Essence of Anesthesia Practice

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  • Lee Fleisher, MD, FACC, Robert Dunning Dripps Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Michael Roizen, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice President of Biomedical Affairs, Professor of Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Essence of Anesthesiology Practice makes it easy to formulate anesthesia plans through a consistent format and discussions of the problems, causes, comorbidities, and anesthesia implications for over 600 clinical topics. Drs. Fleisher and Roizen present a completely revised new edition that includes coverage of many new conditions, procedures, and drugs. Online access to the fully searchable text at means that you can get the information you need more easily and conveniently.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1720-4


"This is an important addition to any anesthesiologist's library, providing quick and useful descriptions of the key concerns for a given patient's perioperative management. This update is necessary, as it includes sections on new drugs and evolving surgical techniques." - Davidd B. Glick, MD, MBA(University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine) - 4 Stars!