Current Anesthesia Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323483865, 9780323483858

Current Anesthesia Practice

1st Edition

Evaluation & Certification Review

Authors: Sass Elisha John Nagelhout Jeremy Heiner
eBook ISBN: 9780323483858
eBook ISBN: 9780323483841
Paperback ISBN: 9780323483865
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 17th December 2019
Page Count: 394

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This is the exam review nurse anesthetists have been waiting for! Expertly written by the leading author team of Elisha, Nagelhout, and Heiner, Current Anesthesia Practice: Evaluate Your Knowledge, 1st Edition helps prepare nurse anesthetists for the NCE and CPC exam. It is the ONLY certification review text for nurse anesthetists, making it an invaluable study tool while prepping for the NCE or the new CPC exam. Four comprehensive chapters cover foundational concepts: Airway Management; Applied Pharmacology; Applied Human Physiology, Pathophysiology and Anesthesia Case Management; and Anesthesia Equipment and Technology. Answers to review questions throughout the book are found in the appendix.

Table of Contents

  1. Airway Management
    •Physiological Concepts
    •Pathophysiologic Concepts
    •Airway Blocks
    •Airway Assessments
    •Airway Equipment, Management of Devices, and Procedures
    •Airway Management Concepts
    2. Pharmacology
    •General Principles of Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics
    •Inhalation Anesthetics
    •Anesthesia Induction Medications
    •Induction Agents
    •Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
    •Anticholinesterase Agents
    •Selective Muscle Relaxant Binding Agent
    •Autonomic Nervous System – Sympathomimetic Amines
    •α-Receptor Blocking Agents
    •β-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    •Calcium Channel Blockers
    •Antihypertensive Agents
    •Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents
    •Miscellaneous Analgesics
    •Local Anesthetics
    •Oral Antacids
    •Antiparkinsonian Drugs
    •Histamine Receptor Antagonists
    •Antiepileptic Drugs
    •Herbal Supplements
    •Oral Hypoglycemics
    •Intravenous Dyes
    •Lipid-Lowering Agents
    •Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
    3. Human Physiology, Pathophysiology and Anesthesia Case Management
    •Cardiovascular System
    •Neurologic System
    4. Anesthesia Equipment and Technology
    •Infection Control: Disinfection
    •Monitoring Modalities
    •Anesthetic Gas Machine
    •Standards for Preanesthesia Evaluation and Informed Consent
    Appendix A: Knowledge Check Answers


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About the Authors

Sass Elisha

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Director, Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia, Pasadena, California

John Nagelhout

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, School of Anesthesia, Kaiser Permanente, California State University-Fullerton, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, CA

Jeremy Heiner