Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care: Prepare for the FRCA

Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD
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This eBook is one of 10 carefully selected collections of key articles from the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine journal - a continually updated, evidence-based learning resource, based on the RCOA Curriculum. It is ideal for trainees approaching a new sub-specialty and/or when preparing for the FRCA (or similar) exams.  It will also prove an invaluable, authoritative refresher for life-long learning and CPD. Related MCQs are included to test your understanding.

ISBN 9780702069444
Author Information Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD , Honorary Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow; Consultant Anaesthetist, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Glasgow UK.
Table of Content Section 1: Preoperative Assessment
Preoperative assessment for cardiac surgery
Adult congenital heart disease
Preoperative assessment for thoracic anaesthesia
Tests of pulmonary function and lung function before thoracic surgery
Thoracic surgical radiographic and CT pathology
Section 2: Anaesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
Principles of cardiac anaesthesia
Cardiopulmonary bypass: principles and anaesthetic management
Transoesophageal echocardiography in cardiac anaesthesia
Anaesthesia for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Cardiopulmonary transplantatioon
Cardiopulmonary transplantation: anaesthetic implications
Section 3: Cardiac Intensive Care
Postoperative care of the adult cardiac surgical patient
Mechanical support of the heart
Section 4: Anaesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
Principles and practice of thoracic anaesthesia
Airway apparatus for thoracic surgery
Fibreoptic bronchoscopic positioning of double-lumen tubes
Anaesthesia for surgery of the trachea and main bronchi
Analgesia for thoracic surgery
Test Yourself: MCQs
Publication Date 27-11-2015
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