Anesthesiology: Basics
Anesthesiology: Basics

Anesthesiology: Basics

by Brian Warriner, MD

The Essentials of Anesthesiology

Novice medical students should be familiar with the basics of anesthesiology. In this course, Dr. Brian Warriner will introduce you to these fundamentals.

He has operated as an anesthesia teacher for several years in both Canada and Uganda and will explain anesthetic drugs, systems and the physiological basics.

Additionally, this course covers:

  • Respiration and Cardiovascular System
  • Hemostasis and Acid Base Balance
  • Gases and Induction Drugs

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 2:07 h
  • Quiz questions 13
  • Topic reviews 5


Your Educators of course Anesthesiology: Basics

 Brian Warriner, MD

Brian Warriner, MD

Dr. Brian Warriner has been an active clinician and teacher in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and has published in the anesthesia and medical literature. He received his MD from UBC and – in 2009 – the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Clinical Practitioner Award. Additionally, he was the Head of the UBC Department of Anesthesia from January 2002 until 2005 and the merged Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UBC Faculty of Medicine.

He has traveled to Uganda in the last 5 years, volunteering and helping in the operating room at Mulago Hospital and with the medical teaching at Makerere University. Currently he operates as a health system accreditor/surveyor for Accreditation Canada.

Dr. Warriner’s research has been focused on the use of blood substitutes in surgical patients, the value of pre-operative beta blockers, the reversal of muscle relaxants and the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting.

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Superb lectures.
By Wan Abdul A. on 28. July 2016 for Anesthesiology: Basics

Thank you very much Dr. ^^ Really enjoy all of them.

Just making complex learning …
By Thomas A. on 06. April 2016 for Respiration and Cardiovascular System

Just making complex learning materials so simple