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Anaesthetic equipment 

Anaesthetic equipment
Anaesthetic equipment

NJ Allan

and AT Cohen

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date: 20 January 2021

Chapter 2 covers anaesthetic equipment, and features papers identifying crucial advancement in the fields of airway devices, measurement, monitoring, and delivering of anaesthesia, as well as Boyle’s machine, post-dural puncture headache and the introduction of small calibre spinal needles, laryngoscopes, Clark’s electrode, the pulse oximeter, the Fluotec vaporizer, the control of drug infusion using pharmacokinetic theory and data, and a paper specifically addressing the extraordinary risks to patients and staff of administering anaesthesia in the past.

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