Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print


  • Mark Weiss
  • Lee Fleisher
  • Key Features

    • Effectively assess and manage risks and differences in procedures through in-depth discussions addressing the unique challenges and issues associated with non-traditional settings.
    • Review the most recent knowledge with updated coverage of the use of the electrophysiology lab (EPL) and cardiac catheterization laboratory (CCL) in the care of the critically ill patient; patient assessment; and anesthetic considerations.
    • Prepare for varying anesthetic conditions in non-OR settings with in-depth discussions on communication, management, and laboratory preparation for anticipated concerns or complications.
    • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about NORA with coverage that surpasses the depth and scope of review articles and other references.
    • Focus on the practical guidance you need thanks to a user-friendly color-coded format, key points boxes, drug descriptions, checklist boxes (for monitors, equipment, and drugs), and over 400 color photos that help you visualize each procedure and setting.
    • Access the fully searchable contents online at Expert Consult!

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: Preparation for Non Operating Room Activities

    1. Engineering excellence in NORA care

    2. Designing Safety and Engineering Standards in the NORA Procedure Site

    3. Room Setup/Critical Supplies/Medications

    4. The Role of Non-Operating Room Anesthetist

    Section 2: General Management Principles

    5. Continuous Quality Improvement for NORA Locations
    6. Critical Monitoring Issues for NORA Anesthesia

    7. TIVA/TCI Outside the Operating Room

    8. ASA/Relevant Guidelines to OOR Anesthesia

    Section 3: Practices and Principles

    9. Practice Procedure

    10. Preoperative Evaluations

    11. Anesthesia in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab - Valves/Devices

    12. EP Lab

    13. Anesthesia for Cardioversion

    14. The Role of Ventilation in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab

    15. FGD/FRCP

    16. EGD/Colonoscopy

    17. Anesthesia in the Bronchoscopy Suite

    18. Adult Anesthesia in the Radiology Suite

    19. Pediatric Anesthesia in the Radiology Suite

    20. MRI/CT Scan

    Section 4: Financial Considerations

    21. Optimizing Scheduling

    22. Financial and Operational Analysis for Non Operating Room Anesthetics

    23. Anesthesia and Competititve Strategies

    24. Operational Effectiveness/Costs/Value Added

    Section 5: The Future of Nonoperating Room Anesthesia

    25. Development of Future Systems (Sedaysis)

    26. Novel Staffing Coverage for Out of Operating Room Anesthesia


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