Chapter 42. Lung Function in Relation to General Anaesthesia and Artificial Ventilation

  1. J. E. Cotes DM, DSc (Oxon), FRCP, FFOM, Dhc Visitor Reader in Respiratory Physiology External Scientific Staff of Medical Research Council Honorary Consultant in Clinical Respiratory Physiology1,
  2. D. J. Chinn BSc, PhD, MSc (Public Health) Senior Research Fellow in Epidemiology2,† and
  3. M. R. Miller BSc, MD, FRCP Consultant Respiratory Physician3

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch42

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Cotes, J. E., Chinn, D. J. and Miller, M. R. (2006) Lung Function in Relation to General Anaesthesia and Artificial Ventilation, in Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch42

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Department of Physiological Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK

  1. Senior Research Fellow, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064939

Online ISBN: 9781444312829

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Keywords:

  • lung function of general anaesthesia and artificial ventilation;
  • pre-operative assessment;
  • physiological effects of intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV);
  • modes of ventilation;
  • post-operative effects of anaesthesia on lung function;
  • post-operative monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pre-operative assessment

  • Physiological effects of anaesthesia

  • Physiological effects of intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV)

  • Modes of Ventilation

  • Post-operative effects of anaesthesia on lung function

  • References

  • Further reading