Make informed clinical decisions with reliable, up-to-date guidance from Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesia, 3rd Edition! Leading authority Lee A. Fleisher, MD expertly explores the full range of important issues in perioperative management, discussing the available options, examining the relevant research, and presenting practical recommendations.
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Section I. Introduction
1: Evidence-Based Practice Parameters: The American Society of Anesthesiologists
Section II. Preoperative Preparation
2: Update on Preprocedure Testing
3: Is a Preoperative Screening Clinic Cost-Effective?
4: Who Should Have a Preoperative 12-Lead Electrocardiogram?
5: Is Routine Preoperative Pregnancy Testing Necessary?
6: What Are the Risk Factors for Perioperative Stroke?
7: Should We Delay Surgery in the Patient with Recent Cocaine Use?
8: Should All Antihypertensive Agents Be Continued before Surgery?
9: Is There an Optimal Timing for Smoking Cessation?
10: Which Patient Should Have a Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation (Stress Test)?
11: Should Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease Undergo Prophylactic Revascularization Before Noncardiac Surgery?
12: What are the Role and Management of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Noncardiac Surgery?
13: How Should We Prepare the Patient with a Pacemaker/Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator?
14: When Should Pulmonary Function Tests Be Performed Preoperatively?
Section III. Perioperative Management
15: Does the Airway Examination Predict Difficult Intubation?
16: Is there a Best Approach for Patients with Difficult Airways: Regional Versus General Anesthesia?
17: What is the Optimal Airway Management in Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Endoscopy?
18: Is There a Best Approach to Induction of Anesthesia in Emergent Situations?
19: Do Inhalational Agents Have Beneficial or Harmful Effects on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury?
20: Does Anesthetic Choice Affect Surgical and Recovery Times?
21: What Are the Benefits of Different Ventilatory Techniques?
22: Is There an Optimal Perioperative Hemoglobin?
23: When Are Platelets and Plasma Tr
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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