Anaesthetic emergencies

Keith G. Allman, Iain H. Wilson and Aidan O’Donnell

in Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199584048
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729935 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Anaesthetic 						emergencies

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Andrew McIndoe Introduction  - Adult Basic Life Support (BLS)  - Adult Advanced Life Support (ALS)  - Severe bradycardia  - Narrow complex tachycardia  - Broad complex tachycardia  - Severe hypotension in theatre  - Severe hypertension in theatre  - Severe hypoxia in theatre  - Severe laryngospasm  - Air/gas embolism  - Aspiration  - Status asthmaticus  - Pulmonary oedema  - Failed intubation  - Can't intubate, can't ventilate  - Malignant hyperthermia  - Anaphylaxis  - Intra-arterial injection  - Unsuccessful reversal of neuromuscular blockade  - Paediatric emergencies: Advanced Life Support  - Paediatric emergencies: ventricular fibrillation or pulseless VT  - Paediatric emergencies: neonatal resuscitation  - Paediatric emergencies: collapsed septic child  - Paediatric emergencies: major trauma  - Paediatric emergencies: acute severe asthma  - Paediatric emergencies: anaphylaxis  - Paediatric doses and equipment  - See also: Maternal resuscitation  - Amniotic fluid embolism  - Massive obstetric haemorrhage  - -

Chapter.  12370 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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