Miller's Anesthesia, 2-Volume Set - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780702052835, 9780323327022

Miller's Anesthesia, 2-Volume Set

8th Edition

Authors: Ronald Miller Lars Eriksson Lee Fleisher Jeanine Wiener-Kronish Neal Cohen William Young
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702052835
eBook ISBN: 9780323327022
eBook ISBN: 9780323352185
eBook ISBN: 9780323280112
eBook ISBN: 9780323352192
eBook ISBN: 9780323677202
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th October 2014
Page Count: 3576

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From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Miller’s Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. This go-to medical reference book offers masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face each day, in addition to providing the most up-to-date information available for effective board preparation.

"Miller’s Anesthesia continues to serve as the most in-depth review textbook of contemporary anesthesia".
Reviewed by: Genevieve Lalonde on behalf of Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  Date: Jan 2015



Key Features

  • Address the unique needs of pediatric patients with guidance from an entire section on pediatric anesthesia.
  • View more than 1,500 full-color illustrations for enhanced visual clarity.
  • Access step-by-step instructions for patient management, as well as an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems.
  • Quickly reference important concepts with ‘Key Points’ boxes integrated into every chapter.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1. Scope of Modern Anesthetic Practice

Chapter 2. The International Scope, Practice and Legal Aspects of Anesthesia

Chapter 3. Perioperative Management

Chapter 4. Operating Room Management

Chapter 5. Medical Informatics

Chapter 6. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Chapter 7. Human Performance and Patient Safety

Chapter 8. Patient Simulation

Chapter 9. Teaching Anesthesia

Chapter 10. Ethical Aspects of Anesthesia Care

Chapter 11. Legal Aspects of Anesthesia Care in America

Chapter 12. Anesthesia Business Models

Part II Anesthetic Physiology

Chapter 13. Consciousness, Memory and Anesthesia

Chapter 14. Sleep Medicine

Chapter 15. Perioperative and Anesthesia Neurotoxicity

Chapter 16. The Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 17. Cerebral Physiology and the Effects of Anesthetic Drugs

Chapter 18. Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology

Chapter 19. Respiratory Physiology and Pathophysiology

Chapter 20. Cardiac Physiology

Chapter 21. Gastrointestinal Physiology and Pathophysiology

Chapter 22. Hepatic Pathology and Pathophysiology

Chapter 23. Renal Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology 

Part III Anesthetic Pharmacology

Chapter 24. Basic Principles of Pharmacology

Chapter 25. Inhaled Anesthetics: Mechanism of Action

Chapter 26. Inhaled Anesthetics Phamacokinetics: Uptake, Distribution, Metabolism, and Toxicity

Chapter 27. Inhaled Anesthetics: Pulmonary Pharmacology

Chapter 28. Inhaled Anesthetics: Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Chapter 29. Inhaled Anesthetics: Delivery Systems

Chapter 30. Intravenous Anesthetics

Chapter 31. Opioid Analgesics

Chapter 32. Nonopioid Pain Medications

Chapter 33. Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems

Chapter 34. Pharmacology of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

Chapter 35. Reversal (Antagonism) of Neuromuscular Blockade

Chapter 36. Local Anesthetics

Part IV Anesthesia Management

Chapter 37. Risk of Anesthesia

Chapter 38. Preoperative Evaluation

Chapter 39. Anesthetic Implications of Concurrent Diseases

Chapter 40. Anesthetic Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medications

Chapter 41. Patient Positioning and Associated Risks

Chapter 42. Neuromuscular Disorders and Other Genetic Disorders

Chapter 43. Malignant Hyperthermia and Muscle-Related Disorders

Chapter 44. Fundamental Principles of Monitoring Instrumentation

Chapter 45. Cardiovascular Monitoring

Chapter 46. Perioperative Echocardiography

Chapter 47. Electrocardiography, Perioperative Ischemia, and Myocardial Infarction

Chapter 48. Implantable Cardiac Pulse Generators: Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators

Chapter 49. Neurologic Monitoring

Chapter 50. Monitoring Brain State During General Anesthesia and Sedation

Chapter 51. Respiratory Monitoring

Chapter 52. Renal Function Monitoring

Chapter 53. Neuromuscular Monitoring

Chapter 54. Temperature Regulation and Monitoring

Chapter 55. Airway Management in the Adult

Chapter 56. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia

Chapter 57. Peripheal Nerve Blocks

Chapter 58. Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia

Chapter 59. Perioperative Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy

Chapter 60. Perioperative Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 61. Patient Blood Management: Transfusion Therapy

Chapter 62. Patient Blood Management: Coagulation

Chapter 63. Patient Blood Management: Autologous Blood Procurement, Recombinant Factor Vlla Therapy, and Blood Untilization

Part V Adult Subspeciality Management

Chapter 64. Anesthesia and Treatment of Chronic Pain

Chapter 65. Palliative Medicine

Chapter 66. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

Chapter 67. Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgical Procedures

Chapter 68. Anesthesia for Correction of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Chapter 69. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery

Chapter 70. Anesthesia for Neurologic Surgery

Chapter 71. Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery

Chapter 72. Anesthesia and the Renal and Genitourinary Systems

Chapter 73. Anesthesia and the Hepatobiliary System

Chapter 74. Anesthesia for Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Chapter 75. Anesthesia for Organ Procurement

Chapter 76. Brain Death

Chapter 77. Anesthesia for Obstetrics

Chapter 78. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery and Other Fetal Therapies

Chapter 79. Anesthesia for Orthopaedic Surgery

Chapter 80. Geriatric Anesthesia

Chapter 81. Anesthesia for Trauma

Chapter 82. Anesthesia and Prehospital Emergency and Trauma Care

Chapter 83. The Role of the Anesthesia Provider in Natural and Human-Induced Disasters

Chapter 84. Anesthesia for Eye Surgery

Chapter 85. Anesthesia for Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Chapter 86. Administration of Anesthesia by Robots

Chapter 87. Anesthesia for Robotically Conducted Surgery

Chapter 88. Anesthesia for Laser Surgery

Chapter 89. Ambulatory (Outpatient) Anesthesia

Chapter 90. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

Chapter 91. Clinical Care in Extreme Environments: At High and Low Pressure and in Space

Part VI Pediatric Anesthesia

Chapter 92. Regional Anesthesia in Children

Chapter 93. Pediatric Anesthesia

Chapter 94. Anesthesia for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Chapter 95. Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care

Part VII Postoperative Care

Chapter 96. The Postanesthesia Care Unit

Chapter 97. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Chapter 98. Acute Postoperative Pain

Chapter 99. Cognitive Dysfunction and Other Long-term Complications of Surgery and Anesthesia

Chapter 100. Postoperative Visual Loss

Part VIII Critical Care Medicine

Chapter 101. Critical Care Anesthesiology

Chapter 102. Critical Care Protocols and Decision Support

Chapter 103. Respiratory Care

Chapter 104. Nitric Oxide and Inhaled Pulmonary Vasodilators

Chapter105. Neurocritical Care

Chapter 106. Nutrition and Metabolomics

Chapter 107. Extracorporeal Support Therapies

Chapter 108. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Basic and Advanced Life Support

Part IX Ancillary Issues and Responsibilities

Chapter 109. Electrical Safety in the Operating Room

Chapter 110. Environmental Safety Including Chemical Dependency

Chapter 111. Statistical Methods in Anesthesia

Chapter 112. Evaluation and Classification of Evidence for the ASA Clinical Practice Guideline


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About the Author

Ronald Miller

Ronald D. Miller, MD, MS, Professor Emertius of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

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

Lars Eriksson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Academic Chair, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden

Lee Fleisher

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jeanine Wiener-Kronish

Affiliations and Expertise

Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Neal Cohen

Affiliations and Expertise

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

William Young

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology, Director, Center for Cerebrovascular Research, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California