Tag Stephen D. Weston

Anesthesia Delivery Systems

THE ANESTHESIA WORKSTATION In the decades after the first public demonstration of ether anesthesia in 1846 the anesthesia delivery system consisted of handheld devices ranging from ether- or chloroform-soaked cloths to more sophisticated inhalers that could regulate the administered dose…

Inhaled Anesthetics: Delivery Systems

Key Points ▪ The modern anesthesia workstation has evolved into a complex device with a number of safety features. However, if there is any possibility that the workstation or the breathing circuit is a potential cause of difficulty with ventilation…