Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia
Jaichandran V V Chandra M Kumar Jagadeesh V
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd
This book is a comprehensive guide to ophthalmic anaesthesia detailing different types of anaesthesia, techniques, subsequent effects and possible complications.
Divided into six sections the book begins with basic clinical knowledge including anatomy and physiology and the effects of ocular medications. The following sections examine the techniques and uses of regional anaesthesia, concluding with a chapter on emergencies in ocular surgery.
The second half of the book covers general anaesthesia covering the physiological and pharmacological effects on the eye, and its use for numerous subspecialty surgical procedures including for examination and diagnosis, for paediatric surgeries, vitreoretinal surgery, glaucoma, emergency eye surgery and more. The final section is dedicated to the causes and management of chronic ophthalmic pain.
Each chapter features an abstract and ‘nuggets of wisdom’ providing useful points on the topic. Nearly 200 clinical images and tables enhance learning.
- Comprehensive guide to ophthalmic anaesthesia covering types, techniques, effects and complications
- Discusses both regional and general anaesthesia for numerous ocular surgeries
- Includes chapters on emergencies in ocular surgical procedures
- Each chapter includes an abstract and ‘nuggets of wisdom’
Jaichandran VV MBBS DA PG Dip
Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chandra M Kumar MBBS DARCS FFARCS FRCA MSc EDRA
Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Yishun Central, Singapore
Jagadeesh V MBBS MD
Director, Department of Anaesthesiology, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India