By Sally Keat

ISBN-10: 1444121537

ISBN-13: 9781444121537

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3 ASSESSMENT OF SURGICAL RISK THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS (ASA) GRADING SYSTEM = The health status of all patients in the UK is assessed prior to surgery. = The ASA grade patients receive correlates with their peri-operative mortality: 1) Normal healthy patient. 2) Mild systemic disease, no functional limitation. 3) Moderate systemic disease, with functional limitations. 4) Severe systemic disease, which is a constant threat to life. 5) Moribund patient unlikely to survive 24 hours with or without operation.

Anti-duretic hormone: causes some vasoconstriction. – Atrial naturietic peptide: causes some vasodilatation. = Nervous regulation of systemic BP: = sympathetic neurones; = parasympathetic; = autonomic non-adrenergic, non-cholinergic; = baroreceptors; = central control. k k CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM RESPONSE TO ANAESTHESIA = = Cause a degree of cardiac depression, which reduces cardiac contractility. Some also decrease sympathetic stimulation of the systemic system, which causes vasodilatation. Pre-operative = Anaesthetic agents: 24 Physiology The combined effect is to decrease blood pressure and therefore potentially compromise perfusion to the major organs, particularly at induction of anaesthesia.

Are used between visceral smooth muscle cells and cardiac muscle cells. Chemical synapses = Use a neurotransmitter to pass a signal from the pre-synaptic to the post-synaptic cell. The message can only pass in this direction. = When an action potential reaches the axon terminal, the opening of calcium Pre-operative channels causes vesicles of neurotransmitters to be emptied into the cleft: = Stimulation of the receptors on the post-synaptic cell causes opening of ion channels. = Depending on the ion channels opened by the receptor, excitation or inhibition of the neuronal membrane occurs.

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