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  • Airway management 2014
    1. Physiology of the Airway / Yoo Kuen Chan -- 2. Airway Assessment: A Critical Appraisal / Zahid H. Khan -- 3. Videolaryngoscopy and Indirect Intubating Aids in Airway Management / Sze-Ying Thong and Wendy H. L. Teoh -- 4. Perioperative Care of Ambulatory Anaesthesia / Anil Agarwal and Kamal Kishore -- 5. The Paediatric Airway: Normal and Abnormal / Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin and Lucy Chan -- 6. Intubation of the Pediatric Patient / Josef Holzki -- 7. The Difficult Pediatric Airway: Management Options / Mahesh Vakamudi -- 8. Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Karen Mak and Edwin Seet -- 9. Airway Management in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) / Fauzia Anis Khan -- 10. Airway Management in Cervical Spine Injured Patients / Srikanth Sridhar and Carin A. Hagberg -- 11. Indigenous Devices in Difficult Airway Management / Virendra K. Arya -- 12. Cricothyrotomy / Virendra K. Arya -- 13. Surgical Airway / Jinbin Zhang and Orlando Hung -- 14. Surgical Approaches to Airway Management / Surender K. Malhotra -- 15. Difficult Airway in Obstetrics / Sunanda Gupta and Apoorva Gupta -- 16. Ultrasonography: Heralding a New Era in Airway Management / Michael Seltz Kristensen and Wendy H. L. Teoh.
  • Building on the success of previous editions, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z (Fifth edition) remains the most comprehensive single volume source of relevant aspects of pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment, and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care. Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care phys.
  • Advances on critical care -- Airway -- Trauma -- Obstetrics -- Paediatric anaesthesia -- Cardiac arrest -- Infections, sepsis, organ dysfunction -- Perioperative care -- Quality of care in the ICU.
  • The APICE 2013 yearbook examines recent advances in various aspects of critical care medicine and highlights the importance of effective communication among researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Among the many topics addressed are trauma care organization, the management of patients with cardiovascular, kidney, and lung disorders, issues relating to severe infections and sepsis, and the humanization of end of life care. The overriding goal of the book is to provide guidance and stimulate further thought on how professional performance in critical care medicine can be improved. Triple B translational research, from the bench to the bedside and back again (via the translation of clinical observations into new research questions), will play a major role in this context, and is particularly discussed in the chapter about sepsis and organ dysfunction. There is no doubt that the transfer of far-reaching and dynamic developments in molecular and cellular biology into clinical practice will be a key component in delivering the care required by individual patients.
  • pt. I. Continuing medical education -- 1. Can I Think what I Read? / Philip D. Lumb -- pt. II. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Pharmacological Manipulation in ICU / Daniel De Backer, Katia Donadello and Sabino Scolletta -- pt. III. Kidney -- 3. Renal Injury / Vladimir Gašparović, Ivan Gornik -- pt. IV. Ventilation: adult and paediatric -- 4. Respiratory Mechanics: Principles, Utility and Advances / Alysson R. Carvalho, Walter A. Zin -- 5. Capnometry/capnography in Prehospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Štefek Grmec, Katia Lah and Štefan Mally -- 6. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation / Irene Cortés Puch, Andrés Esteban -- 7. Ventilatory Strategies in Acute Lung Injury / Edoardo Calderini, Sara Sher and Eleonora Allegritti -- 8. Mechanical Ventilation Beyond the PICU / Giancarlo Ottonello, Alessia Franceschi -- pt. V. Cardiovascular monitoring 9. The Nexfin Monitor--A Totally Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor / Azriel Perel, Wilbert Wesselink and Jos Settels -- 10. Doppler Echocardiography in ICU Patients: Does It Improve Outcome? / Jan Poelaert -- pt. VI. Management of cardiac arrest -- 11. Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest / Tommaso Pellis, Vincenzo Mione and Willy P. Mercante -- 12. Nasopharyngeal Cooling During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Francesco Fumagalli, Giuseppe Ristagno -- 13. Amplitude Spectrum Area as a Predictor of Successful Defibrillation / Giuseppe Ristagno, Yongqin Li, Antonino Gullo and Joe Bisera -- pt. VII. Advances in experimental and clinical research -- 14. Physiopathology and Severity of Post-Resuscitation Myocardial Dysfunction: Effects of Sodium-Hydrogen Exchanger Isoform-1 (NHE-1) Inhibitors and Erythropoietin / Raúl J. Gazmuri, Iyad M. Ayoub and Jeejabai Radhakrishnan -- 15. Experimental Treatment for Preservation of Mechanically Competent Cardiac Activity Following Cardiac Arrest / Iyad M. Ayoub, Jeejabai Radhakrishnan and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- 16. Erythropoietin Facilitates Return of Spontaneous Circulation and Survival in Victims of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest / Štefek Grmec, Matej Strand and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- pt. VIII. Infections, sepsis and organ dysfunctions -- 17. Pathophysiology of Resistance amongst Aerobic Gram-negative Bacilli in Particular Acinetobacter Species / Nia Taylor, Luciano Silvestri and Hendrick K.F. Van Saene -- 18. What Have We Learned from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign? / Jean-Louis Vincent, Katia Donadello and Leonardo Gottin -- 19. Source Control / Gabriele Sganga, Valerio Cozza -- 20. Immunoglobulins in Sepsis / Giorgio Berlot, Claudio M. Vassallo and Nicola Busetto -- pt. IX. Perioperative medicine -- 22. Perioperative Medicine--An Introduction / Antonino Gullo, Chiara M. Celestre, Annalaura Paratore and Fortunato Stimoli -- 23. Neuraxial Analgesia for Caesarean and Vaginal Delivery and Childhood Learning Disabilities / Juraj Sprung, Randall Flick and David Warner -- 24. Off-label Drugs in Perioperative Medicine: Clonidine / Cesare Gregoretti, Paolo Pelosi -- pt. X. Spinal cord stimulation -- 25. Cost Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Management of Severe Angina / Mats Börjesson, Clas Mannheimer -- pt. XI. Neurotrauma -- 26. Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures in Neurotrauma / Marco Zanello, Matteo Vincenzi and Marco Bandini -- pt. XII. Disaster medicine -- 27. Disaster Preparedness / Francesco Della Corte, Pier Luigi Ingrassia -- 28. Medical Emergency Response in Toxicological Mass Casualty / Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Luca Ragazzoni and Francesco Della Corte -- pt. XIII. Quality of care -- 29. Telemedicine to Improve Care in the Critically Ill / Gastón Murias, Bernat Sales Lluis Blanch -- 30. Professionalism, Quality of Care and Pay-for-Performance Services / Antonino Gullo, Cristina Santonocito, Paolo Murabito and Marinella Astuto.
  • Applied anatomy of the aorta -- Acute aortic syndrome -- Preoperative cardiac evaluation before aortic surgery -- Role of echocardiography in aortic surgery -- Operative techniques in surgery of the proximal thoracic aorta and aortic arch -- Anesthesia for surgery of the ascending aorta and aortic arch -- Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest -- Cerebral monitoring during aortic surgery -- Understanding open repair of the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta -- Anesthesia for descending aortic surgery -- Spinal cord protection strategies -- Understanding endovascular aortic surgery: Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysmal disease -- Anesthesia for endovascular aortic surgery -- Anesthesia for open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair -- Renal protection strategies -- Comprehansive management of patients with traumatic aortic injury -- Anesthesia for adult congenital aortic surgery -- Atherosclerosis of the aorta and prevention of neurological dysfunction after cardiac surgery -- Postoperative care after aortic surgery.
  • 2012 ClinicalKey
    Eye, ear, nose, and throat diseases -- Cardiac diseases -- Congenital heart disease -- Respiratory diseases -- Liver diseases -- Obesity and nutrition disorders -- Renal diseases -- Neurological diseases -- Muscle diseases -- Skin and bone disorders -- Hematologic diseases -- Infectious diseases and biologic weapons -- Diseases of the endocrine system -- Mitochondrial Disease -- Psychiatric and behavioral disorders -- Mineral, vitamin, and herbal supplements -- Trauma and acute care -- Burns -- Pregnancy and obstetric complications -- Geriatric patient -- Pediatric patient.
  • 1. Medical gases: storage and supply -- 2. The Anesthesia machine and workstation -- 3. Anesthesia vaporizers -- 4. Breathing circuits -- 5. Waste anesthetic gases and scavenging systems -- 6. Anesthesia ventilators -- 7. Humidification and filtration - 8. Respiratory gas monitoring -- 9. Monitoring ventilation -- 10. Capnography -- 11. Pulse oximetry -- 12. Blood pressure monitoring -- 13. Electrocardiographic monitoring -- 14. Temperature monitoring -- 15. Monitoring neuromuscular blockade -- 16. Airway equipment -- 17. Pediatric anesthesia systems and equipment -- 18. Infusion pumps -- 19. Noninvasive temporary pacemakers and defibrillators -- 20. Infection prevention: recommendations for practice -- 21. Computing and the Internet in clinical practice -- 22. Perioperative informatics -- 23. Vigilance, alarms, and integrated monitoring systems -- 24. Ergonomics of the anesthesia workspace -- 15. Simulation equipment, techniques, and applications -- 26. Closed-circuit anesthesia -- 27. Anesthesia delivery in the MRI environment -- 28. Anesthesia at high altitude -- 29. Anesthesia in difficult locations and in developing countries -- 30. Hazards of the anesthesia delivery system -- 31. Electrical and fire safety -- 32. Machine checkout and quality assurance -- 33. Risk management and medicolegal aspects of anesthesia equipment -- 34. Standards and regulatory considerations.
