Essence of Anesthesia Practice - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437717204, 9781455700868

Essence of Anesthesia Practice

3rd Edition

Expert Consult – Online and Print

Authors: Lee Fleisher Michael Roizen
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437717204
eBook ISBN: 9781455700868
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th December 2010
Page Count: 768


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.

Key Features

  • Easily formulate anesthesia plans through a consistent format that covers a single clinical topic on each page, with a review of its problems, causes, comorbidities, and anesthesia implications.
  • Get state-of-art, reliable coverage from an international team of experts who discuss common and rare conditions and how to manage them.
  • Understand the interactions of common drugs and alternative medicine so that you can develop anesthesia plans accordingly.

Table of Contents

Chapter Title

1 Abruptio Placentae

2 Achondroplasia, Dwarfism

3 Acidosis, Lactic/Metabolic

3 Acidosis, Lactic/Metabolic

4 Acromegaly

5 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

6 Addison's Disease

7 Adrenal insufficiency, Acute or secondary

8 Alcohol abuse

9 Allergy

10 Amniotic Fluid Embolism

11 Amyloidosis

12 Amyotropic lateral sclerosis

13 Anaphylaxis

14 Anemia, aplastic

15 Anemia, Chronic Disease

16 Anemia, Hemolytic

16 Anemia, Hemolytic

17 Angina, Chronic Stable

18 Anhidrosis (Congenital Anhidrotic Ectodermanl Dysplasia)

19 Ankylosing spondylitis

20 Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage

21 Anorexia nervosa

22 Anticoagulation, Preoperative

23 Antithrombin III deficiency

24 Aortic Regurgitation

25 Aortic Stenosis

26 Apnea of the Newborn

27 Appendicitis, Acute

28 Aspiration, Perioperative: Prevention and Management

29 Asthma, Acute

30 Atherosclerotic Disease

31 Atrial fibrillation

32 Atrial flutter

33 Atrial Septal Defect, Ostium primum

34 Atrial Septal Defect, Ostium secundum

34 Atrial Septal Defect, Ostium secundum

35 Autoimmune Diseases, Cold

36 Autonomic hyperreflexia

37 AV and Bifascicular Heart Block

37 AV and Bifascicular Heart Block

38 Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

39 Bilirubinemia of the Newborn

40 Blebs and Bullae

41 Bleomycin Sulfate Toxicity

42 Blindness

43 Botulism

44 Brain Death

45 Bronchiectasis

46 Bronchiolitis obliterans

47 Bronchitis, Chronic

48 Bronchiopulmonary dysplasia

49 Buerger's Disease: Thromboangiitis obliterans

49 Buerger's Disease: Thromboangiitis obliterans

50 Bulimia

51 Burn Injury, Chemical


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About the Author

Lee Fleisher

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice President of Biomedical Affairs, Professor of Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


"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!