Browsing by Author "Shipton, E. A."
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- ItemAnaesthesia for abdominal hysterectomy in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease : a case report(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985) Roelofse, J. A.; Shipton, E. A.A 44-year-old white woman with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease underwent an abdominal hysterectomy. The pre-operative preparation and anaesthetic management are presented, and the specific problems discussed.
- ItemAnaesthesia in connective tissue disorders(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-03) Roelofse, J. A.; Shipton, E. A.Patients with the more common connective tissue disorders require surgical operations more frequently than has been realized. They may present the anaesthetist with many potential problems. A few minutes of careful questioning and examination pre-operatively may prevent a tragic situation. A history of drug therapy is essential pre-operative information, particularly since many of these patients will need augmentation or coverage with steroid drugs. The anaesthetist must be aware of the patient's general state of health and must search for evidence of pulmonary, cardiac or haematological abnormalities.
- ItemObstruction of a breathing circuit : a case report(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984) Roelofse, J. A.; Shipton, E. A.Preventable mishaps resulting from human error contribute to anaesthetic risk, as demonstrated in the case report presented. The incidence of anaesthetic-associated deaths has fallen steadily since 1935, and general anaesthesia is now a very safe procedure, provided the anaesthetist takes the requisite precautions.