Anesthesia Secrets

4th Edition

Editors: Brian Keech
Authors: James Duke James Duke
Paperback ISBN: 9780323065245
eBook ISBN: 9780323080477
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 16th March 2010
Page Count: 592

Table of Contents

I. Basics of Patient Management

1. Autonomic Nervous System

2. Respiratory and Pulmonary Physiology

3 .Blood Gas and Acid-Base Analysis

4. Fluids, Volume Regulation, and Volume Disturbances

5. Electrolytes

6. Transfusion Therapy

7. Coagulation

8. Airway Management

9. Pulmonary Function Testing

 II. Pharmacology

10. Volatile Anesthetics

11. Opioids

12. Intravenous Anesthetics and Benzodiazepines

13. Muscle Relaxants and Monitoring of Relaxant Activity

14. Local Anesthetics

15 .Inotropes and Vasodilator Drugs

16. Preoperative Medication

III. Preparing for Anesthesia

17. Preoperative Evaluation

18. The Anesthesia Machine and Vaporizers

19. Anesthesia Circuits and Ventilators

20. Patient Positioning

21. Mechanical Ventilation in Critical Illness

IV. Patient Monitoring and Procedures

22. Electrocardiography

23. Pulse Oximetry

24. Capnography

25. Central Venous Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring

26. Pulmonary Artery Catheterization

27. Arterial Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring

V. Perioperative Problems

28. Blood Pressure Disturbances

29. Awareness During Anesthesia

30. Cardiac Dysrhythmias

31. Temperature Disturbances

32. Postanesthetic Care

VI. Anesthesia and Systemic Disease

33. Ischemic Heart Disease and Myocardial Infarction

34. Heart Failure

35.Valvular Heart Disease

36. Aorto-Occlusive Disease

37. Intracranial and Cerebrovascular Disease

38. Reactive Airway Disease

39. Aspiration

40. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

41. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome


Description

Anesthesia Secrets, 4th Edition by James Duke, MD has the quick answers you need for practice and review. It uses the popular question-and-answer format of the Secrets Series® to make essential guidance easy to reference and study. A list of the Top 100 Secrets in anesthesiology lets you review the most frequently encountered board review questions at a glance; and an informal tone, user-friendly format, and pocket size make the book both convenient and portable.

Key Features

    • A section on the Top 100 Secrets in anesthesiology provides you with a high-yield overview of essential material for study or self assessment.
    • A question-and-answer format, Key Points boxes, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and a two-color page layout make information remarkably easy to reference and review.
    • Practical tips from the authors provide valuable insights into best practices.
    • The book's portable size lets you carry it comfortably in your lab coat pocket.

Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323080477
eBook ISBN:
9780323077651
Paperback ISBN:
9780323065245

About the Editors

Brian Keech Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado

About the Authors

James Duke Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, Addociate Director [Retired], Department of Anesthesiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, Deceased

James Duke Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, Addociate Director [Retired], Department of Anesthesiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, Deceased