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Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment By C.S. Ward

Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment by Andrew Davey

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This work offers guidance on the principles behind the working of anaesthetic equipment. In particular, it aims to help anaesthetists and trainees, nurses and theatre technicians to understand the limitations of anaesthetic equipment and to use it safely.

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Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment by Andrew Davey

A comprehensive and highly-illustrated guide to the working principles of modern day anesthetic equipment. Both basic and sophisticated systems are considered, with photographs and schematic diagrams illustrating clearly and simply and working principles of the equipment. Features a lucid explanation of associated electronic and logic devices, and a thorough review of electrical safety. Also covers non-invasive monitoring of patients, the psychology of accidents and their prevention, and more!

Table of Contents

Physical principals - logic, microprocessors and control systems - manufacture and supply of anaesthic gases; pipeline systems-medical gas and vacuum; control and measurement of gas flow; vapourisers; the continuous flow anaesthetic machine- I; the continuous flow anaesthetic machine - II; breathing attachments and their components - "Intermittant flow" and "on demand" apparatus; equipment for dental chair anaesthesia; anaesthetic ventilators; humidification and microbiological filtration; equipment for paediatric anaesthesia; monitoring; atmospheric pollution; infusion equipment - medical suction; cleaning and sterilization; surgical diathermy; instruments and aids to anaesthetics; layout and contents of the anaesthetic room; management of the anaesthetic room; electric hazards; hazards - psychology of accidents; administration, supplies and maintenance; provision of anaesthesia in difficult situations and in the Developing World. Appendices.

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Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment by Andrew Davey
Used - Very Good
Elsevier Health Sciences
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