Pisano, Antonio

Physics for Anesthesiologists

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Table of contents

Part I. Gases, Bubbles and Surroundings

1. Perfect Coffee and Oxygen Cylinders: The Ideal Gas Law
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2. Boats, Balloons, and Air Bubbles: Archimedes’ Principle
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3. Air Bubbles in the Blood Sample: Better or Worse Oxygenation? Dalton’s Law and Fick’s Law
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4. Cold, Sparkling Drinks, and Blood Gas Analysis: Henry’s Law
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5. Bubbles, Tracheal Tube Cuffs, and Reservoir Bags: Surface Tension and Laplace’s Law
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Part II. Fluids in Motion: Masks, Tubes, and Hemodynamics

6. The Venturi Mask Works (In Part) Like an Airplane: Continuity Equation and Bernoulli’s Theorem
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7. From Tubes and Catheters to the Basis of Hemodynamics: The Hagen–Poiseuille Equation
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Part III. Hemodynamic Monitoring

8. Toothpaste, Sea Deeps, and Invasive Pressure Monitoring: Stevin’s Law and Pascal’s Principle
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9. Heat, Cardiac Output, and What Is the Future: The Laws of Thermodynamics
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Part IV. Forces in Action

10. Doors, Steering Wheels, Laryngoscopes, and Central Venous Catheters: The Moment of a Force
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11. Friction, Trigonometry, and Newton’s Laws: All About Trendelenburg Position
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Part V. Inhalational Anesthesia

12. Physics in a Vaporizer: Saturated Vapor Pressure, Heat of Vaporization, and Thermal Expansion
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Part VI. Waves

13. Light, Air Pollution, and Pulse Oximetry: The Beer-Lambert Law
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14. Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves: Blue Skies, Cerebral Oximetry, and Some Reassurance About X-Rays
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15. Origin and Propagation of Sound, Doppler Effect: Notes on Ultrasonography, Again Hemodynamic Monitoring, and … the Voice of Xenon
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Part VII. And Finally…

16. Activated Clotting Time and … a Brief Look at Relativity
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Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Anesthesiology, Intensive / Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Physics, general, Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology, Nursing

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