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Induction

  • D. A. Buxton Hopkin

Abstract

Before discussing the pitfalls of actual induction of anaesthesia, certain preliminary procedures deserve attention. A routine must be established to prevent anaesthetising the wrong patient or performing of the wrong operation. Although anaesthetists are not solely responsible they are part of a series of checking procedures, which includes nurses and surgeons, designed to ensure that errors do not occur.

Keywords

Nitrous Oxide Constrictive Pericarditis Ulnar Artery Inhalational Agent Antecubital Fossa 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Buxton Hopkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Charing Cross and St. Thomas’ Hospitals and Medical SchoolsUniversity of LondonLondonEngland

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