  • Anesthesia for Trauma is a comprehensive, clinically oriented text for practitioners and trainees in anesthesia, pain management, and critical care. It covers core topics, from initial assessment and blood and blood products, to the multi-trauma patient and trauma by major anatomical region. Burns receive especially extensive coverage. Special considerations when administering anesthesia to traumatically injured children, pregnant women, and older people are reviewed, as are foundational areas such as clinically relevant physiology and the growing role of trauma simulation in training. Readers will find leading edge coverage of microvascular surgery, pain management, and critical care of trauma patients as well as up-to-date chapters on trauma in the military, civilian trauma systems, and disaster management. The book concludes with a unique 'must-read' chapter for all clinicians on the link between substance abuse and penetrating trauma.
  • This is an up-to-date clinical reference on anesthesia for urological surgery. Advances in urological procedures, the advent of treatment of patients with strong anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications, and the demographics of urology patients (many of whom are young or elderly) present challenges for the anesthesiologist and have necessitated changes in anesthesia practice. Urological anesthesia is not recognized as a subspecialty, and this book, which reflects the expertise of clinicians and researchers from around the United States and Europe, is written for the majority of anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists who will provide anesthesia for these patients. The book includes coverage of these topics: Renal physiology and pharmacology Urologic anesthesia in all age groups, and in both the operating room and outpatient setting Special considerations in the pregnant patient and in renal transplantation Anesthesia for robotic surgery of the prostate In older patients, problems arising from co-morbidities and the risk of drug interactions Appropriate pain management in inpatient and outpatient settings The unique challenges of positioning the patient Medico-legal considerations, including analyses from the closed claims study
  • Propofol ketamine with bispectral index (BIS) monitoring / Barry L. Friedberg -- Preoperative instructions, intraoperative environment / Barry L. Friedberg -- Level-of-consciousness monitoring / Scott D. Kelley -- The dissociative effect and preemptive analgesia / Barry L. Friedberg -- Special needs of cosmetic dental patients / James A. Snyder -- Propofol Ketamine in the UK, Propofol Ketamine beyond cosmetic surgery / Chris Pollock -- Propofol Ketamine beyond cosmetic surgery : implications for military medicine and mass-casualty anesthesia / Joel W. McMasters -- Lidocaine use and toxicity in cosmetic surgery / Adam Frederic Dorin -- Local anesthetic blocks in head and neck surgery / Joseph Niamtu -- Local anesthetics and surgical considerations for body contouring / Roger Wade Pielet -- Intravenous anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / David Barinholtz -- Regional anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Holly Evans and Susan M. Steele -- General inhalation anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Meena Desai -- Preanesthetic assessment of the cosmetic surgery patient / Norman Levin -- Psychological aspects of cosmetic surgery / David B. Sarwer, Canice E. Crerand, and Lauren M. Gibbons -- The business of the office-based anesthesia for cosmetic surgery / Marc E. Koch -- The politics of office-based anesthesia / David Barinholtz -- Staying out of trouble : the medicolegal perspective / Ann Lofsky.
  • Loco-regional anesthesia presents definite advantages in almost all surgical branches, since it couples a perfect anesthesia with a long postoperative analgesia. This discipline is constantly developing thanks to new drugs and new techniques. In the last decade the advent of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia has extended the study from the anatomic room to the virtual but real "in corpore viri" ecographic image thus increasing the success rate of this type of anesthesia. Together with electrostimulation, it has definitely increased the success rate of loco-regional anesthesia. Nonetheless, though supported by new fundamental tools, it is of the utmost importance for anesthesiologists to have a deep knowledge of the brachial plexus and of the topographic anatomy, on which the two first chapters are focused. Featuring a total of 16 chapters and more than 140 color illustrations, the volume provides a detailed coverage of this technique, thus representing a very useful tool for specializing students as well anesthesiologists in their daily clinical practice.
  • Anesthesia equipment and physics -- Respiratory physiology and critical care medicine -- Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of intravenous drugs -- Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of volatile anesthetics -- Blood products, transfusion, and fluid therapy -- General anesthesia -- Pediatric physiology and anesthesia -- Obstetric physiology and anesthesia -- Neurologic physiology and anesthesia -- Anatomy, regional anesthesia, and pain management -- Cardiovascular physiology and anesthesia.
  • Neurosurgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery -- Dental surgery -- Thoracic surgery -- Cardiovascular surgery -- General surgery -- Obstetric/gynecologic surgery -- Urology -- Orthopedic surgery -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- Pediatric surgery -- Out-of-operating room procedures -- Office-based anesthesia -- Emergency procedures for the anesthesiologist.
  • Working Side by Side: The Important Relationship Between Anesthesiologists and Otolaryngologists / Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Satish Govindaraj -- Gross and Radiographic Anatomy / Puneet Pawha, Nancy Jiang, Katya Shpilberg -- Basic Pharmacology of Anesthetic Agents / Wagdy Sidrak, Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr. -- Basic Physiology / Ira Hofer, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Adam I. Levine -- Physiologic Monitoring / Jaime B. Hyman, David L. Reich -- Oxygen Delivery Systems and the Anesthesia Workstation / James B. Eisenkraft, Robert Williams -- Preoperative Assessment and Optimization / Jaime B. Hyman, Andrew B. Leibowitz -- Airway Management, Emergencies and the Difficult Airway / Irene P. Osborn, Andrew J. Kleinberger -- Adult Sleep Apnea and Related Procedures / Menachem M. Weiner, Fred Y. Lin -- Phonomicrosurgery and Office-Based Laryngology / Allan P. Reed, Peak Woo -- Otologic Surgery / Cheryl K. Gooden -- Facial Plastic Surgery / Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Eunice Park -- Functional Nasal and Sinus Surgery / Alan J. Sim, Adam I. Levine, Satish Govindaraj -- Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Parotid Surgery / Steven Porter, Andrew Schwartz -- Head and Neck Cancer Surgery I: Resection / Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr. -- Head and Neck Cancer Surgery II: Reconstruction / Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Brett A. Miles -- Neurosurgical Otolaryngology I: Neurotology/Posterior Fossa Surgery / Jess W. Brallier, Eric E. Smouha -- Neurosurgical Otolarynology II: Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery / Stacie G. Deiner, Kalmon D. Post, Satish Govindaraj -- Tracheotomy / Sharmin Haque, Adam I. Levine, Chan W. Park -- Pediatric Otolaryngology / Jonathan S. Gal, Francine S. Yudkowitz -- Office-Based Otolaryngology / Laurence M. Hausman -- Acute and Chronic Pain Management / Yury Khelemsky -- Postoperative Care / Jody Jones, Brigid Flynn -- Medico-Legal Considerations and Patient Safety / Elizabeth A. M. Frost.
  • This is the first atlas to depict in high-resolution images the fine structure of the spinal canal, the nervous plexuses, and the peripheral nerves in relation to clinical practice. The Atlas of Functional Anatomy for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine contains more than 1500 images of unsurpassed quality, most of which have never been published, including scanning electron microscopy images of neuronal ultrastructures, macroscopic sectional anatomy, and three-dimensional images reconstructed from patient imaging studies. Each chapter begins with a short introduction on the covered subject but then allows the images to embody the rest of the work; detailed text accompanies figures to guide readers through anatomy, providing evidence-based, clinically relevant information. Beyond clinically relevant anatomy, the book features regional anesthesia equipment (needles, catheters, surgical gloves) and overview of some cutting edge research instruments ℗ℓ(e.g. scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy).
  • Proximal brachial plexus : applied anatomy -- Interscalene block -- Cervical paravertebral block -- Supraclavicular block -- Distal brachial plexus : applied anatomy -- Infraclavicular block -- Nerves in the axilla : applied anatomy -- Axillary block -- Nerves around the axilla : applied anatomy -- Blocks around the elbow -- Lumbar plexus : applied anatomy -- Anterior lumbar plexus blocks -- Posterior lumbar plexus block -- Sacral plexus nerves : applied anatomy -- Sciatic nerve block -- The ankle : applied anatomy -- Ankle block -- Thoracic paravertebral block -- Pitfalls in regional anesthesia (and how to avoid them).
  • Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, by Dr. David L. Brown, has been the go-to reference for many years, helping clinicians master a myriad of nerve block techniques in all areas of the body. This meticulously updated new edition brings you state-of-the-art coverage and streaming online videos of ultrasound-guided techniques, as well as new coverage of the latest procedures. Hundreds of high-quality full-color illustrations of anatomy and conventional and ultrasound-guided techniques provide superb visual guidance. You₂ll also have easy access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, at Obtain superior visual guidance thanks to hundreds of high-quality illustrations of cross-sectional, gross, and surface anatomy paired with outstanding illustrations of conventional and ultrasound-guided techniques.
  • 1. Ultrasound -- 2. Speed of Sound -- 3. Attenuation -- 4. Reflection -- 5. Beam Width (Slice Thickness) -- 6. Anisotropy -- 7. Spatial Compound Imaging -- 8. Doppler Imaging -- 9. Ultrasound Transducers -- 10. Transducer Manipulation -- 11. Needle Imaging 12. Approach and Techniques -- 13. Sonographic Signs of Successful Injections -- 14. Ultrasound-Guided Catheter Placement for Peripheral Nerve Blocks -- 15. Three-Dimensional Ultrasound -- 16. Anatomic Structures -- 17. Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue -- 18. Peripheral Nerves -- 19. Tendons -- 20. Arteries -- 21. Veins -- 22. Bone -- 23. Pleura -- 24. Peritoneum -- 25. Lymph Nodes -- 26. Supraclavicular Nerve Block -- 27. Interscalene and Supraclavicular Blocks -- 28. Phrenic Nerve Imaging -- 29. Dorsal Scapular Nerve Imaging -- 30. Suprascapular Nerve Block -- 31. Infraclavicular Block -- 32. Axillary Block 33. Musculocutaneous Nerve Block 34. Forearm Blocks 35. Radial Nerve Block 36. Median Nerve Block 37. Ulnar Nerve Block -- 38. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block -- 39. Fascia Iliaca Block -- 40. Femoral Nerve Block -- 41. Saphenous Nerve Block -- 42. Obturator Nerve Block -- 43. Sciatic Nerve Block -- 44. Anterior Sciatic Nerve Block -- 45. Popliteal Block -- 46. Ankle Block -- 47. Deep Peroneal Nerve Block -- 48. Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block -- 49. Sural Nerve Block -- 50. Tibial Nerve Block -- 51. Intercostal Nerve Block -- 52. Rectus Sheath Block -- 53. Ilioinguinal Nerve Block -- 54. Transversus Abdominis Plane Block -- 55. Neuraxial Block -- 56. Caudal Epidural Block -- 57. Mental Nerve Block -- 58. Superior Laryngeal Nerve Block -- 59. Great Auricular Nerve Block -- 60. Cervical Pexus Block -- 61. Stellate Ganglion Block (Cervicothoracic Sympathetic Ganglion Block) -- 62. Adverse Events -- 63. Intravascular Injections -- 64. Intraneural Injections -- 65. Pneumothorax and Other Chest Pathology
  • Part I. The Basics -- 1.History of Anesthesia -- 2.Preoperative Evaluation -- 3. Approach to Anesthesia -- 4. Perioperative Airway Management -- 5. Anesthesia Machine -- 6. Patient Monitoring -- 7. Fluid and Electrolyte balance -- 8. Transfusion Medicine -- Part II. Anesthetic Pharmacology -- 9. Mechanisms of Anesthetic Action -- 10. Inhalational Anesthetics -- 11. Intravenous Induction Agents -- 12. Opioids and Benzodiazepines -- 13. Neuromuscular blocking and reversal agents -- 14. Antiemetics -- 15. NSAIDs and Alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonists -- 16. Diuretics -- 17. Cardiovascular pharmacology -- 18. Local Anesthetics -- 19. Allergic reactions -- 20. Drug Interactions -- Part III. Regional Anesthesia -- 21. Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia -- 22. Peripheral nerve blocks -- 23. Ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks -- 24. Pain Management -- 25. Orthopedic Anesthesia -- Part IV. Specialty Anesthesia -- 26. Cardiac Anesthesia -- 27. Vascular Anesthesia -- 28. Ophthalmic Surgery -- 29. Neuroanesthesia -- 30. Ambulatory Anesthesia -- 31. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia -- 32. Hepatic and Gastrointestinal diseases -- 33. Renal and Urinary Tract Diseases -- 34. Endocrine diseases -- 35. Neurological and Neuromuscular Diseases -- 36. Ophthalmic Surgery -- 37. Ear, nose and throat surgery -- 38. Obstetric Anesthesia -- 39. Pediatric Anesthesia -- 40. Critical Care -- 41. Postoperative anesthesia care -- Part V. Special Anesthesia Topics -- 42. Obesity -- 43. The Elderly patient -- 44. Pulmonary Aspiration & Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting -- 45. Acid Base balance -- 46. Trauma -- 47. Spine Surgery -- 48. Robotic Surgery -- 49. Patient positioning and Common nerve injuries -- 50. Substance Abuse -- 51. Awareness under anesthesia -- 52. Infectious diseases -- 53. Alternative Medicine and Anesthesia -- 54. Cosmetic Surgery -- 55. Hazards of Working in the Operating Room -- 56. Operating room management -- 57. Residency Requirements and Guidelines.
  • Section I. Introduction -- 1. History of Anesthesia -- 2. Scope of Practice -- 3. Approach to Learning -- 4. Medical Informatics Section II. Pharmacology and Physiology -- 5. Basic Pharmacologic Principles -- 6. Clinical Cardiac and Pulmonary Physiology -- 7. Autonomic Nervous System -- 8. Inhaled Anesthetics -- 9. Intravenous Anesthetics -- 10. Opioids -- 11. Local Anesthetics -- 12. Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs -- Section III. Preoperative Preparation and Intraoperative Management -- 13. Preoperative Evaluation and Medication -- 14. Choice of Anesthetic Technique -- 15. Anesthesia Delivery Systems -- 16. Airway Management -- 17. Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia -- 18. Peripheral Nerve Blocks -- 19. Positioning and Associated Risks -- 20. Anesthetic Monitoring -- 21. Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gas Analysis -- 22. Hemostasis -- 23. Fluid Management -- 24. Blood Therapy -- Section IV. Special Anesthetic Considerations -- 25. Cardiovascular Disease -- 26. Congenital Heart Disease -- 27. Chronic Pulmonary Disease -- 28. Renal, Liver, and Biliary Tract Disease -- 29. Nutritional and Gastrointestinal Disease -- 30. Central Nervous System -- 31. Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology -- 32. Orthopedics -- 33. Obstetrics -- 34. Pediatrics -- 35. Elderly Patients -- 36. Organ Transplantation -- 37. Outpatient Surgery -- 38. Procedures Performed Outside the Operating Room -- Section V. Recovery Period -- 39. Postanesthesia Recovery -- 40. Acute Postoperative Pain Management -- Section VI. Consultant Anesthetic Practice -- 41. Critical Care Medicine -- 42. Trauma, Bioterrorism and Natural Disasters -- 43. Chronic Pain Management -- 44. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- 45. Medical Direction in the Operating Room -- 46. Awareness under Anesthesia -- 47. Quality and Patient Safety.
  • All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on bone and joint injuries orthopedic trauma is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
  • Case 1: A Patient with a Mediastinal Mass -- Case 2: Stick Out Your Tongue -- Case 3: An Epidural Blood Patch - What Went Wrong? -- Case 4: A Lack of Communication Leads to a Bad Outcome -- Case 5: Hyperkalemia During Coronary Artery Bypass Graft -- Case 6: An Adjuvant to the Cuff-Leak Test -- Case 7: Acinetobacter baumannii Outbreak in an ICU - Can Our Equipment Be at Fault? -- Case 8: A Complication with the Use of the Intubating Fiberscope -- Case 9: Interscalene Block a Concern in Cardiac Patients? -- Case 10: Epidural Analgesia for Labor - Watch Out -- Case 11: Past History of Esophagectomy - Any Concern? -- Case 12: A Case of Myasthenia Gravis -- Case 13: Where Are My Teeth? -- Case 14: An Unusual Capnograph Tracing -- Case 15: A VP Shunt -- Case 16: Shoulder Surgery - Watch Out! -- Case 17: An Ambulatory Surgical Patient with No Escort -- Case 18: A Complication During Laparoscopy -- Case 19: A Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
  • From basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications, the meticulously updated, fifth edition of Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia. An editorial team of leading authorities presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. New chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters cover topics such as psychiatric disorders in the pregnant patient, neurologic disorders, and critical care of obstetric patients. With online access to the full text, it is an invaluable, comprehensive reference textbook for specialists in obstetric anesthesiology and obstetricians, as well as anesthesiology and obstetric residents. This book also serves as a clear, user-friendly guide for both anesthesiologists and obstetricians who are in clinical practice. Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care. Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world. Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios. Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.
  • "The Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition, is a companion to the parent textbook, Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition. This widely acclaimed reference parallels the textbook and presents content in a concise outline format with additional appendices. The Handbook makes liberal use of tables, graphics, and clinical pearls, to enhance rapid access of the subject matter. This comprehensive, pocket-sized reference guides you through virtually every aspect of perioperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patient care."--Provided by publisher.
