Author(s): Harold Ellis; Andrew D. Lawson
Jubilee edition of the classic text first published in1963
Anaesthetists require a particularly specialized knowledge ofanatomy
The anaesthetist must know intimately the respiratory passages,the major veins and the peripheral
nerves to deliver safe and effective pain control.
As one of the great teachers of anatomy, Professor Harold Ellisis eminently qualified to elegantly
provide the anatomical detail required of anaesthetists. Modernapproaches to practice, including
the use of imaging to guide anaesthetic practice, add further depthto the fine full-colour anatomical
Designed for anaesthetists, Anatomy for Anaesthetistscovers:
? The Respiratory Pathway, Lungs, Thoracic Wall andDiaphragm
? The Heart and Great Veins of the Neck
? The Peripheral Nerves
? The Autonomic Nervous System
? The Cranial Nerves
? The Anatomy of Pain
Clinical Notes throughout provide the clinical context for theanatomical detail. Designed for trainees, but of continuingrelevance to practicing anaesthetists, and now in its GoldenJubilee edition, Anatomy for Anaesthetists provides a centralpillar of anaesthetic knowledge.