Basic Physics and Measurement in Anaesthesia

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9780433246718: Basic Physics and Measurement in Anaesthesia

An introductory text to the physical principles and their clinical application in anaesthesia. From SHO, through specialist training, this book gives a firm grounding, avoiding complex mathematics and irrelevant detail. Measurement and monitoring are a key element of anaesthesia for both nurses and anaesthetists.

  • Offers a comprehensive guide to physical principles and their clinical application in anesthesia to help the reader practice safe and reliable anesthesia.
  • Uses clinical examples throughout to aid in understanding.
  • Provides practical advice on essential measurement and monitoring using the latest equipment and technology.
  • Covers all topics related to equipment, physics and clinical measurement.
  • Presents easy to understand information in a highly readable format with figures throughout to illustrate equipment and principles.
  • Updated throughout to provide the most current information.
  • Includes a new chapter on Assessment of awareness during anaesthesia (Ch. 26).

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New for the Fourth Edition: * Comprehensive revision and updating as necessary * New section on magnetic resonance imaging * Additional material on monitoring depth of anesthesia * Descriptions of new apparatus, with the retention of information on older types of equipment where important for the demonstration of physical principles As in the previous editions, the authors clearly define the principles of clinical measurement. Mathematics are kept to a simple, understandable level with the frequent use of practical examples. Well established at the level between undergraduate teaching and advanced medical physics, this extensively illustrated book is for trainees and examination candidates in anesthesia and intensive care. Senior nursing, operating theatre and intensive care staff will also find it appropriate.

About the Author:

Paul D Davis, BSc, CPhys, MIstP, MIPSM, Principal Physicist, West of Scotland Health Boards' Department of Clinical Physics and Bio-Engineering, Glasgow, UK; and Gavin N. C. Kenny, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCA, Senior Lecturer, Department of Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow; Head of Anaesthesia, HCI International, Glasgow, UK

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