This manual is a concise guide to anaesthesia in surgery.
Beginning with the basics, discussing the role of anaesthesiologists and the surgical team, the following chapters provide a step by step analysis of the complete anaesthesia procedure, from pre-anaesthetic assessment and medication, to theatre sterilisation and patient care during surgery, to assessment of blood loss and the recovery room.
Separate chapters are dedicated to the effect of anaesthesia on vital organ function, and guidelines for emergency abdominal surgery.
Concise guide to anaesthesia in surgery
Provides complete step by step guidance to the procedure
In depth discussion on anaesthesia and vital organs, and emergency abdominal surgery
Includes more than 100 images and illustrations
S Ahanatha Pillai Emeritus Professor, Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Introduction Anesthesiologist Surgical Team Safe practice of Anesthesia Preanesthetic Assessment Preanesthetic Medications (Premedication) Clinical Anesthesia: Balanced Anesthesia The Operating Department Theatre Asepsis and Equipments Sterilization Operating Table and Positions for Surgery Assessment of Blood Loss and Volume Replacement Vital Organ Function and Anesthesia Recovery room: Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Local Anesthetic Drugs and Regional Anesthesia Guidelines for Emergency Abdominal Surgeries Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting