Diagnostic imaging – anaesthesia and sedation

“The role of the anaesthetist in providing general anaesthesia and sedation together with physiological and pharmacological support for patients in the X-ray department is evolving rapidly. Trainees need to understand the benefits and risks particularly with regard to interventional procedures”.

Sedation and general anaesthetic techniques for:
angiography and interventional procedures
CT scanning, adults and children
Magnetic resonance imaging with respect to :
the isolated patient
the problems due to magnetic field

Carol J Peden and Steven J Twigg
Anaesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging