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Equipment in Anaesthesia and Critical Care: A complete guide for the FRCA

by Daniel Aston, Angus Rivers and Asela Dharmadasa Scion Publishing
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Pbk 416 pages
AU$99.00 NZ$102.61
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Equipmentin Anaesthesia and Critical Care specifically follows thesyllabus published by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and is the perfectguide for candidates studying for their FRCA qualifications. T book is beautifully illustrated and features high quality colour photographs throughout.The text is engaging and comprehensive, relating each piece of equipment back to its basic physics, mechanics and clinical context. The clear, concise and standardised format means that information is easy to access and perfect for revision. Every major piece of equipment is featured alongside colour photos, reproducible line diagrams, and information on its uses, how it works, pros and cons, and safety considerations. T authors, all senior registrars in anaesthesia and critical care, appreciate exactly what candidates need to know to pass the FRCA exam. They have identified and tackled difficult subjects which are often glossed over oromitted in other resources, to produce a book that is comprehensive, engaging andto the point. In addition to FRCA candidates, the book is also suitable for operating department practitioners, critical care staff, and physicians with aninterest in anaesthesia or critical care.

1. Medical gases 2. Airway equipment 3. Breathing systems 4. Ventilators 5. Delivery of anaesthetic agents 6. Monitoring equipment 7. Filters and humidifiers 8. Regional anaesthesia 9. Critical care 10. Surgical equipment relevant to anaesthetists 11. Radiological equipment 12. Miscellaneous 13. Sample FRCA questions

"Altogether, this textbook offers an excellent detailed overview of basic principles, mechanics, and physics of
technical equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine."