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Basics of Anesthesia

Expert Consult – Online and Print

With the most authoritative and complete overview of anesthesia theory and practice, the latest edition of Basic Anesthesia, edited by noted anesthesiologist Ronald D. Miller, MD and Manuel C. Pardo, Jr., MD, continues to serve as an excellent primer on the scope and practice of anesthesiology. Widely acknowledged as the foremost introductory text, the new edition-now presented in full color throughout-has been thoroughly updated to reflect new and rapidly changing areas in anesthesia practice including new chapters on awareness under anesthesia, quality and patient safety, orthopedics, and expanded coverage of new ultrasound techniques in regional anesthesiology with detailed illustrated guidance. You can access the full text and image library online at www.expertconsult.com.

Audience
Anesthesiology

Hardbound, 832 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1614-6

Contents

  • Basics of Anesthesia, 6th Edition

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I. INTRODUCTION

    1. History of Anesthesia

    2. Scope of Practice

    3. Approach to Learning

    4. Medical Informatics

    SECTION II. PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY

    5. Basic Pharmacologic Principles

    6. Clinical Cardiac and Pulmonary Physiology

    7. Autonomic Nervous System

    8. Inhaled Anesthetics

    9. Intravenous Anesthetics

    10. Opioids

    11. Local Anesthetics

    12. Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

    SECTION III. PREOPERATIVE PREPARATION AND INTRAOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT

    13. Preoperative Evaluation and Medication

    14. Choice of Anesthetic Technique

    15. Anesthesia Delivery systems

    16. Airway Management

    17. Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia

    18. Peripheral Nerve Blocks

    19. Positioning and Associated Risks

    20. Anesthetic Monitoring

    21. Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gas Analysis

    22. Hemostasis

    23. Fluid Management

    24. Blood Therapy

    SECTION IV. SPECIAL ANESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS

    25. Cardiovascular Disease

    26. Congenital Heart Disease

    27. Chronic Pulmonary Disease

    28. Renal, Liver, and Biliary Tract Disease

    29. Nutritional and Gastrointestinal Disease

    30. Central Nervous System

    31. Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

    32. Orthopedics

    33. Obstetrics

    34. Pediatrics

    35. Elderly Patients

    36. Organ Transplantation

    37. Outpatient Surgery

    38. Procedures Performed Outside the Operating Room

    SECTION V. RECOVERY PERIOD

    39. Postanesthesia Recovery

    40. Acute Postoperative Pain Management

    SECTION VI. CONSULTANT ANESTHETIC PRACTICE

    41. Critical Care Medicine

    42. Trauma, Bioterrorism and Natural Disasters

    43. Chronic Pain Management

    44. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    45. Medical Direction in the Operating Room

    46. Awareness under Anesthesia

    47. Quality and Patient Safety

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