Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Editat de Rachel Freedman, Lara Herbert, Aidan O'Donnell, Nicola Ross Iain H. Wilson, Keith G. Allman
en Limba Engleză Flexibound – 7 mar 2022

Returning for its fifth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia has been re-energized by new editors and a specialist contributor team, while still retaining its much-loved, clear and concise style. Written for anaesthetists at all stages of their careers, from trainees sitting exams through to experienced consultants as well as ODPs and nurses involved in theatre area work and pre-assessment, this comprehensive guide to the anaesthetic world is as indispensable as ever.

This new edition has been completely revised and brings you the most up-to-date guidance and information to keep pace with fast-moving areas of anaesthesia, including a completely revised regional anaesthesia chapter. Now in full colour and packed with enhanced illustrations throughout, including new ECG rhythm strips and illustrations of specialist equipment, the Handbook also includes colour coding for easier navigation. Designed for daily use, this Handbook is your essential companion to anaesthesia, with everything you need at your fingertips whether on the go or for revision.

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ISBN-13: 9780198853053
ISBN-10: 019885305X
Pagini: 1272
Ilustrații: 34 black and white line drawings, 41 colour line drawings, 41 colour halftones
Dimensiuni: 185 x 110 x 45 mm
Greutate: 0.62 kg
Colecția OUP Oxford
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Locul publicării:Oxford, United Kingdom


Review from previous edition This edition goes above and beyond. . . it seems to have progressed from strength to strength.
In conclusion, Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is a quick and manageable handbook with a didactic approach to basic principles and to the latest updates in perioperative medicine, patient safety and anaesthetic management for elective surgical procedures and emergency situations. This book is a useful resource not only for resident anesthesiologists but also for trainees
This book is extremely useful to students in anesthesiology. It is also helpful to those who are already in practice when confronted with an unfamiliar situation. It is the best handbook available …
To summarize, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia offers an expansive volume of information in a clear, concise, easy-to-read manner. The text covers key concepts without getting too involved in the details, making it an excellent choice as a first text for medical students or junior residents interested in the specialty. I recommend this high-yield book for any learner who wants to build a foundation of knowledge in anaesthesiology.

Notă biografică

Dr Rachel Freedman is a consultant adult and paediatric anaesthetist at St. Mary's Hospital in London. Rachel graduated from the University of Birmingham, and worked in Bristol and Brisbane before commencing anaesthetic training in Exeter. Here she worked with Iain Wilson and Keith Allman, and benefited firsthand from the 'corridor conversations' that are at the heart of this Handbook. Ten years later, Iain and Keith have handed over the OHA reins to Rachel, Lara,Aidan, and Nicola. Rachel was one of the inaugural Lifebox Fellows of Anaesthesia, spending six months in Uganda in 2016 working clinically and on quality improvement projects focused on safe anaesthesia and surgery. Rachel is course director for the Developing World Anaesthesia course held twice ayear at the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and topic lead for the Association of Anaesthetists course SAFE Paediatrics GB&I. Rachel is married with two children, one of whom arrived during the preparation of this book!Dr Lara Herbert is a consultant anaesthetist in Cornwall. She is a generalist with interests in major trauma, paediatric, obstetric, and global anaesthesia. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2004 and subsequently worked as a Royal Navy General Duties Medical Officer, seeing active service in Afghanistan. Her anaesthetics training took place in Exeter, Bristol, and Bath, and included a 6-month Lifebox fellowship in clinical and quality improvement in Uganda. Lara works closely withthe Zimbabwean Anaesthetics Association to deliver regular SAFE courses there. She also edits for Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week. She is married with a son.Dr Aidan O'Donnell is a consultant anaesthetist and medical writer with a special interest in anaesthesia for childbirth. He graduated from Edinburgh in 1996 and trained in Scotland and New Zealand, where he works at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. He is the author of Anaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction. He and his partner have four children.Dr Nicola Ross is a consultant anaesthetist with a special interest in CPET, pre-assessment, and anaesthesia for head and neck surgery. After medical school at UMDS Guy's and St Thomas' in London, Nicola was a trainee on the South Coast, Yorkshire, and New Zealand. Having CCT'd in 2013 Nicola worked as a consultant in Yorkshire, followed by a period in Queensland, eventually settling in Devon in 2019. Nicola has also worked and taught in low income settings in Uganda as well as for the ICRC inNigeria, Armenia and the Philippines.