Perianesthesia Patient Care for Uncommon Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323045681, 9780323079365

Perianesthesia Patient Care for Uncommon Diseases

1st Edition

Authors: Joseph Joyce
eBook ISBN: 9780323079365
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 4th January 2008
Page Count: 448

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This portable handbook provides comprehensive, clinically relevant information on nearly 100 uncommon diseases. It places all the information you need for expert care in a concise, easy-to-use format, right at your fingertips. This new title contains knowledge of these disorders that is crucial to ensuring safe and effective patient care and anesthesia administration.

Key Features

  • Consistent, easy-to-use format includes definition, incidence, etiology, signs and symptoms, medical management, complications, and anesthesia implications for each disease to help you find what you need quickly.
  • With its small size, this book is perfect for reference in the operating room and PACU environment.
  • Summary tables and boxes throughout the book quickly outline important information to help you easily find information.
  • Written by an experienced clinical expert, this reference includes the most current and accurate information available.

Table of Contents

• Achalasia
• Achondroplasia (Dwarfism)
• Acromegaly
• Acute Leukemia
• Acute Porphyria
• Ankylosing Spondylosis
• Arnold-Chiari Malformation
• Arthrogryposis
• Autonomic Hyperreflexia
• Barrett’s Esophagus
• Bartter Syndrome
• Becker’s Dystrophy
• Behçet’s Disease
• Beta Thalassemia
• Budd-Chiari Syndrome
• Choanal Atresia
• Churg-Strauss Syndrome
• Cor Pulmonale
• Cronkite-Canada Syndrome
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Cystic Hygroma
• Denervated (Transplanted) Heart
• Dermatomyositis
• DiGeorge Syndrome
• Duchenne’s Dystrophy
• Eaton-Lambert Myasthenic Syndrome
• Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
• Eisenmenger’s Syndrome
• Encephalocele
• Epidermolysis Bullosa
• Fabry’s Disease
• Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy
• Fanconi’s Syndrome
• Felty’s Syndrome
• Fibrous Dysplasia
• Friedreich’s Ataxia
• Galactosemia
• Gardner Syndrome
• Gaucher Disease
• Goodpasture’s Syndrome
• Guillain-Barré Syndrome
• Homocystinuria
• Huntington’s Chorea
• Hydatid Disease
• Hydatidiform Mole
• Hydrocephalus
• Incontinentia Pigmenti
• Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
• Klippel-Feil Syndrome
• Long QT Syndrome
• Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome
• Ludwig’s Angina
• Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
• Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis
• Malignant Atrophic Papulosis
• Mallory-Weiss Tear
• Marfan Syndrome
• Mastocytosis
• Myasthenia Gravis
• Narcolepsy
• Nephrotic Syndrome
• Neurofibromatosis
• Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
• Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome
• Osteogenesis Imperfecta
• Osteomalacia
• Paget’s Disease of the Bone
• Pemphigoid/Pemphigus
• Polyarteritis Nodosa
• Portal Hypertension
• Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
• Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula
• Pulmonary Hemosiderosis
• Pyelonephritis
• Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
• Sarcoidosis
• Scleroderma
• Shy-Drager Syndrome
• Sjögren’s Syndrome
• Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
• Sturge-Weber Syndrome
• Sydenham’s Chorea
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
• Tyrosinemia
• Von Willebrand Disease
• Wegener’s Granulomatosis
• Williams Syndrome
• Wilson’s Disease
• Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
• Zenker’s Diverticulum
• Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome


A: Antineoplastic Disease Chemotherapy Drugs

B: Illegal Drugs

C: Normal Pulmonary Function Test and Arterial Blood Gas Values

D: Treatment of Anaphylaxis

E: Anesthesia Drugs Metabolized By the Liver

F: Anesthesia Drugs Significantly Protein Bound




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About the Author

Joseph Joyce

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Moses Cone Health System, Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, NC, USA