Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia, Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

By John Gothard, FRCA, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital, London, UK; Andrea Kelleher, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital, London, UK; and Elizabeth Haxby, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital, London, UK


Pre-operative assessment - cardiac anaesthesia; Anaesthesia for cardiac surgery; Anaesthesia for specific cardiac and allied operations; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Early postoperative management of patients following cardiac surgery; Pre-operative assessment - thoracic anaesthesia; Anaesthesia for thoracic surgery; Intra-operative management of specific thoracic procedures; Postoperative management; Vascular anaesthesia; Off-pump cardiac surgery