  • Respiration-related cases -- Cannot ventilate, cannot intubate due to airway hemorrhage -- Pulmonary edema following attempted nasal intubation for mandibular fracture repair -- Loss of critical airway -- Anterior mediastinal mass -- Awake intubation with a NIM tube: how is it done? -- Hemodynamic collapse following a mainstem intubation -- Hypoxemia during tracheostomy -- Anesthetic depth and mask ventilation in the prone position -- Jet ventilation through a cookgas airway exchange catheter -- End of case evaluation and management of a patient post airway mass excision -- Possible recurrent laryngeal nerve injury -- Obstructive sleep apnea, and dead in bed -- Bilevel positive air pressure, decreased sensorium, aspiration and capnography -- Perioperative management of a patient previously treated with bleomycin undergoing thoracic surgery -- Intra-operative airway fire -- Obesity hypoventilation syndrome -- Circulation-related cases -- Hemorrhage during endovascular repair of thoracic aorta -- Pacemakers and automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators -- Acute myocardial infarction during laparoscopic surgery -- Sickle cell and preeclampsia -- Dysrhythmias in a patient with Crohn's disease -- Hematologic disorders: hemophilia and disseminated intravascular coagulation -- Blood transfusion and the Jehovah's Witness patient -- Cardiac and pulmonary contusions -- Intraoperative coagulopathy -- Hypotension in chronic methamphetamine user -- Venous air embolism during arteriovenous malformation repair -- Cardiac tamponade -- Case of intraoperative new-onset atrial fibrillation -- Valvular disease -- Obstetrics-related cases -- Labor epidural with unrecognized dural puncture, causing high sensory block, hypotension, fetal bradycardia and post dural puncture headache -- Acute pulmonary dysfunction immediately after cesarean delivery under general anesthesia -- Jehovah's Witness with placenta previa and increta for cesarean hysterectomy -- A pregnant patient with mitral stenosis -- Unrecognized uterine hyperstimulation due to oxytocin and combined spinal-epidural analgesia -- Super morbidly obese patient for elective repeat cesarean section -- Probable amniotic fluid embolus -- Emergent cesarean section -- Pregnancy plus atrial septal defect vs Eisenmenger Syndrome -- Uterine abruption -- Pediatric-related cases -- Neonatal resuscitation following spontaneous vaginal delivery -- Anxious, coughing and bound to obstruct -- Special diseases/conditions/situations -- Hypothermia during laparoscopic nephrectomy -- Operating room management case scenarios -- Anaphylaxis reactions -- Autonomic dysreflexia -- Porphyrias -- Monitored anesthesia care: medical implications; and wrong-sided operations: legal implications -- Diabetic ketoacidosis in the urgent anesthesia setting -- Fever, altered mental status, and rigidity in the perioperative course -- Neuro/neuromuscular-related cases -- Emergent craniotomy for evacuation of epidural hematoma -- Hyperkalemia and residual neuromuscular blockade after kidney transplantation -- A defasciculating dose of nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker -- Postoperative monocular vision loss -- Delayed emergence after aneurysm clipping -- Pain and regional anesthesia related cases -- Unintentional dural puncture in a patient with severe preeclampsia -- Complex regional pain syndrome -- Vascular absorption of local anesthetic producing systemic toxicity -- Inadvertent high spinal in parturient -- Outpatient surgery-related cases -- Plastic surgery in a surgeon's office -- Orthopedic surgery in an ambulatory surgicenter -- Eye surgery at an outpatient surgicenter -- Endoscopic sinus surgery at an outpatient sugicenter.
  • Prepare for the oral boards with the thoroughly updated Clinical Cases in Anesthesia. This comprehensive and current anesthesia review tool presents case studies representing today's most commonly encountered clinical situations, equipping you to master the latest anesthesia treatment protocols and practice guidelines and achieve your very best score. Learn the most practical solutions to contemporary problems, and understand the relevant scientific and clinical principles, through actual case studies presented in a helpful Q&A format.Study on the go! Browse the complete contents online at!
  • Ability to learn from errors is an essential aspect of the quest to improve treatment quality and patient safety. This book consists of 33 cases in anesthesiology that are based on real life situations and illuminate avoidable complications and mishaps. The cases are presented in a novel manner in that they are embedded within narratives. The reader comes to each case cold, without any clue as to the content, and each case comprises a narrative and a factual component that are interwoven. The narrative parts provide the reader with information and tips regarding the clinical problems and tasks that the protagonist must face and try to solve. The idea is to engage the reader emotionally while reading and to entertain him or her while learning. All cases conclude with short debriefing sections which include possible strategies to prevent similar errors or mishaps.
  • Summary contents: Pharmacology -- Vasoactive drugs -- Cardiac drugs -- Adjunct therapy -- Anesthetic drugs -- Anesthetic adjuncts -- Miscellaneous drugs and related topics -- General anesthesia -- Preanesthetic assessment -- Anesthetic management issues -- Ancillary topics -- Regional anesthesia and pain management -- Actue and chronic pain management -- Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery -- Thoracic surgery -- Vascular surgery -- Cardiovascular device therapy -- Physiologic imbalance and coexisting disease -- Coexisting disease and altered states -- Equipment and monitoring -- Anesthetic equipment -- Ancillary systems -- Monitoring devices -- Pediatrics and neonatology -- Perioperative management -- Coexisting disease and altered states -- Surgery-related and other issues -- Neurosurgery, ophthalmology, ENT -- Neurosurgery -- Ophthalmology -- Ear, nose, and throat -- Other surgical subspecialties -- Obstetrics and gynecology -- General surgery -- Urologic surgery -- Orthopedic surgery -- Special topics -- Postanesthesia care unit -- Diganostic or therapeutic intervention -- Medicolegal aspects. 1. Vasodilator Drugs -- 2. Vasopressors: Vasoconstrictor Drugs -- 3. Inotropic Drugs -- 4. Chronotropic Drugs -- 5. Drugs Affecting the Renin-Angiotensin System -- 6. Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors -- 7. Digitalis -- 8. Anticholinergics -- 9. Adenosine -- 10. Class I Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Ventricular Proarrhythmia -- 11. Class II Antiarrhythmic Drugs: β-Blockers-Heart Block or Bradycardia -- 12. Class III Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Potassium Channel Blockers -- 13. Class IV Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Calcium Channel Blockers -- 14. Disorders of Potassium Balance -- 15. Magnesium -- 16. Perioperative Fluid Management -- 17. Volatile Anesthetics: Organ Toxicity -- 18. Nitrous Oxide: Neurotoxicity -- 19. Intrathecal Opiates -- 20. Barbiturates: Porphyrias -- 21. Ketamine -- 22. Nonbarbiturate Anesthetics -- 23. Succinylcholine -- 24. Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Relaxants -- 25. Antihistamines: H1 - and H2 -Blockers -- 26. α2 -Adrenoreceptor Agonists -- 27. Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions -- 28. Antibiotics -- 29. Antidepressants -- 30. Chemotherapeutic Agents -- 31. Chemical Dependency: Opioids -- 32. Chemical Dependency: Nonopioids -- 33. Reversal Agents: Naloxone and Flumazenil -- 34. Steroids -- 35. Antiemetic Drugs -- 36. Preanesthetic Evaluation: False-Positive Tests -- 37. Preanesthetic Evaluation: Inadequate or Missing Test Result -- 38. Cardiac Risk Assessment -- 39. Herbals and Alternative Medicine -- 40. Difficult Airway: Cannot Ventilate, Cannot Intubate -- 41. Difficult Airway: Opiate-Induced Muscle Rigidity -- 42. Unstable Cervical Spine, Atlantoaxial Subluxation -- 43. Dental Injuries -- 44. Laryngeal and Tracheal Injury -- 45. Pulmonary Aspiration -- 46. Bronchospasm -- 47. Perioperative Hypoxia -- 48. Patients with Seizure Disorders -- 49. Blood and Blood Products: Transfusion Reaction -- 50. Blood and Blood Products: Hepatitis and HIV -- 51. Nosocomial Infections: Bacterial Pneumonia -- 52. Postobstruction Pulmonary Edema -- 53. Latex Reactions in Health Care Personnel -- 54. Spinal Anesthesia: Post-Dural Puncture Headache -- 55. Local Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Cauda Equina Syndrome -- 56. Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity -- 57. Spinal Hematoma -- 58. Infectious Complications of Central Neuraxial Block -- 59. Epidural Anesthesia: Unintended Intrathecal Injection -- 60. Epidural Anesthesia: Unintended Subdural Injection -- 61. Interscalene Nerve Block: Potential Severe Complications -- 62. Supraclavicular and Infraclavicular Block: Pneumothorax -- 63. Celiac Plexus Block: Side Effects and Complications -- 64. Psoas Compartment Block: Potential Complications -- 65. Side Effects of Neuraxial Opioids -- 66. Complications in Orthopedic Outpatients Not Receiving Peripheral Nerve Blocks -- 67. Anticoagulants and Peripheral Nerve Block -- 68. Chronic Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Use -- 69. Opioid Tolerance -- 70. Continuous Nerve Blocks: Perineural Local Anesthetic Infusion -- 71. Persistent Paresthesia -- 72. Anticoagulation Initiation and Reversal for Cardiac Surgery -- 73. Hemodilution and Blood Conservation -- 74. Troubleshooting Common Problems during Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- 75. Bleeding after Cardiac Surgery -- 76. Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction -- 77. Perioperative Hypertension -- 78. Postoperative Pulmonary Hypertension -- 79. Perioperative Tachyarrhythmias -- 80. Tachyarrhythmias with Ventricular Preexcitation -- 81. Long QT Syndromes and Ventricular Arrhythmias -- 82. Bradyarrhythmias -- 83. Adverse Neurologic Sequelae: Peripheral Nerve Injury -- 84. Adverse Neurologic Sequelae: Central Neurologic Impairment -- 85. Postoperative Acute Renal Failure -- 86. Postoperative Respiratory Failure -- 87. Major Organ System Dysfunction after Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- 88. Fast-Track Cardiac Surgery -- 89. Hypercoagulable States: Thrombosis and Embolism -- 90. One-Lung Ventilation -- 91. Mediastinal Masses -- 92. Complications after Pneumonectomy -- 93. Carotid Endarterectomy -- 94. