Description

A practical reference for the clinical setting, Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition puts key information at your fingertips. It’s an ideal companion to Nurse Anesthesia, providing easy-access coverage of the subjects you look up most frequently, such as common diseases, common procedures, drugs, and protocols. It also includes the most current information related to perioperative management and anesthetic care considerations for a wide variety of surgical procedures. Written by leading CRNA experts John Nagelhout and Karen Plaus, this compact handbook provides the up-to-date clinical and drug information you’ll use in daily practice


"This book is packed with information, is easy to read and easy to navigate. The clinical information is authentic, and reads like the work of authors with clinical experience and wisdom"

Reviewed by: British Journal of Anaesthesia     Date: Nov 2014

Key Features

  • Convenient, quick-reference format is organized into three parts: common diseases, common procedures, and drugs.
  • Disease monographs include definition, incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, laboratory results, clinical manifestations, treatment, anesthetic considerations, and prognosis.
  • Monographs of surgical procedures include a brief description, preoperative assessments (including health history, physical assessment, and patient preparation), anesthetic technique, perioperative management, and postoperative implications.
  • Drug monographs include generic names, trade names, indications, anesthetic considerations, pharmacokinetics, dosages, and adverse effects.
  • Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information you’ll use in daily practice.

Table of Contents

PART 1: COMMON DISEASES

Section 1: Cardiovascular System

Cardiomyopathy

Coronary Artery Disease

Heart Failure

Hypertension

Myocardial Infarction

Pericardial Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Shock

Valvular Heart Disease

Section 2: Central Nervous System

Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia

Autonomic Hypereflexia/Dysautonomia

Cerebrovascular Disease

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Hydrocephalus

Intracranial Hypertension

Mental Disorder

Multiple Sclerosis

Neuropathy/Myopathy

Parkinson’s Disease

Seizures

Spinal Cord Injury

Section 3: Endocrine System

Acromegaly

Adrenocortical Insufficiency

Cushing’s Disease

Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Mellitus

Hyperaldosteronism

Hypoaldosteronism

Hyperparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Pheochromocytoma

Section 4: Gastrointestinal System

Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome

Gallstone/Gallbladder Disease

Hiatal Hernia/Gastric Reflux

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Pancreatitis

Splenic Disorders

Section 5: Hematologic System

AID/HIV Infection

Anemia

Disseminating Intravascular Coagulation

Hemophilia

Heparin Induced Thromocytopenia

Leukemia

Polycythemia Vera

Sickle Cell Disease

Thalassemia

Von Willebrand Disease

Section 6: Hepatic System

Cirrhosis/Portal Hypertension

Hepatic Failure

Hepatitis

Section 7: Musculoskeletal System

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Kyphoscoliosis

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Malignant Hyperthermia

Muscular Dystrophy

Details

No. of pages:
864
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455750887
eBook ISBN:
9780323188234
Print ISBN:
9781455711253

Reviews

"This book is packed with information, is easy to read and easy to navigate. The clinical information is authentic, and reads like the work of authors with clinical experience and wisdom. The jobbing anaesthetist can open it any page, and find something of interest"

Reviewed by: British Journal of Anaesthesia     Date: Nov 2014