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By Dr Ian McConachie

This booklet offers functional info at the administration of excessive possibility sufferers proposing for surgical procedure in addition to enough heritage info to permit an figuring out of the rules and reason at the back of their anaesthetic administration. The content material displays the wishes of a huge readership and provides details no longer on hand in related books (e.g. a precis of all CEPOD experiences, perioperative renal failure, the position of the cardiology seek advice and symptoms for admission to ICU and HDU). The structure of every bankruptcy is designed to supply speedy entry to special info, with key proof and recommendation provided concisely. vital references that spotlight controversies inside of a topic, and recommendations for precious extra analyzing also are provided. The publication might be helpful not just as an 'aide memoire' for the FRCA and different examinations in anaesthesia but additionally as an invaluable speedy reference for all working theatre, ICU, CCU and HDU-based team of workers.

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Problems arise from • • • • • increase sputum and mucus production, impaired ciliary clearance of secretions in the lung, increases in airway reactivity, reduced oxygen delivery to the tissues from increased carboxyhaemoglobin levels, harmful effects of nicotine on heart including tachycardia and vasoconstriction. 5 Interestingly, smokers who have abstained for Ͻ 8 weeks are at increased risk of postoperative respiratory complications. 6,7 These are discussed in Chapter 1. 1 – Factors causing a relative increase in risk of pulmonary complications in unselected surgery.

E. decreased compliance and functional residual capacity, especially when supine; • increased incidence of perioperative infection including wound and respiratory infections; • • • increased incidence of abdominal wound dehiscense; increased rate of DVT; increased oesophageal reflux leading to increased risk of perioperative gastric aspiration. 9 Hypercapnia is particulary ominous. • Patients with COPD should be optimised prior to surgery with the usual therapies and those with acute exacerbations should be deferred until treated.

Stress’ testing • In both animal and human models a coronary stenosis will only start to produce flow limitation at rest when the cross sectional diameter is reduced by 85–90%. • Under conditions of maximal flow, however, stenoses with as little as 45% reduction in cross sectional diameter will cause flow limitation. • • Clinically this phenomenon manifests as effort-induced angina. Thus the sensitivity of diagnostic physiological tests are markedly improved with increased flow enabling the detection of lesser stenoses.

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