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AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2015

  • ID: 3327950
  • Book
  • 160 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Based on the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland′s (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series of key developing areas of clinical practice, this book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application to anaesthesia and pain control.

A follow–up title to AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2012, this new volume covers diverse but critical patient safety topics such as anaemia, obstetric anaesthesia, acute coronary syndromes, postoperative cognitive dysfunction and echocardiography, all written by leading experts in these fields in the UK and Ireland.

  • Reviews latest developments in research and practice
  • Clinically–oriented but rooted in basic science
  • Concise and informative articles on key topics
  • Road–tested through CPD roadshows
  • Designed specifically for continuing medical education
Deliver ever–safer care to your patients by staying up to date in clinical care and education with this review book.
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List of Contributors, vii

Foreword, ix

1 Abnormalities of Coagulation and Obstetric Anaesthesia, 1Hilary Swales

2 Acute Coronary Syndromes and Anaesthesia, 15Yasir Parviz, Rachel Orme, Oliver Watson and Tim Chico

3 Acute Pain Management of Opioid–Tolerant Patients, 28Mark Jackson

4 Echocardiography and Anaesthesia, 39Jonathan H. Rosser and Nicholas J. Morgan–Hughes

5 Medico–Legal Aspects of Regional Anaesthesia, 54William T. Frame

6 Peri–Operative Use of Beta–Blockers: Yes or No?, 65Nanda Gopal Mandal

7 Transfusion Requirements and the Older Person, 80Alexa Mannings and Iain Moppett

8 Organ Donation and the Anaesthetist, 91Dale Gardiner, Neal Beckett, Paul Townsley and Helen Fenner

9 Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: Fact or Fiction?, 114Irwin Foo

10 Pre–Operative Anaemia: Should We Worry?, 127Robert Kong

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William Harrop–Griffiths
Richard Griffiths
Felicity Plaat
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