Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

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This pocket book succinctly describes 215 common, serious errors made by attendings, residents, fellows, CRNAs, and practicing anesthesiologists in the practice of anesthesia and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario, a short review of the relevant physiology and/or pharmacology, and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate. The book also includes important chapters on human factors, legal issues, CPT coding, and how to select a practice.Intrinsic PEEP occurs when the lungs fail to deflate fully prior to the next breath, which maintains the alveolar pressure ... admixture, shifting tidal volume, preventing loss of pulmonary compliance, and decreasing the work of breathing. Effects of PEEP Respiratory System. Extrinsic PEEP improves oxygenation by directly affecting alveolar gas exchange and pulmonary mechanics of the respiratory system.

Title:Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors
Author:Catherine Marcucci, Norman A. Cohen, David G. Metro, Jeffrey R. Kirsch
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-02-16


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