ANESTHESIA

A History of Neuroanesthesia

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Fig. 64.1 A trephined skull from 3,500 BC demonstrates a rounded edge of the hole, indicating that healing had taken place and that the patient had survived the procedure. (From…

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The Evolution of Anaesthesia in the British Isles

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Fig. 30.1 Sir Ivan “Paddy” Magill (1888–1986) holding an equine version of his tracheal tube Magill contributed to academic anaesthesia and the recognition of anaesthesia as a specialty through the…

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History of Respiratory Gas Monitoring in Anesthesia

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Fig. 55.1 Stuart Cullen demonstrated inhalation anesthesia in Copenhagen to Ralph Waters and several of the Danish anesthesia faculty of the World Health Organization Anesthesia training course for 3rd world…

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Pediatric Anesthesia

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  General Dental Ophthalmologic Orthopedic Plastic Urologic Number (Percent) 35 (8.9%) 43 (10.9%) 24 (6.1%) 118 (30.0%) 133 (33.8%) 40 (10.2%) Amazingly, 98% of Snow’s patients survived. Of the five…

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A History of Pain Relief During Childbirth

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Fig. 62.1 a Scottish obstetrician James Young Simpson was the first to use inhalation anesthesia (ether) for labor pain relief. Shortly thereafter he discovered the anesthetizing capacity of chloroform and…

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A History of Neuromuscular Block and Its Antagonism

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Relaxants   Reversal Drugs Alcuronium Diadonium PANCURONIUM NEOSTIGMINE Amidonium Dipyrandium Pipecuronium Edrophonium Anatruxonium Duador Quilidium Pyridostigmine ATRACURIUM Fazadinium Rapacuronium Galanthamine Benzoquinonium Laudexium ROCURONIUM 4-aminopyridine C-Toxiferin Maluetin Stercuronium 3:4-diaminopyridine CISATRACURIUM Metocurine SUCCINYLCHOLINE…

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The Development of Techniques for Airway Management

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Fig. 54.1 Trendelenburg apparatus. (Courtesy of American Society of Anesthesiologists, ASA Newsletter Vol 72, Sep 2008, p. 9) In 1909, Chevalier Jackson advanced the performance of tracheostomy by describing what…

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The Story of Artificial Ventilation

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Fig. 56.1 Royal Humane Society box containing bellows and oral and nasal tubes’late 18th century. (Courtesy of Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, Oxford, UK) Manual Methods of Artificial Ventilation From the…

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