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm -- 95. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair -- 96. Peripheral Vascular Surgery -- 97. Patients with Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices -- 98. Mechanical Assist Devices -- 99. Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis -- 100. Hypothermia -- 101. Hyperthermia -- 102. Angioedema and Urticaria -- 103. Disorders of Water Homeostasis: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia -- 104. Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis -- 105. Adrenal Insufficiency -- 106. HIV Infection and AIDS -- 107. Hypothyroidism: Myxedema Coma -- 108. Hyperthyroidism: Thyroid Storm -- 109. Sarcoidosis -- 110. Perioperative Management of Dialysis-Dependent Patients -- 111. Perioperative Care for Pa tients with Hepatic Insufficiency (Cirrhosis) -- 112. Porphyrias -- 113. Acute Pancreatitis -- 114. Autonomic Hyperreflexia -- 115. Perioperative Management of Patients with Muscular Dystrophy -- 116. Myasthenic Disorders -- 117. Parkinson's Disease -- 118. Alzheimer's Disease -- 119. Sepsis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome -- 120. Perioperative Care of Immunocompromised Patients -- 121. Thermally Injured Patients -- 122. Complications from Toxic Ingestion -- 123. Pipeline Source Failure -- 124. Flowmeters -- 125. Proportioning Systems -- 126. Oxygen Flush Valve -- 127. Anesthesia Circuit -- 128. Vaporizers -- 129. Carbon Dioxide Absorbers -- 130. Mechanical Ventilators -- 131. Scavenging Systems -- 132. Humidifiers -- 133. Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems -- 134. Patient Warming Systems -- 135. Rapid Fluid and Blood Delivery Systems -- 136. Surgical Diathermy and Electrocautery -- 137. Electrical Safety -- 138. Fires in the Operating Room -- 139. Laser Complications -- 140. Pulse Oximetry -- 141. Inspiratory and Expiratory Gas Monitoring -- 142. Transesophageal Echocardiography -- 143. Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring -- 144. Central Venous Pressure Monitoring -- 145. Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring -- 146. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring -- 147. Pediatric Laryngospasm -- 148. Difficult Pediatric Airway -- 149. Anesthetic Complications of Fetal Surgery: EXIT Procedures -- 150. Postoperative Apnea in Infants -- 151. Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest -- 152. Sedation of Pediatric Patients -- 153. Muscle Relaxants -- 154. Delayed Emergence in Pediatric Patients -- 155. Postintubation Croup -- 156. Postobstruction Pulmonary Edema in Pediatric Patients -- 157. Hypoxemia -- 158. Perioperative Aspiration Pneumonitis -- 159. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting -- 160. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection -- 161. Latex Allergy -- 162. Malignant Hyperthermia -- 163. Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia -- 164. Pulmonary Hypertension -- 165. Hypothermia in Pediatric Patients -- 166. Cardiomyopathies -- 167. Anterior Mediastinal Mass -- 168. Air Emboli -- 169. Complications of Massive Transfusion -- 170. Perioperative Psychological Trauma -- 171. Emergence Agitation -- 172. Adenotonsillectomy -- 173. Ophthalmic Problems and Complications -- 174. Intracranial Hypertension -- 175. Venous Air Embolism -- 176. Posterior Fossa Surgery -- 177. Pituitary Tumors: Diabetes Insipidus -- 178. Intracranial Aneurysms: Rebleeding -- 179. Intracranial Aneurysms: Vas ospasm and Other Issues -- 180. Arteriovenous Malformation: Normal Perfusion Pressure Breakthrough -- 181. Pediatric Neurosurgery -- 182. Head Injury -- 183. Spinal Cord Injury -- 184. Corneal Injury -- 185. Open Globe Injury -- 186. Retrobulbar Block -- 187. Laryngoscopy and Microlaryngoscopy -- 188. Foreign Body Aspiration -- 189. Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -- 190. Preterm Labor -- 191. Fetal Intrauterine Surgery -- 192. Fetal Distress -- 193. Antepartum Hemorrhage -- 194. Postpartum Hemorrhage -- 195. Pulmonary Aspiration in the Parturient -- 196. Embolic Events of Pregnancy -- 197. Peripartum Neurologic Complications -- 198. Postpartum Headache Other Than Post-Dural Puncture Headache -- 199. Nonobstetric Surgery during Pregnancy -- 200. Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Pregnancy -- 201. Postoperative Hepatic Dysfunction -- 202. Surgery in the Morbidly Obese -- 203. Complications of Carcinoid Tumors -- 204. Complications of Thyroid Surgery -- 205. Complications of Adrenal Surgery -- 206. Complications of Trauma Surgery -- 207. Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery -- 208. Postoperative Urinary Retention -- 209. Intraoperative Penile Erection -- 210. Complications of Transurethral Surgery -- 211. Complications of Radical Urologic Surgery -- 212. Complications of Lithotripsy -- 213. Autonomic Dysreflexia -- 214. Complications of Deliberate Hypotension: Visual Loss -- 215. Fat Embolism Syndrome -- 216. Thromboembolic Complications -- 217. Methylmethacrylate -- 218. Extremity Tourniquets -- 219. Complications of Spinal Surgery -- 220. Postoperative Respiratory Insufficiency -- 221. Postoperative Peripheral Neuropathy -- 222. Delayed Emergence -- 223. Postoperative Delirium -- 224. Intractable Nausea and Vomiting -- 225. Unanticipated Hospital Admission and Readmission -- 226. Uncontrolled Pain -- 227. Hemodynamic Instability -- 228. Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy -- 229. Cardioversion -- 230. Radiation Oncology -- 231. Embolization Procedures -- 232. Catheter Ablation for Arrhythmias -- 233. Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 234. Misidentification of a Patient -- 235. Syringe Swaps -- 236. Quality Assurance -- 237. Cost Containment -- 238. Alleged Malpractice -- 239. The Hostile-Combative Patient -- 240. Awareness under Anesthesia -- 241. Adverse Outcomes: Withheld Information or Misinformation -- 242. Patient Confidentiality -- 243. Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the Operating Room -- 244. The Jehovah's Witness Patient.
  • Regional anesthesia safety / John W.R. McIntyre -- Outcome studies comparing regional and general anesthesia / Gabriella Iohom and George Shorten -- Avoiding complications in regional anesthesia / Richard W. Rosenquist -- Local anesthetic toxicity / David L. Brown -- Mechanisms of neurologic complications with peripheral nerve blocks / Alain Borgeat, Stephan Blumenthal, and Admir Hadžić -- Complications of ophthalmic regional anesthesia / Robert C. (Roy) Hamilton -- Complications of paravertebral, intercostal nerve blocks, and interpleural analgesia / Nirmala R. Abraham Hidalgo and F. Michael Ferrante -- Complications of brachial plexus anesthesia / Brendan T. Finucane and Ban C.H. Tsui -- Complications associated with spinal anesthesia / Pekka Tarkkila -- Complications of epidural blockade / Ciaran Twomey and Ban C.H. Tsui -- Complications of other peripheral nerve blocks / Guido Fanelli, Andrea Casati, and Daniela Ghisi -- Complications of intravenous regional anesthesia / Dominic A. Cave and Barry A. Finegan -- The evidence-based safety of pediatric regional anesthesia and complications / Lynn M. Broadman and Ryan A. Holt -- Complications of obstetric regional anesthesia / Paul J. O'Connor -- Complications of catheter techniques / Per H. Rosenberg -- Regional anesthesia complications related to acute pain management / Narinder Rawal -- Complications of regional anesthesia in chronic pain therapy / Philip W.H. Peng and Vincent W.S. Chan -- Major neurologic injury following central neural blockade / David J. Sage and Steven J. Fowler -- Regional anesthesia and infection / Terese T. Horlocker and Denise J. Wedel -- Regional anesthesia in the presence of neurologic disease / Andrea Kattula, Giuditta Angelini, and George Arndt --Evaluation of neurologic injury following regional anesthesia / Quinn H. Hogan, Lloyd Hendrix, and Safwan Jaradeh -- Cae studies of regional anesthesia / William F. Urmey -- International morbidity studies on regional anesthesia. Complications associated with regional anesthesia: an American Society of Anesthesiologists' closed claims analysis / Lorri A. Lee and Karen B. Domino. Complications of regional anesthesia leading to medical legal action in Canada / Kari G. Smedstad. Neurologic complications of regional anesthesia in the Nordic countries / Nils Dahlgren. Medicolegal claims: summary of an Australian study / Alber H. Santora. Regional anesthesia morbidity study: France / Yves Auroy and Dan Benhamou -- Medicolegal aspects of regional anesthesia / Albert H. Santora.
  • Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia is the first single-source volume on the current practice of teaching and learning in this specialty which has long been at the forefront of innovation in medical education. It is edited by one of the great anesthesiology educators in the United States and brings together contributions from leading educators from across the US covering all aspects of anesthesiology education, from medical school and post-graduate training to board certification and continuing medical education. Topics include best educational practices, closed claim analysis, giving feedback to superiors, residency and fellowship training and requirements, maintenance of certification, the role of simulation, interacting with other specialties, community and global outreach, and more. The book conveys the unique nature of the specialty and is aimed at medical students contemplating a career in anesthesiology, residents and fellows, educators, and administrators.
  • The worldwide prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in recent years. Since the results of long-term dietary behavioral therapy remain sadly inadequate, surgery is currently the only effective treatment for patients with severe or morbid obesity. The numbers of weight loss operations continue to increase annually throughout the world. The anesthetic management of severely obese patients entails special challenges, especially when medical co-morbidities are present. Published outcome data on anesthetic care and pain management of these patients are scarce, and many practices remain controversial. Controversies in the Anesthetic Management of Obese Patients considers a wide range of important practical issues. Key questions in preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management are addressed, and different approaches are evaluated. Written by international leaders in the field, this book will be an invaluable aid for anesthesia care providers.
  • Covers the important elements of paediatric anaesthesia in a concise, structured manner, providing invaluable information for established and aspiring practitioners.
  • The Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia -- Growth and Development -- Perioperative Behavioral Stress in Children -- Preoperative Evaluation, Premedication, and Induction of Anesthesia -- Ethical Issues in Pediatric Anesthesiology -- Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Drugs Used in Children -- Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-Controlled Infusion -- Fluid Management -- Essentials of Hematology -- Strategies for Blood Product Management and Reducing Transfusions -- Essentials of Pulmonology -- The Pediatric Airway -- Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery -- Essentials of Cardiology -- Anesthesia for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery -- Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology -- Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Management -- Medications for Hemostasis -- Mechanical Circulatory Support -- Interventional Cardiology -- Anesthesia for Noncardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Disease -- Essentials of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders -- Surgery, Anesthesia, and the Immature Brain -- Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia -- Essentials of Endocrinology -- Essentials of Nephrology -- General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery -- Essentials of Hepatology -- Organ Transplantation -- Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery -- Otorhinolaryngologic Procedures -- Ophthalmology -- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery -- Burn Injuries -- The Extremely Premature Infant (Micropremie) -- Neonatal Emergencies -- Fetal Intervention and the EXIT Procedure -- Trauma -- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Malignant Hyperthermia -- Regional Anesthesia -- Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia -- Acute Pain -- Chronic Pain -- Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room -- The Postanesthesia Care Unit and Beyond -- Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Outside the Operating Room -- Procedures for Vascular Access -- Infectious Disease Considerations for the Operating Room -- Pediatric Anesthesia in Developing Countries -- Pediatric Equipment -- Medicolegal Issues -- Simulation in Pediatric Anesthesia.
  • 5th Edition, edited by James E. Cottrell, MD, FRCA and William L. Young, MD, delivers the complete and authoritative guidance you need to ensure optimal perioperative safety for neurosurgical patients. Integrating current scientific principles with the newest clinical applications, it not only explains what to do under any set of circumstances but also why to do it and how to avoid complications. Comprehensive updates reflect all of the latest developments in neurosurgical anesthesia, and contributions from many new experts provide fresh insights into overcoming tough clinical challenges.
  • Autonomic nervous system -- Respiratory and pulmonary physiology -- Blood gas and acid-base analysis -- Volume regulation, volume disturbances, and fluid replacement -- Electrolytes -- Transfusion therapy -- Coagulation -- Airway management -- Pulmonary function testing -- Volatile anesthetics -- Opioids -- Intravenous anesthetics and benzodiazepines -- Muscle relaxants and monitoring of relaxant activity -- Local anesthetics -- Inotropes and vasodilator drugs -- Preoperative medication -- Preoperative evaluation -- The anesthesia machine and vaporizers, and anesthesia circuits and ventilators -- Patient positioning -- Mechanical ventilation in critical illness -- Pulse oximetry -- Capnography -- Central venous catheterization and pressure monitoring -- Flow-directed therapy -- Blood pressure disturbances, arterial catheterization, and blood pressure monitoring -- Awareness during anesthesia -- Temperature disturbances -- Postanesthetic care -- Ischemic heart disease and myocardial infarction -- Heart failure -- Valvular heart disease -- Aorto-occlusive diseases -- Intracranial and cerebrovascular disease -- Reactive airway disease -- Aspiration -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ards) -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Perioperative hepatic dysfunction and liver transplantation -- Renal function and anesthesia -- Increased intracranial pressure and traumatic brain injury -- Malignant hyperthermia and other motor diseases -- Degenerative neurologic diseases and neuropathies -- Alcohol and substance abuse -- Diabetes mellitus -- Nondiabetic endocrine disease -- Obesity and sleep apnea -- Allergic reactions -- Herbal supplements -- Trauma -- The burned patient, laser surgery and operating room fires -- Neonatal anesthesia -- Pediatric anesthesia -- Congenital heart disease -- Fundamentals of obstetric anesthesia -- Obstetric analgesia and anesthesia -- High-risk obstetrics -- Geriatric anesthesia -- Sedation and anesthesia outside the operating room -- Pacemakers and internal cardioverter defibrillators -- Spinal anesthesia -- Epidural analgesia and anesthesia -- Peripheral nerve blocks -- Principles of anesthesia in heart transplantation -- Cardiopulmonary bypass -- Lung isolation techniques -- Somatosensory-evoked potentials and spinal surgery -- Anesthesia for craniotomy -- Minimally invasive surgery -- Electroconvulsive therapy -- Acute pain management -- Chronic pain management.
  • Ultrasounds, a much reflected system -- The doctor in front of the machine -- The doctor and the machine in front of the patient -- The doctor, the machine, and the patient in front of the screen -- Learning methods -- Self-training procedure.
  • This book offers an in-depth examination of labor pain and analgesia with the aim of promoting natural childbirth without pain. All aspects of the subject are covered, including the latest techniques of delivering labor analgesia. Importantly, emphasis is placed on a holistic approach, detailed attention being paid to the humanization of childbirth and behavioral aspects in addition to evidence-based medicine. Potential future developments are also addressed, with discussion of opportunities that have yet to be realized. In order to ensure that the text is easily readable for trainees as well as established practitioners, chapters have been restricted to a manageable length and information is presented clearly and succinctly. Step-by-step tutorials and boxes highlighting practical points are used to clarify technical aspects. The authors include both well-established experts and young emerging professionals from various European countries, ensuring an intercultural perspective.
  • Drs. Fleisher and Roizen present a completely revised new edition that includes coverage of many new conditions, procedures, and drugs. This book makes it easy to formulate anesthesia plans through a consistent format and discussions of the problems, causes, comorbidities, and anesthesia implications for over 600 clinical topics. Quickly reference key information using the carefully templated text that highlights the most important anesthetic considerations in a consistent, user-friendly layout. Stay current on the latest anesthetic implications in regards to coexisting diseases, procedures, drugs, and alternative and complementary therapies, including coverage of mitochondrial myopathy, atrial fibrillation ablation, awake craniotomy, stereotactic neurosurgery, neuroprotection, dexmedetomidine, and other hot topics. Master the core knowledge of Anesthesia and overcome new factors in anesthetic care of patients with trusted reference in a high yield format.
  • Medical gas supply -- The anaesthetic machine -- Pollution in theatre and scavenging -- Breathing systems -- Tracheal and tracheostomy tubes and airways -- Masks and oxygen delivery devices -- Laryngoscopes and tracheal intubation equipment -- Ventilators -- Humidification and filtration -- Non-invasive monitoring -- Invasive monitoring -- Pain management and regional anaesthesia -- Additional equipment used in anaesthesia and intensive care -- Electrical safety.
  • This title presents essential clinical knowledge in cardiac anesthesia in a practical, user-friendly format. Provides the key cardiac anesthesia information you need to know by authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format that helps you locate the answers you need quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most practical additional resources. Features a portable size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care. Contains the authoritative guidance of larger reference books without the expense.
  • This title in the Essentials of Anesthesia and Critical Care series presents core clinical neuroanesthesia and neurointesive care knowledge in a practical, user-friendly format. Provides the key neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care information you need from authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format to help you locate answers quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most relevant additional resources. Features a compact size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care.
  • Part I. General Principles of Regional Anesthesia Practice -- 1. General Considerations for Regional Anesthesia Practice / Edward R. Mariano and Karley J. Mariano -- 2. Monitoring for Regional Anesthesia / Jeff Gadsden -- 3. Regional Anesthesia in the Community Practice Setting / Joseph Marino and Brian E. Harrington -- Part II. Basic Science and Clinical Practice -- 4. The Anatomy of Pain / Harry J. Gould III and Alan David Kaye -- 5. Practical Pharmacology in Regional Anesthesia / Jose A. Aguirre, Gina Votta-Velis, and Alain Borgeat -- 6. Anticoagulation and Regional Anesthesia Concerns / Rinoo Shah, Alan David Kaye, Adam Kaye, and Jeffrey Y. Tsai -- Part III. Equipment for Regional Anesthesia -- 7. Equipment and Clinical Practice: Aids to Localization of Peripheral Nerves / Beverly Pearce-Smith and Johnny K. Lee -- 8. Principles of Sonography / Paul E. Bigeleisen and Steven Orebaugh -- 9. Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blockade / David M. Polaner and Alan Bielsky -- 10. Sonopathology / Jonathan T. Weed and Brian D. Sites -- Part IV. Techniques for Regional Anesthesia -- 11. Neuraxial Blockade: Subarachnoid Anesthesia / Maria Teresa Gudin, Ramón López, Jesus Estrada, and Esperanza Ortigosa -- 12. Neuraxial Blockade: Epidural Anesthesia / Sreekumar Kunnumpurath, S. Ramessur, A. Fendius, and Nalini Vadivelu -- 13. Upper Extremity Nerve Blocks / De Q.H. Tran, Shubada Dugani, and Juan Francisco Asenjo -- 14. Peripheral Nerve Blocks for the Lower Extremity / Sylvia Wilson and Anna Uskova -- 15. Regional Anesthetic Techniques for Foot Surgery / Rick Chien-An Chen and Peter A. Blume -- 16. Regional Anesthesia of Thorax and Abdomen / Rita Merman and Vlad Shick -- 17. Head and Neck: Scalp, Ophthalmic, and Cervical Blocks / Desiree Persaud and Sébastian Garneau -- 18. Local Anesthesia of the Masticatory Region / Henry A. Gremillion, Christopher J. Spencer, and Alex D. Ehrlich -- 19. Topical and Regional Anesthesia of the Airway / Ryan P. Ellender, Paul L. Samm, and Richard H. Whitworth, Jr. -- 20. Selective Regional Anesthesia Options in Surgical Subspecialties / Henry Liu, Charles James Fox, Michael J. Yarborough, and Alan David Kaye -- 21. Regional Anesthesia for Chronic Disease States / Siamak Rahman and Parisa Partownavid -- 22. Intravenous Regional Anesthesia / Lindsey Vokach-Brodsky -- 23. Regional Anesthesia and Trauma / Daniela Elena Francesca Ghisi, Andrea Fanelli, and Carl Rest -- 24. Postoperative Pain Management / Ralf E. Gebhard and Andres Missair -- 25. Sympathetic Blockade / Rafael Justiz, Audra Day, and Miles Day -- Part V. Special Populations -- 26. Regional Anesthesia for Chronic Pain / Vijay Krishnamoorthy, Ruben Koshy, Gina Votta-Velis, and Alain Borgeat -- 27. Regional Anesthetic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient / Bryan Fritz, Marlene Barnhouse, Usha Ramadhyani, and Bobby Nossaman -- 28. Obstetric Anesthesiology / Ray L. Paschall -- 29. Regional Anesthesia for Outpatient Surgery / Joshua E. Smith -- Part VI. Additional Topics -- 30. Outcome Studies and Infection Control in Regional Anesthesia / Joel Barton and Stuart A. Grant -- 31. Regional Anesthesiology Education / Jonathan C. Beathe.
  • 1. Evidence-Based Practice Parameters : The Approach of the American Society of Anesthesiologists -- 2. Update on Preprocedure Testing -- 3. Is a Preoperative Screening Clinic Cost-Effective? -- 4. Who Should Have a Preoperative 12-Lead Electrocardiogram? -- 5. Is Routine Preoperative Pregnanc y Testing Necessary? -- 6. What Are the Risk Factors for Perioperative Stroke? -- 7. Should We Delay Surgery in the Patient with Recent Cocaine Use? -- 8. Should All Antihypertensive Agents Be Continued before Surgery? -- 9. What Is the Optimal Timing for Smoking Cessation? -- 10. Which Patient Should Have a Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation (Stress Test)? -- 11. Should Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease Undergo Prophylactic Revascularization before Noncardiac Surgery? -- 12. What Are the Role and Management of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Noncardiac Surgery? -- 13. How Should We Prepare the Patient with a Pacemaker/Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator? -- 14. When Should Pulmonary Function Tests Be Performed Preoperatively? -- 15. Does the Airway Examination Predict Difficult Intubation? -- 16. Is There a Best Approach for Patients with Difficult Airways : Regional versus General Anesthesia? -- 17. What Is the Optimal Airway Management in Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Endoscopy? -- 18. Is There a Best Approach to Induction of Anesthesia in Emergent Situations? -- 19. Do Inhalational Agents Have Beneficial or Harmful Effects on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury? -- 20. Does Anesthetic Choice Affect Surgical and Recovery Times? -- 21. What Are the Benefits of Different Ventilatory Techniques? -- 22. Is There an Optimal Perioperative Hemoglobin Level? -- 23. When Are Platelets and Plasma Transfusions Indicated? -- 24. What Drugs Decrease Perioperative Bleeding? -- 25. Does Perioperative Hyperglycemia Increase Risk? Should We Have Aggressive Glucose Control Perioperatively? -- 26. When and Why Should Perioperative Glucocorticoid Replacement Be Administered? -- 27. Does the Choice of Fluid Matter in Major Surgery? -- 28. What Works in a Patient with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome? -- 29. What Actions Can Be Used to Prevent Peripheral Nerve Injury? 30. What Is the Best Means of Preventing Perioperative Renal Injury? -- 31. Does Nitrous Oxide Affect Outcomes? -- 32. Are Alpha-2 Agonists Effective in Reducing Perioperative Cardiac Complications in Noncardiac Surgery? -- 33. What Is the Role of Ketamine in Perioperative Management? -- 34. Should Hypothermia Be Used Routinely after Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest? -- 35. Which Are the Best Techniques for Reducing the Incidence of Postoperative Deep Vein Thrombosis? -- 36. Are There Special Techniques in Obese Patients? -- 37. Is There an Ideal Approach to the Patient Susceptible to Malignant Hyperthermia? -- 38. What Is the Best Strategy for Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting? -- 39. How Should Beta-Blockers Be Used Perioperatively? -- 40. How Can We Prevent Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction? -- 41. Do Intensive Care Specialists Improve Patient Outcomes? -- 42. Fast-Track Cardiac Anesthesia : What Works Best for Safety and Efficacy? -- 43. Can We Prevent Recall during Anesthesia? -- 44. Are Patients with Sleep Apnea Appropriate for Ambulatory Surgery? -- 45. What Criteria Should Be Used for Discharge after Outpatient Surgery? -- 46. What Must I Consider in Order to Safely Anesthetize Someone in the Office Setting? -- 47. Is Propofol Safe If Given by Nonanesthesia Providers? -- 48. Aspiration : Is There an Optimal Management Strategy? -- 49. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs, Antiplatelet Medications, and Spinal Axis Anesthesia -- 50. DVT Prophylaxis with Heparin and Heparin-Like Drugs (UH, LMWH, Fondaparinux, and Rivaroxaban) Used in Combination with Neuraxial Anesthesia and Deep Plexus Blocks -- 51. Is Regional Anesthesia Appropriate for Outpatient Surgery? -- 52. What Is the Best Technique for Hip Surgery? -- 53. Does Intraoperative Regional Anesthesia Decrease Perioperative Blood Loss? -- 54. What Is the Optimal Management of Postdural Puncture Headache? -- 55. Should Ultrasound Guidance Be the Standard of Practice for Peripheral Nerve Blockade? -- 56. Should Regional Anesthesia Be Used for Orthopedic Trauma Patients? -- 57. What Is the Best Method of Diagnosing Perioperative Myocardial Infarction? -- 58. Does Neurologic Electrophysiologic Monitoring Affect Outcome? -- 59. Is Regional Superior to General Anesthesia for Infrainguinal Revascularization? -- 60. Is There a Best Technique to Decrease Blood Loss and Transfusion after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? -- 61. Should Thoracic Epidural/Spinal Analgesia be Used for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? -- 62. Is There a Best Technique in the Patient with Increased Intracranial Pressure? -- 63. What Works for Brain Protection? -- 64. Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery : Regional or General? -- 65. When Should a Combined Spinal-Epidural Be Used? 66. Does Labor Analgesia Affect Labor Outcome? -- 67. Does Anesthesia Increase the Risk to the Parturient Undergoing Nonobstetric Surgery? -- 68. How Young Is the Youngest Infant for Outpatient Surgery? -- 69. Should a Child with a Respiratory Tract Infection Undergo Elective Surgery? -- 70. When Should Regional Anesthesia Be Used in Pediatric Patients? -- 71. Optimal Postoperative Analgesia -- 72. Is Pre-Emptive Analgesia Clinically Effective?
  • Quickly expand your knowledge base and master your residency with Faust's Anesthesiology Review, the world's best-selling review book in anesthesiology. Combining comprehensive coverage with an easy-to-use format, this newly updated medical reference book is designed to efficiently equip you with the latest advances, procedures, guidelines, and protocols. It's the perfect resource for certification, recertification, or for use as a refresher on every major aspect of anesthesiology. Take advantage of concise coverage of a broad variety of timely topics in anesthesia.
  • The practice of geriatric anesthesia / Jeffrey H. Silverstein -- Demographics and economics of geriatric patient care / Maria F. Galati and Roger D. London -- Theories of aging / Stanley Muravchick -- Ethical management of the elderly patient / Paul J. Hoehner -- Teaching geriatric anesthesiology to practitioners, residents, and medical students / Sheila J. Ellis -- Research priorities in geriatric anesthesiology / Christopher J. Jankowski and David J. Cook -- Alterations in metabolic functions and electrolytes / Michael C. Lewis -- Perioperative thermoregulation / Daniel I. Sessler -- Postoperative central nervous system dysfunction / Deborah J. Culley, Terri G. Monk, and Gregory Crosby-- Alterations in circulatory function / Thomas J. Ebert and G. Alec Rooke -- The aging respiratory system : anesthetic strategies to minimize perioperative pulmonary complications / Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba ... [et al.] -- Operative debridements of chronic wounds / Andrew M. Hanflik ... [et al.] -- Preoperative risk stratificationand methods to reduce risk / Linda L. Liu and Jacqueline M. Leung -- Anesthetic implications of chronic medications / Tamas A. Szabo and R. David Warters -- The pharmacology of opioids / Steven L. Shafer and Pamela Flood -- Intravenous hypnotic anesthetics / Matthew D. McEvoy and J.G. Reves -- Inhalational anesthetics / Gary R. Haynes -- Relaxants and their reversal agents / Cynthia A. Lien and Takahiro Suzuki -- Management of regional anesthesia / Bernadette Veering -- Fluid management / Jessica Miller, Lee A. Fleisher, and Jeffrey L. Carson -- Pain management / Jack M. Berger -- Anesthesia considerations for geriatric outpatients / Kathryn E. McGoldrick -- Sedaton and monitoring / Sheila R. Barnett -- Total hip replacement, joint replacement, and hip fracture / Idit Matot and Shaul Beyth -- Transurethral prostatectomy syndrome and other complications of urologic procedures / Daniel M. Gainsburg -- Thoracic procedures / Steven M. Neustein and James B. Eisenkraft -- Cardiac procedures / James H. Abernathy III -- Vascular procedures / Leanne Groban and Sylvia Y. Dolinski -- Abdominal procedures / Jeffrey H. Silverstein.
