Knowledge Base

Our Knowledge Base section offers these useful downloadable guides to anesthesia and critical care

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Monitors  This informative guide compares various ventilation, oxygen, and blood pressure monitors.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Monitoring Blood Pressure This guide takes you through steps to better understand blood pressure and how to interpret blood pressure measurements

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Pulse Oxymetry  This guides will expand your understanding of pulse oximetry.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Oxygen Therapy  This guide describes oxygen therapy methods that actually work!

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Monitoring ET CO2  This guide will expand your understanding of measuring end tidal carbon dioxide and how to interpret ET CO2 measurements.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Hypothermia and Patient Warming  Hypothermia occurs in up to 85% of anesthetized animals.  This guide tells you how to prevent it.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Testing Anesthetic Machines  This guide walks you through the steps of troubleshooting an anesthetic gas machine

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Managing WAG  This guide describes the dangers of contamination of your work space with Waste Anesthetic Gas (WAG), and how to manage exhaust gases.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Patient Warming – Heated Circuits  Is surface warming the best solution?  This guide describes an innovative new paradigm for preventing heat loss during anesthesia.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to Effective Surface Warming  Not all surface warming systems are created equal.  This guide compares the efficacy of different patient surface warming systems.

050312-Darvall-check-webAAS Guide to the Anesthesia Record  An accurate record of anesthesia is considered a legal document and should be part of every anesthetized patient’s medical record.  This guide takes you step-by-step through completing an anesthesia record.

(Note: blank anesthesia record sheets are available here.)

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