By Leslie Klenerman
The Tourniquet handbook - rules and perform offers a finished and precise account of the secure use of the tourniquet by utilizing a physiological process which guarantees sturdy perform. ranging from a old historical past the reader learns the special results of ischaemia at the susceptible tissues, specially muscle and nerve. the consequences of liberating the tourniquet at the systemic move and the advanced biochemistry of the ischaemia-reperfusion reaction are defined. problems and reliable perform are mentioned. there's a bankruptcy at the newest technological advances in tourniquets. This publication offers a coherent account of the topic and is a useful resource of references. it is going to aid steer clear of medicolegal difficulties and advertise solid perform through surgeons, anaesthetists and operation theatre technicians alike and will be in each theatre place of work.