Maintainence






  1. Depth of Anaesthesia – Stages of and Monitoring of ;
  2. Monitoring of spinal cord function under general anaesthesia
  3. Transferring the patient
  4. Corrrect intraoperative positioning on theatre table, care of pressure points, avoidance of nerve injury: complications of
    1. supine and prone positions
    2. Lateral Position
    3. Trendelenberg/Lithotomy
  5. Risk of Peripheral Nerve damage
  6. Techniques of maintenance of general anaesthesia involving both spontaneous and controlled ventilation (except sub-specialty and highly specialised practice)
  7. Effects and hazards of the pneumoperitoneum induced for laparoscopic surgery
  8. Choice of spontaneous and controlled ventilation and methods of monitoring them
  9. Principles of fluid balance intraoperatively
  10. Content of the anaesthetic record
  11. Temperature control and patient rewarming methods
  12. Maintenance of appropriate levels of anaesthesia with inhalational and intravenous agents in patients with elective and urgent conditions requiring gynaecological, abdominal, orthopaedic, ENT, dental, urological and body surface surgery (Knowledge of sub-specialty practice and specialised techniques is not required unless specified elsewhere.)
  13. Detection and correction of airway obstruction
  14. Management of appropriate intermittent positive pressure ventilation
  15. Methods of pain relief during maintenance

CEACCP 2003: AUGUST
Simon David Whyte and Peter Driscoll Booker
Monitoring depth of anaesthesia by EEG

CEACCP 2004: OCTOBER
David JW Knight and Ravi P Mahajan
Patient positioning in anaesthesia

CEACCP 2004: AUGUST
Mandy Perrin and Anthony Fletcher
Laparoscopic abdominal surgery

CEACCP 2005: OCTOBER
Sahir S Rassam and David J Counsell
Perioperative electrolyte and fluid balance

CEACCP 2005: OCTOBER
Sahir S Rassam and David J Counsell
Perioperative fluid therapy

CEACCP 2003: FEBRUARY
David A Kirkbride and Donal J Buggy
Thermoregulation and mild peri-operative hypothermia

CEACCP 2006: FEBRUARY
Mark Luscombe and John C Andrzejowski
Clinical applications of induced hypothermia