1st Edition

Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

Edited By C. Dodds, G. Fanning, C. Kumar Copyright 2002
    228 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Ophthalmic Anaesthesia is a new textbook written by an international group of authors who are recognized experts in the fields of anaesthesia and ophthalmology. Covering the entire subspecialty of anaesthesia for surgery of the eye, the book offers chapters on a variety of subjects including: the history of ophthalmic anaesthesia, physiology and pharmacology, anatomy, pre-operative assessment, paediatric anaesthesia, orbital regional anaesthesia, general anaesthesia, complications, high-volume cataract surgery, and future developments. Written by both academicians and experienced clinicians, this is a well-referenced and illustrated text describing the techniques used in the anaesthetic management of patients undergoing the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the world.

    1. The History of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia: Clinical Perspectives Dr Robert F Hustcad, USA & Dr Robert W Johnson, UK 2. Anatomic Considerations in Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Prof Jonathan J Dutton, USA 3. Ocular Physiology Mr B B Patil, UK and Mr Tim C Dowd, UK 4. Pharmacology for Regional Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Dr Hamish A Mclure, UK 5. Preoperative Assessment and Evaluation Dr Marc A Feldman, USA 6. Orbital Regional Anaesthesia Dr Chandra M Kumar, UK & Dr Gary L Fanning, USA 7. Topical Anaesthesia Dr Gary L Fanning, USA & Dr Richard A Fichman, USA 8. Monitored Sedation for Ophthalmic Surgery Dr Gary L Fanning, USA 9. High Volume Cataract Surgery Mr Jerry Hill, USA & Miss Gina Stancel, USA 10. Anaesthesia for Paediatric Ophthalmological Surgery Dr Chandra M Kumar, UK & Prof Chris Dodds, UK 11. General Anaesthesia for Adult Ophthalmic Surgery Prof Chris Dodds, UK 12. Anaesthesia for Vitreoretinal Surgery Dr Robert W Johnson, UK 13. Anaesthesia Management of Patients with Uveal Tract Melanoma Dr Steven Gayer, UK 14. Complications of Ophthalmic Regional Anaesthesia Dr Robert C (Roy) Hamilton, Canada 15. A Vision of the Future Prof Chris Dodds,UK


    C. Dodds, G. Fanning, C. Kumar