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.
Updated throughout to provide the most current information.
Includes a new chapter on Assessment of awareness during anaesthesia (Ch. 26).
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.
Edited by 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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