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Analgesia and anaesthesia

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham, Kerstin Hogg, Michael J. Clancy and Colin E. Robertson

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199589562
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191729898 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199589562.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Analgesia and anaesthesia

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Pain relief - Analgesics: aspirin and paracetamol - Analgesics: NSAIDs - Analgesics: opioids - Analgesics: Entonox® and ketamine - Analgesia for trauma - Analgesia in specific situations - Local anaesthesia - Local anaesthetic toxicity - General principles of local anaesthesia - Topical anaesthesia - Local anaesthetic administration - Bier's block - Local anaesthetic nerve blocks - Digital nerve block - Nerve blocks at the wrist - Nerve blocks of forehead and ear - Dental anaesthesia - Intercostal nerve block - Femoral nerve block - Nerve blocks at the ankle - Sedation - General anaesthesia in the emergency department - Emergency anaesthesia and rapid sequence induction - Difficult intubation - General anaesthetic drugs

Chapter.  14035 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine ; Anaesthetics

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