Anesthesia Equipment, 2nd EditionPrinciples and Applications (Expert Consult: Online and Print)
Author 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
Format Hardcover ISBN 9780323112376 Copyright Year 2013 Length 792 Pages
Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Jan Ehrenwerth and Dr. James B. Eisenkraft, offers expert, highly visual, practical guidance on the full range of delivery systems and technology used in practice today. It equips you with the objective, informed answers you need to ensure optimal patient safety. All areas of the book are beautifully illustrated with some excellent pictures and diagrams..." Reviewed by: I Wrench on behalf of British Journal of Anaesthesia, February 2014.
New to This Edition
Apply the most complete and up-to-date information available
on machines, vaporizers, ventilators, breathing systems, vigilance, ergonomics, and simulation.
Visualize the safe and effective use of equipment thanks to hundreds of full-color line drawings and photographs.
Access the complete text and images online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com.
Make informed decisions
by expanding 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.
Ensure patient safety with detailed advice on risk management and medicolegal implications of equipment use.
Imprint: Saunders Format Type: Hardcover Trim: 8 13/16 X 11 3/16 in
Published Review: "This is comprehensive, easy to read, and well indexed. The illustrations, including real-life photos as well as graphs and figures, are outstanding. The time had come for an update, and this edition goes above and beyond. It is an outstanding and vital contribution to the field, and a must-have for all locations where anesthesia is administered."-Martin Dauber, MD(Universityof Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine) Doody Review: 5 stars
"All areas of the book are beautifully illustrated with some excellent pictures and diagrams. The authors have made a tremendous effort to ensure the book is up-to-date and have included chapters on electrical safety with excellent explanations and diagrams. Unfortunately, learning about American electrical safety systems could be confusing and misleading for the European reader... ...although it does reference European differences throughout." Reviewed by: I. Wrench on behalf of British Journal of Anaesthesia; Date: February 2014