercostal nerve block - Patient controlled analgesia (PCA) - Management of the shared airway - The fibreoptic bronchoscope and the difficult airway - Techniques for lung isolation - Use of a bronchial blocker - Jet ventilation - Techniques for improving hypoxia - Central venous catheters - Arterial catheters - Insertion of intercostal drains

Chapter.  14806 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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