Anesthesia Equipment, 3rd Edition
- Remains unequalled in both depth and breadth of coverage, offering readable, concise guidance on all aspects of today’s anesthesia machines and equipment.
- Details the latest machines, vaporizers, ventilators, breathing systems, vigilance, ergonomics, and simulation.
- Improves 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.
- Includes ASA Practice Parameters for care, and helps you ensure patient safety with detailed advice on risk management and medicolegal implications of equipment use.
- Highlights the text with hundreds of full-color line drawings and photographs, graphs, and charts.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
PART 1 Gases and Ventilation 1. Medical Gases: Storage and Supply 3 2. The Anesthesia Machine and Workstation 25 3. Anesthesia Vaporizers 66 4. Breathing Circuits 100 5. Waste Anesthetic Gases and Scavenging Systems 125 6. Anesthesia Ventilators 149 7. Humidification and Filtration 183
PART 2 System Monitors 8. Respiratory Gas Monitoring 195 9. Monitoring Ventilation 218
PART 3 Patient Monitors 10. Capnography 239 11. Pulse Oximetry 253 12. Hemodynamic Monitoring 271 13. Temperature Monitoring 287
PART 4 Other Equipment 14. Airway Equipment 307 15. Preventing Transmission of Infectious Diseases 332 16. Infusion Pumps 351
PART 5 Vigilance, Alarms, and Ergonomics 17. Vigilance, Alarms, and Integrated Monitoring Systems 371 18. Ergonomics of the Anesthesia Workspace 407
PART 6 Special Conditions 19. Closed-Circuit Anesthesia 433 20. Anesthesia Delivery in the MRI Environment 453 21. Anesthesia at High Altitude 468 22. Anesthesia in Difficult Locations and in Developing Countries 479
PART 7 Safety, Standards, and Quality 23. Hazards of the Anesthesia Delivery System 489 24. Electrical and Fire Safety 526 25. Machine Checkout and Quality Assurance 559 26. Risk Management and Medicolegal Aspects of Anesthesia Equipment Use 584 27. Standards and Regulatory Considerations 593
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