This issue brings together leading specialists from diverse fields including multiple subspecialties of anesthesiology, as well as surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurology, hospital medicine, endocrinology, and others. A multidisciplinary approach is essential to patient safety and optimal outcomes, so this valuable and unique monograph brings the anesthesiologist up to date on current integrated methods of preoperative assessment, consultation, and patient preparation for surgery. Article topics include preoperative evaluation and prep of the patient for cardiac surgery; noncardiac surgery in the patient with heart disease; identification and evaluation of the patient with lung disease; surgery on the patient with endocrine dysfunction; obesity, metabolic syndrome, and the surgical patient; surgery in a patient with liver disease; surgery in the patient with renal dysfunction; anemia in the preoperative patient; perioperative anticoagulant management; preop prep of the surgical patient with neurologic disease; and emergency and urgent surgery.
- © Saunders 2009
- 24th December 2009
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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
Professor of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine & Surgery Director, Division of Perioperative & Adult Anesthesia Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs Department of Anesthesiology Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut