Now expanded and updated to reflect the most recent changes in the viva examination, this two volume series is an indispensable aid to success in the anaesthesia viva examinations and appropriate to both the Primary FRCA and the Final FRCA. This first volume covers the essentials of physiology, pharmacology, and statistics and gives the candidate a comprehensive range of possible questions and exemplary model answers to provide the perfect self-learning tool, and it is also useful as a concise reference for the established anaesthetist, being packed with up-to-date information on fundamental questions that face the anaesthetist on a daily basis.
• Contains questions you WILL be asked in the viva examination • New edition expanded and updated to reflect changes to the viva examination • An indispensable aid to both the oral and written part of the Primary examination • A source of vital information on the basic sciences as applied to anaesthesia • Over 200 commonly asked questions alongside model short answers and fully illustrated • A valuable resource for trainers to base their teaching sessions on
1. Epidemiology and identification of the high risk surgical patient; 2. Respiratory risk and complications; 3. Lessons from CEPOD; 4. Analgesia for the high risk patient; 5. Regional anaesthetic techniques; 6. The critically ill patient in the operating theatre; 7. The Elderly Patient; 8. Perioperative Optimisation; 9. Ischaemic heart disease; 10. Valvular heart disease and pulmonary hypertension; 11. Emergency aortic surgery; 12. Gastrointestinal surgery; 13. Perioperative renal insufficiency and failure; 14. The role of the Cardiologist in the high risk patient.
‘ … a useful revision manual for primary examination candidates.’ Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
A. Adams, K. Paramesh, C. Dunkley, D. J. Counsell, B. Lord, D. Hume, S. Vaughan, M. Cutts, S. Lakshamanan, M. Hartley, C. Harle, G. Johnson, M. Chamberlain, A. Heard, N. Harper, V. Prasad, J. Cupitt, M. Bewsher, S. Bulugahapitiya, D. Hesketh Roberts, F. Duncan.