Key Features

  • Obtain a clear overview of everything you need to know about the fundamentals of anesthesia, including basic science and emerging clinical topics.
  • Efficiently retain and synthesize information more easily thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format with numerous illustrations and tables throughout the book that condense complex concepts, and ‘Questions of the Day’ to assist you in understanding key material presented in each chapter.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
832
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455756087
Print ISBN:
9781437716146
eBook ISBN:
9781455753475
eBook ISBN:
9781437703658
eBook ISBN:
9781455751884

About the authors

Ronald Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emertius of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Manuel Pardo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, California

Manuel Pardo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, California