Elsevier Unveils Updated 8th Edition of Miller’s Anesthesia at 2014 American Society of Anesthesiology Meeting

Two-volume reference includes new chapters and insights from international group of experts


Philadelphia, PA, October 7, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will unveil Miller's Anesthesia, 8th Edition, a comprehensive two-volume medical reference book, at ANESTHESIOLOGYTM 2014, the American Society of Anesthesiology annual meeting in New Orleans, Oct. 11-15. This go-to reference book provides an in-depth review of technical, scientific and clinical challenges ranging from fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures.

"Miller's Anesthesia is the complete reference guide for physicians and medical students, with chapters that provide a wide range of focus areas, including education, ethics and business," Ronald Miller, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California. "For this edition, we've brought together world-renowned experts to examine the full scope of new guidelines, developments and techniques in anesthesiology and captured them all in this comprehensive guide."

Elsevier will also feature its robust collection of anesthesiology titles at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014, including seven new editions published this year. Featured books will include Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice and Non-Operating Room Anesthesia. In addition, conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Ronald Miller, who will participate in an Author Meet & Greet on Monday, Oct. 13, from 9-10 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. at Elsevier's booth (#1901).

This expanded new edition of Miller's Anesthesia features 2 volumes and 112 chapters which cover the most current industry topics, including non-OR anesthesia; the role of the anesthesiologist in disasters; sleep medicine in anesthesia; perioperative and anesthesia-related neurotoxicity; anesthetic implications of complementary and alternative medicine; and robotics. New to the 8th edition are chapters on perioperative fluid management, extracorporeal support therapies, anesthesia for organ donation/procurement; and malignant hyperthermia and other genetic disorders.

Additional features include:

  • A new section on pediatric anesthesia that addresses the unique needs of pediatric patients,
  • More than 1,500 full-color illustrations,
  • Step-by-step instructions for patient management, and an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems,
  • Quick-reference "Key Points" included in every chapter,
  • The ability to search the full text online at Expert Consult, and access regular updates, related websites and an expanded collection of procedural videos.

For more information about Miller's Anesthesiology and other anesthesiology titles published by Elsevier, visit the Elsevier booth (#1901) at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014, New Orleans, October 11 – 15.

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