Anesthesia Equipment, 3rd Edition

By Jan Ehrenwerth, MD, James B. Eisenkraft, MD, MRCP(UK), FFARCS and James M Berry, MD
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Offering highly visual, easy-to-read coverage of the full range of anesthesia equipment in use today, this authoritative reference is your go-to text for objective, informed answers to ensure optimal patient safety. Anesthesia Equipment, 3rd Edition, provides detailed information on the intricate workings of each device or workstation, keeping you fully up to date and helping you meet both equipment and patient care challenges.

Key Features
  • Remains unequalled in both depth and breadth of coverage, offering readable, concise guidance on all aspects of today's anesthesia machines and equipment.
  • Details the latest machines, vaporizers, ventilators, breathing systems, vigilance, ergonomics, and simulation.
  • Improves your understanding of the physical principles of equipment, the rationale for its use, delivery systems for inhalational anesthesia, systems monitoring, hazards and safety features, maintenance and quality assurance, special situations/equipment for non-routine adult anesthesia, and future directions for the field.
  • Includes ASA Practice Parameters for care, and helps you ensure patient safety with detailed advice on risk management and medicolegal implications of equipment use.
  • Highlights the text with hundreds of full-color line drawings and photographs, graphs, and charts.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ISBN 9780323672795
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2020
Author Information By Jan Ehrenwerth, MD; James B. Eisenkraft, MD, MRCP(UK), FFARCS and James M Berry, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
Published Reviews

"Overall, this is a very good, comprehensive, and accessible book on anaesthetic equipment and related concepts, one that I expect to refer to time and again, and that I highly recommend." -British Journal of Anaesthesia

Table of Content

PART 1 Gases and Ventilation
1. Medical Gases: Storage and Supply 3
2. The Anesthesia Machine and Workstation 25
3. Anesthesia Vaporizers 66
4. Breathing Circuits 100
5. Waste Anesthetic Gases and Scavenging Systems 125
6. Anesthesia Ventilators 149
7. Humidification and Filtration 183

PART 2 System Monitors
8. Respiratory Gas Monitoring 195
9. Monitoring Ventilation 218

PART 3 Patient Monitors
10. Capnography 239
11. Pulse Oximetry 253
12. Hemodynamic Monitoring 271
13. Temperature Monitoring 287

PART 4 Other Equipment
14. Airway Equipment 307
15. Preventing Transmission of Infectious Diseases 332
16. Infusion Pumps 351

PART 5 Vigilance, Alarms, and Ergonomics
17. Vigilance, Alarms, and Integrated Monitoring Systems 371
18. Ergonomics of the Anesthesia Workspace 407

PART 6 Special Conditions
19. Closed-Circuit Anesthesia 433
20. Anesthesia Delivery in the MRI Environment 453
21. Anesthesia at High Altitude 468
22. Anesthesia in Difficult Locations and in Developing Countries 479

PART 7 Safety, Standards, and Quality
23. Hazards of the Anesthesia Delivery System 489
24. Electrical and Fire Safety 526
25. Machine Checkout and Quality Assurance 559
26. Risk Management and Medicolegal Aspects of Anesthesia Equipment Use 584
27. Standards and Regulatory Considerations 593

Publication Date 22-10-2020
Pages 644
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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