Research Article| Volume 2, ISSUE 4, P717-746, October 1986

Anesthesia for Trauma

  • Charles B. Watson
    Corresponding author: Department of Anesthesiology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy and Medical Director, Post-Anesthetic Recovery and Acute Care Units, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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  • Edward A. Norfleet
    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Director of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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      This article presents basic anesthetic management problems and procedures together with newer anesthetic drugs and monitoring techniques that are likely to be encountered by intensive care physicians. The author’s goal is to familiarize all critical care unit based members of the resuscitation team with current aspects of anesthetic management of the trauma patient.
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