By Dr Ian McConachie
This e-book offers useful details at the administration of excessive hazard sufferers offering for surgical procedure in addition to adequate history info to let an figuring out of the foundations and cause in the back of their anaesthetic administration. The content material displays the desires of a vast readership and provides details no longer on hand in comparable books (e.g. a precis of all CEPOD studies, perioperative renal failure, the position of the cardiology seek advice and symptoms for admission to ICU and HDU). The layout of every bankruptcy is designed to supply speedy entry to special info, with key proof and recommendation provided concisely. vital references that spotlight controversies inside a topic, and recommendations for valuable additional analyzing also are awarded. The e-book should be priceless not just as an 'aide memoire' for the FRCA and different examinations in anaesthesia but in addition as an invaluable quickly reference for all working theatre, ICU, CCU and HDU-based group of workers.
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43 ANAESTHESIA FOR THE HIGH RISK PATIENT It may on occasions be appropriate or unavoidable that consultants cannot be directly involved in patient care. At the very least the consultant has a vital role in providing advice, support and making crucial decisions:5,9 • NCEPOD 20001 reported that only 5% of cases had no consultant surgeon involvement. 1 There are a number of reasons why senior help may not be requested for the high risk patient: • • • • • Insufficient experience to identify the at risk patient.
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