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Pulse oximetry /
John T.B. Moyle.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
London : BMJ Books, 2002.
description
viii, 182 p. : ill.
ISBN
0727917404
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Book
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imprint
London : BMJ Books, 2002.
isbn
0727917404
general note
Previous ed.: 1998.
catalogue key
4744952
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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From reviews of the first edition:'... an excellent review of an expanding subject... it should be found on the shelves of all medical libraries." - Journal of The British Association of Immediate Care"... will be invaluable in the operating theatres, intensive care and neonatal units." -- Hospital Doctor
From reviews of the first edition: '... an excellent review of an expanding subject... it should be found on the shelves of all medical libraries." - Journal of The British Association of Immediate Care "... will be invaluable in the operating theatres, intensive care and neonatal units." -- Hospital Doctor
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This textbook on respiratory support describes the many types of ventilators available and how to care for patients using them. It also discusses the principles underlying the methods used to provide respiratory support and their clinical applications.
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Pulse Oximetry is one of the fundamental monitoring techniques in anaesthesia, a truly non-invasive way of checking the patient's oxygenation and blood circulation. This comprehensive guide describes the principles of Pulse Oximetry , general and specific applications and the limitations of the technique. Written by a leading recognized expert in the field this edition contains a new chapter on high altitude flying and full revisions throughout. The author explores clinical applications in: Emergency medicine, anaesthesia, postoperative recovery, endoscopy, dentistry sleep studies, neonatal medicine. Authoritative yet clear, Pulse Oximetry is an essential text for anaesthetists, trainees, critical care staff and nurses.
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Pulse Oximetry is one of the fundamental monitoring techniques in anaesthesia, a truly non-invasive way of checking the patient's oxygenation and blood circulation. This comprehensive guide describes the principles of Pulse Oximetry, general and specific applications and the limitations of the technique. Written by a leading recognized expert in the field this edition contains a new chapter on high altitude flying and full revisions throughout. The author explores clinical applications in: Emergency medicine, anaesthesia, postoperative recovery, endoscopy, dentistry sleep studies, neonatal medicine. Authoritative yet clear, Pulse Oximetry is an essential text for anaesthetists, trainees, critical care staff and nurses.
Back Cover Copy
Pulse Oximetry is one of the fundamental monitoring techniques in anaesthesia, a truly non-invasive way of checking the patient's oxygenation and blood circulation.This comprehensive guide describes the principles of Pulse Oximetry, general and specific applications and the limitations of the technique. Written by a leading recognized expert in the field this edition contains a new chapter on high altitude flying and full revisions throughout. The author explores clinical applications in: Emergency medicine, anaesthesia, postoperative recovery, endoscopy, dentistry sleep studies, neonatal medicine.Authoritative yet clear, Pulse Oximetry is an essential text for anaesthetists, trainees, critical care staff and nurses.
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This invaluable guide to one of the fundamental monitoring techniques in anaesthesia has been updated throughout, and a new chapter has been added on high altitude and flying. Written by a leading recognised expert in the field, this is an authoritative yet clear and practical guide for all on the surgical ward and critical care unit.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. vi
Introductionp. vii
History of oxygen saturation monitoringp. 1
Optical principlesp. 7
How pulse oximetry worksp. 15
Calibrationp. 35
Photoplethysmographyp. 52
Physiology of oxygen transportp. 59
Pulse oximetry at high altitudep. 67
General clinical applicationsp. 78
Specific clinical applicationsp. 91
Emergency medicinep. 91
Anaesthesiap. 94
Postoperative recoveryp. 106
Endoscopyp. 114
Dentistry and oral surgeryp. 117
Sleep apnoeap. 119
Neonatal pulse oximetryp. 128
Limitations and morbidityp. 140
Dyshaemoglobinsp. 153
Fetal pulse oximetryp. 168
Indexp. 175
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