Miller's Anesthesia, 2-Volume Set

Miller's Anesthesia, 2-Volume Set

8th Edition - June 23, 2014

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  • Authors: Ronald Miller, Lars Eriksson, Lee Fleisher, Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, Neal Cohen, William Young

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 3576
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2014
  • Published: June 23, 2014
  • Imprint: Saunders

About the Authors

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

Lee Fleisher

Affiliations and Expertise

Lee A. Fleisher is the Robert Dunning Drips Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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, CA

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

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