The physics and technology of ultrasound gains a devoted chapter, as does patient warming. There are enhancements on depth of anaesthesia monitoring, error management and ultrasound imaging in regional anaesthesia. Particular coverage of supraglottic airway devices substantially augments an extended chapter on airway equipment. Updates throughout, including on the anaesthetic workstation, infusion devices and equipment for anaesthesia in difficult locations, ensure Ward’s remains the most comprehensive and current text on anaesthetic equipment.
Provides a simple and comprehensive explanation of the function of anaesthetic equipment, ensuring its safe use in clinical practice
Covers the relevant syllabus required by the FRCA and similar exams taken by trainee anaesthetists
Clear line diagrams explain the working principles of each piece of equipment
"Long regarded as the authoritative text on the principles of anaesthetic equipment, the latest update of Ward's does not disappoint. The sixth edition has been extensively revised and updated in line with the latest advances in technology and clinical practice...Each chapter is clear and concise and closely integrates key physical principles with ptactical application...The book is competiticely priced and is sure to be an invaluable resource for qualified anaesthetists wanting a refresher, as well as essential reading for those in training or approaching examinations."
Anaesthesia, Aug 2012
Edited by Andrew J Davey, LRCP & SI, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK and Ali Diba, BM, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK
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