Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z: An Encyclopedia of by Steven M. Yentis, Nicholas P. Hirsch, James Ip

By Steven M. Yentis, Nicholas P. Hirsch, James Ip

Building at the good fortune of earlier variations, Anaesthesia and extensive Care A-Z (Fifth version) remains the main finished unmarried quantity resource of suitable elements of pharmacology, body structure, anatomy, physics, statistics, drugs, surgical procedure, common anaesthetic perform, extensive care, gear, and the historical past of anaesthesia and in depth care.

Originally ready as crucial interpreting for applicants for the Fellowship of the Royal university of Anaesthetists and comparable tests, this totally up-to-date variation also will end up as necessary as ever for all anaesthetists and significant care physicians, in addition to working division practitioners and professional nurses.

All entries were rigorously reviewed and new ones further to mirror the newest advances and the evolving box breadth. This version incorporates a based record of entries, ordered through curriculum middle subject quarter, as an extra new relief for these making plans their revision. additionally for the 1st time, this 5th version now comes with complementary entry to the whole digital model of the booklet. it really is now effortless to take advantage of the content material simply as you wish it, each time, anyplace - even if on-line or offline, in your desktop, capsule or cellular equipment.

  • Succinct, transparent textual content and diagrams make quickly reference effortless
  • Entries prepared alphabetically, with broad cross-referencing to make sure complete figuring out of subject matters
  • Thoroughly revised all through to mirror the newest advances within the box
  • New examination training record ordered through middle themes, for more suitable use of revision time and better self assurance
  • More versatile and sensible than ever prior to, with each time, wherever digital entry

Your e-book is way greater than simply ‘pictures of pages’:

  • Fully searchable, with major class entries prioritised in seek returns
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  • Download to a number of units, together with computing device and cellular
  • Additional line diagrams extra improve subject descriptions
  • Contains a large enlargement of latest entries and revisions of current ones to mirror ongoing advances within the field
  • New examination education record ordered by means of center subject matters, for greater use of revision time and more desirable self assurance
  • Comes with entire booklet model - extra versatile and functional than ever ahead of, with every time, anyplace digital entry

Your booklet is far greater than simply ‘pictures of pages’:

  • Fully searchable, with major type entries prioritised in seek returns 
  • Customise your web page views 
  • Highlight and make searchable notes
  • Print and copy-and-paste with bibliographic support
  • Download to a number of units, together with laptop and cellular

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