Anaesthetic Crisis Manual by David C. Borshoff

By David C. Borshoff

The Anaesthetic situation guide is a realistic quick-reference guide giving step by step directions for the administration of the most typical anaesthetic crises encountered within the OR. • 20 trouble administration protocols hide all significant eventualities that require fast healing intervention to avoid a catastrophic final result, together with cardiac arrest, acute haemorrhage, anaphylaxis, aspiration, LAT, acutely increased airway strain, tough airway, CICV, malignant hyperthermia, neonatal resuscitation and paediatric existence help, acute bronchospasm, air embolism, ACM ischaemia, hyperkalaemia, laryngospasm, maternal cave in, post-partum haemorrhage and transfusion response • A quandary prevention part incorporates a 15-point computing device money, a hindrance prevention list and a listing of 10 terminal occasions to aid diagnose quickly deteriorating occasions • Colour-coding, bulleted and numbered lists and flowcharts improve reminiscence bear in mind in a tense scenario • The tabbed format allows quickly and straightforward navigation and use in the course of a difficulty A needs to for each anaesthetist and anaesthetic assistant.

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2 Place the patient in a head down and lateral position. 3 Remove the airway and suction the pharynx. 4 Intubate and suction bronchial tree when airway secured. 5 Ventilate with 100% oxygen. 6 If aspiration is severe, proceed only with emergency surgery. 7 Empty the stomach before emergence. 8 Consider admission to ICU. ICU Ext No. . . . ASPIRATION How much assistance required depends on the severity and circumstances. g. turning the patient) may limit the amount of aspiration. Positioning the patient will depend on the type of surgery and practical limitations.

Check suction, bed tilt, and confirm an alternative means of ventilation. *AIRWAY PRESSURE 26 Circuit Ventilator bag switch Ventilator setting Obstructed or kinked circuit Filter blockage Circle valve malfunction APL valve closed or stuck O2 flush malfunction Airway Laryngospasm Tube position Tube size Tube obstruction Patient Bronchospasm Tracheal pathology Respiratory tract tumours Pneumothorax Pneumoperitoneum Chest wall rigidity Obesity Chest compression Alveolar pathology: Oedema Fibrosis Contusion Infection ARDS Most likely Inadequate muscle relaxant Airway position Laryngospasm Bag/ventilator settings DESATURATION (#SpO2) +Delivery of O2 to lungs Oxygen supply – low FiO2 Apnoea Low or inappropriate FGF ETT in left main bronchus Airway postion/obstruction Laryngospasm Brochospasm Ventilator malfunction/setting Circuit obstruction/disconnect +Delivery of blood to lungs Cardiac arrest Cardiac failure Anaphylaxis Pulmonary embolism Impaired oxygen exchange or * A V shunt One lung ventilation Pulmonary oedema Aspiration Contusion Atelectasis Pneumothorax Pneumoperitoneum Pneumonia Sepsis/ARDS Artifact Most likely Hypothermia Poor peripheral circulation Probe displacement Probe displacement Apnoea/hypoventilation Tube position Laryngospasm 27 HYPERTENSION Anaesthesia Emergence Inadequate depth Inadequate analgesia Hypoxia Hypercarbia Malignant hyperthermia Drugs Transducer height Surgery Tourniquet application Aortic clamping Carotid endarterectomy Baroreceptor stimulation Patient Essential hypertension Full bladder Pre-eclampsia Renal disease Phaeochromocytoma Thyroid storm Raised intracranial pressure 27 28 Most likely Intubation/emergence Inadequate anaesthesia/analgesia Drugs Essential hypertension HYPOTENSION +Preload +Contractility Blood loss Obstructed venous return Dehydration Capillary leak Elevated intrathoracic pressure Tamponade Embolism Patient position Drugs (including volatile agents) Ischaemic heart disease Cardiomyopathy Myocarditis Arrhythmia Valvular heart disease Sudden increased afterload +Systemic vascular resistance Volatile agents Narcotics Vasodilators Regional blockade Sepsis Post cardiopulmonary bypass Neuropathy Tourniquet release Addison's disease Thyroid disease Anaphylaxis Bone cement Most likely Anaesthetic agent Narcotics Regional blockade Hypovolaemia 28 TACHYCARDIA Primary causes Ischaemic heart disease Post cardiac surgery Cardiomyopathy Accessory conduction pathways Sick sinus syndrome Congestive heart failure Myocarditis Pericarditis Valvular disease Congenital heart disease Secondary causes Hypovolaemia Anaesthetic depth Drugs Anxiety Hypertension Electrolyte abnormalities Tamponade Sepsis Throtoxicosis Lung disease Malignant hyperthermia 28 Most likely Anxiety Intubation Anaesthetic depth Drugs Hypovolaemia BRADYCARDIA Primary causes Ischaemic heart disease Sick sinus syndrome Degeneration of conduction system Valvular disease Myocarditis Cardiomyopathy Post cardiac surgery Hereditary conduction disorders Physiological fitness Secondary causes Electrolyte abnormalities Antiarrhythmic medication Anaesthesia Hypothyroidism Hypothermia Vasovagal syndrome Increased intracranial pressure Anaesthetic causes Most likely Hypoxia Volatile agent Muscle relaxant Narcotic Anticholinesterase High spinal/epidural Vasopressor reflex Drug related Vasovagal Spinal anaesthesia Fitness 29 HYPERCAPNIA *Production Endogenous Exogenous +Excretion Circuit 29 Lungs Most likely Sepsis Malignant hyperthermia Thyroid storm NLMS Reperfusion Bicarbonate administration CO2 insufflation TPN CO2 in fresh gas flow Exhausted soda lime Airway obstruction Dead space Inadequate fresh gas flow Valve malfunction in circuit Incorrect ventilator settings Spontaneous hypoventilation Bronchospasm Chronic airways disease Spontaneous hypoventilation Exhausted soda lime Ventilator setting Fresh gas flow setting HYPOCAPNIA +Production Hypothermia Hypothyroidism *Excretion Spontaneous hyperventilation Inappropriate ventilator setting +Transport in blood Cardiac arrest Severe hypotension Anaphylaxis Pulmonary embolus +Transport in lungs ETT obstruction Incorrect airway placement Laryngospasm Severe bronchospasm Sampling dilution Disconnect Entrainment Inappropriate sampler placement High fresh gas flows NO EtCO2 Most likely Disconnect No sampling No ventilation Cardiac arrest Hyperventilation Inadequate tidal volume Laryngospasm Incorrect airway placement Hypotension 30 CRISIS PREVENTION CHECKLIST 1 Check the machine.

The LMA™ can be used as an alternative airway device. Colour is not a reliable indicator of SpO2 in the newborn but pallor may indicate an acidotic or anaemic baby. SpO2 soon after birth should be 60% increasing to >90% at 10 minutes. Room air is appropriate for the term newborn. However if SpO2 is still unacceptable, introduce oxygen supplementation – use oximetry for guidance. Hyperoxaemia, particularly in preterm babies, should be avoided. Chest compressions are given at 120/min. Ventilation chest compression ratio should be 1:3 with a pause for ventilation.

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