The "Bible on Anesthesia Equipment" returns in a new Fifth Edition, and once again takes readers step-by-step through all the basic anesthesia equipment. This absolute leader in the field includes comprehensive references and detailed discussions on the scientific fundamentals of anesthesia equipment, its design, and its optimal use. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on suction devices, the magnetic resonance imaging environment, temperature monitoring and control, double-lumen tubes, emergency room airway equipment, and many other topics.
Readers will have access to the fully searchable online text and an interactive quiz bank at a companion Website.
GAS SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS Medical Gas Cylinders and Containers Medical Gas Pipeline Systems Suction Equipment Oxygen Concentrators ANESTHESIA MACHINES AND BREATHING SYSTEMS The Anesthesia Machine Vaporizers The Breathing System: General Principles, Common Components, and Classifications Mapleson Breathing Systems The Circle System Manual Resuscitators Humidification Equipment Anesthesia Ventilators Controlling Trace Gas Levels Hazards of Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems Latex Allergy AIRWAY EQUIPMENT Face Masks and Airways Supraglottic Airway Devices Laryngoscopes Tracheal Tubes and Associated Equipment Lung Isolation Devices Devices for Managing the Difficult Airway MONITORING DEVICES Gas Monitoring Airway Volumes, Flows, and Pressures Pulse Oximetry Neuromuscular Transmission Monitoring Alarm Devices Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitors Data Management Systems Temperature Monitoring EQUIPMENT RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATIONS Equipment for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment Temperature Control Equipment Operating Room Fires and Personnel Injuries Related to Sources of Ignition EQUIPMENT CARE Equipment Checkout Cleaning and Sterilization