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Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z, 4th Edition

An Encyclopedia of Principles and Practice


New edition of a popular encyclopaedia of anaesthesia and intensive care medicine now greatly expanded with many additional entries and new artworks.

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    New edition of a popular encyclopaedia of anaesthesia and intensive care medicine now greatly expanded with many additional entries and new artworks.

Key Features

    • Covers all aspects of anaesthesia and critical care medicine - pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care.
    • Succinct, clearly written text with associated diagrams make quick reference easy
    • Entries arranged alphabetically, with extensive cross-referencing to related items to ensure full coverage of topics and ready access to related information
    • Biographical details given for eponymous entries
    • Extensively referenced throughout
    • Particularly suitable for candidates of post-graduate examinations

Published Reviews

    An incredible amount of information is to be found in detailed but concise entries intelligently arranged and cross-referenced. It is an easy-to-use, fast reference text of value to FRCA students, their tutors, jobbing anaesthetists and their assistants.

    There was not much room for improvement from the previous editions of this book, but this has been achieved. Not only aesthetically … but also with the content update and clearer illustrations. We would recommend this book to all anaesthetists in training.
    British Journal of Anaesthesia

    An invaluable text for those at any stage of training and to those who wish to use it as a ready reference essential addition to any anaesthetic department for both anaesthetists and intensive care practitioners.
    International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

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  • Additional line diagrams further enhance topic descriptions
  • Contains a wide expansion of new entries and revisions of existing ones to reflect ongoing advances in the field

Author Information

    By Steven M. Yentis, BSc, MBBS, FRCA, MD, MA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK; Nicholas P. Hirsch, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, Consultant Anaesthetist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Honorary Senior Lecturer, The Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK; and Gary B. Smith, BM, FRCA, FRCP, Consultant in Critical Care, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust; Professor, University of Bournemouth, UK

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Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z, 4th Edition
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  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 584 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06785-3
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  • Copyright: 2009