  • Ischemic Heart Disease -- Valvular Heart Disease -- Congenital Heart Disease -- Abnormalities of Cardiac Conduction and Cardiac Rhythm -- Systemic and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension -- Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies -- Pericardial Diseases and Cardiac Trauma -- Vascular Disease -- Respiratory Diseases -- Diseases Affecting the Brain -- Spinal Cord Disorders -- Diseases of the Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous Systems -- Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract -- Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System -- Inborn Errors of Metabolism -- Nutritional Diseases-Obesity and Malnutrition -- Renal Disease -- Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders -- Endocrine Disease -- Hematologic Disorders -- Skin and Musculoskeletal Diseases -- Infectious Diseases -- Cancer -- Diseases Related to Immune System Dysfunction -- Psychiatric Disease, Substance Abuse, and Drug Overdose -- Pregnancy-Associated Diseases -- Pediatric Diseases -- Geriatric Disorders.
  • Preanesthesia Evaluation and Testing / L. Reuven Pasternak -- Minimally invasive and advanced ambulatory procedures / Shireen Ahmad -- Adult Clinical Challenges / Donald M. Mathews and Rebecca S. Twersky -- Pediatric clinical challenges / Lucinda L. Everett and Gennadiy Fuzaylov -- Pediatric perioperative management / Raafat S. Hannallah -- Adult preoperative preparation: equipment and monitoring / J. Lance Lichtor -- Sedation techniques / Tong J. Gan and Beverly K. Philip -- Regional anesthesia / Holly C. L. Evans, Karen C. Nielsen and Susan M. Steele -- General anesthesia / Ralph Gertler and Girish P. Joshi -- Anesthesia outside the operating room / Steven C. Hall -- Office-based anesthesia / Hector Vila, Meena S. Desai and Rafael V. Miguel -- Postanesthesia care recovery and management / Johnathan L. Pregler and Patricia A. Kapur -- Discharge process / Frances Chung and Jeremy Lermitte -- Quality management, regulation, and accreditation / Jerry A. Cohen, Sorin J. Brull and Walter G. Maurer -- Ambulatory surgery center profitability, efficiency, and cost containment / Tom Archer, Steve Mannis and Alex Macario -- Administrative aspects of ambulatory surgery / William H. Beeson.
  • Gas Exchange -- The Non-Invasive Monitoring of Blood Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Levels -- Acids and Bases -- Buffer Systems -- pH -- Acidosis and Alkalosis -- Respiratory Acidosis -- Respiratory Alkalosis -- Metabolic Acidosis -- Metabolic Alkalosis -- The Analysis of Blood Gases -- Factors Modifying the Accuracy of ABG Results -- Case Examples.
  • Part I: Evaluating the patient before anesthesia -- Evaluating the patient before anesthesia / Alla Tauber and Mary Kraft -- Specific considerations with cardiac disease / Shahzad Shaefi and Hovig V. Chitilian -- Specific considerations with pulmonary disease / Stephanie C. Cintora and Kenneth E. Shepherd -- Specific considerations with renal disease / Rafael Vazquez and William Benedetto -- Specific considerations with liver disease / Salomon M. Maya and Wilton C. Levine -- Specific considerations with endocrine disease / Anne M. Drewry, Robert A. Peterfreund, and Stephanie L. Lee -- Infectious diseases and infection control in anesthesia / Shahzad Shaefi and Ulrich Schmidt -- Part II: Administration of anesthesia -- Safety in anesthesia / Sara N. Goldhaber-Fiebert and Jeffrey B. Cooper -- The anesthesia machine / Andrew R. Vaclavik and Greg Ginsburg -- Monitoring / Jennifer Chatburn and Warren S. Sandberg -- Intravenous and inhalation anesthetics / Claudia Benkwitz and Ken Solt -- Neuromuscular blockade / Oleg V. Evgenov and Peter F. Dunn -- Airway evaluation and management / Cosmin Gauran and Peter F. Dunn -- Administration of general anesthesia / Victor A. Chin and Stuart A. Forman -- Local anesthetics / Maryam Jowza and Rebecca D. Minehart -- Spinal, epidural, and caudal anesthesia / Jason M. Lewis and May C. M. Pian-Smith -- Regional anesthesia / Keith Fragoza and Lisa Warren -- Intra-anesthetic problems / Jonathan D. Bloom and Keith Baker -- Perioperative hemodynamic control / Brian T. Bateman and Vilma E. Ortiz -- Anesthesia for abdominal surgery / Emily A. Singer and John J. A. Marota -- Anesthesia for thoracic surgery / Junichi Naganuma and Paul H. Alfille -- Anesthesia for vascular surgery / M. Richard Pavao and Edward A. Bittner -- Anesthesia for cardiac surgery / Ethan Small and Jason Zhensheng Qu -- Anesthesia for neurosurgery / Scott A. LeGrand and Michele Szabo -- Anesthesia for head and neck surgery / Brian D. Cauley and Deborah S. Pederson -- Anesthesia for urologic surgery / Kris C. Lukauskis and William R. Kimball -- Anesthesia for geriatric patients / Zhongcong Xie and Christine Finer -- Anesthesia for surgical emergencies in the neonate / James Y. Ko ... [et al.] -- Anesthesia for pediatric surgery / Susan A. Vassallo and LIsbeth L. Pappas -- Anesthesia for obstetrics and gynecology / Amy Ortman and Lisa Leffert -- Ambulatory anesthesia / Christopher J. Hodge and LIsa Wollman -- Anesthesia outside of the operating room / Thomas J. Graetz and John J. A. Marota -- Anesthesia for trauma and burns / Vikram Kumar and Keith Baker -- Transfusion therapy / Shubha V. Y. Raju and Jonathan E. Charnin -- Part III: Perioperative issues -- The postanesthesia care unit / Asheesh Kumar and Edward E. George -- Perioperative respiratory failure / Michael R. Shaughnessy and Luca M. Bigatello -- Adult, pediatric, and newborn resuscitation / Richard M. Pino, Bradley E. Randel, and Arthur J. Tokarcyzk -- Pain / Karsten Bartels and James P. Rathmell -- Complementary and alternative medicine / Margaret A. Gargarian and P. Grace Harrell -- Ethical and end-of-life issues / Sheri Berg and Rae M. Allain -- Appendix A: supplemental drug information / Bishr Haydar.
  • "The Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition, is a companion to the parent textbook, Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition. This widely acclaimed reference parallels the textbook and presents content in a concise outline format with additional appendices. The Handbook makes liberal use of tables, graphics, and clinical pearls, to enhance rapid access of the subject matter. This comprehensive, pocket-sized reference guides you through virtually every aspect of perioperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patient care."--Provided by publisher.
  • Physiology and metabolism of the brain and spinal cord / Ira S. Kass -- Effects of anesthesia on cerebral and spinal cord physiology / Rosemary Hickey -- Neurophysiologic monitoring / M. Sean Kincaid and Arthur M. Lam -- Cerebral protection and resuscitation / Myrna I. Morales, Janet Pittman, and James E. Cottrell -- Management of pain in the neurosurgical patient / Timothy R. Deer -- Anesthetic management of head trauma / Takefumi Sakabe and Audrée A. Bendo -- Anesthesia for supratentorial tumors / Nicolas J. Bruder and Patrick A. Ravussin -- Anesthesia for posterior fossa surgery / Deborah J. Culley and Gregory Crosby -- Anesthetic management of intracranial aneurysms / Philippa Newfield and Audrèe A. Bendo -- Ischemic cerebrovascular disease / Ian A. Herrick, Miquel F. Arango, and Adrian W. Gelb -- Neuroendocrine tumors: pathophysiology / David L. Schreibman and M. Jane Matjasko -- Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, awake craniotomy for tumor surgery, and intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging / Pirjo Hellen Manninen and Jee Jian See -- Spinal cord: injury and procedures / Gary R. Stier ... [et al.] -- Pediatric neuroanesthesia / Philippa Newfield, Lawrence H. Feld, and Rukaiya K.A. Hamid -- Neurosurgery in the pregnant patient / David J. Wlody and Lela D. Weems -- Anesthetic management of therapeutic interventional neuroradiologic procedures / Shailendra Joshi, Sundeep Mangla, and William L. Young -- Anesthetic management of diagnostic neuroradiology / Deborah M. Whelan, Melissa A. Laxton, and Patricia H. Petrozza -- Complications in the postanesthesia care unit / Jean G. Charchaflieh and Samrat H. Worah -- Respiratory care of the neurosurgical patient / Irene Rozet and Karen B. Domino -- Cardiovascular therapy / Steven J. Allen and C. Lee Parmley -- Fluid management / Concezione Tommasino -- Nutritional support in the critically ill patient / John M. Taylor and Linda Liu -- Traumatic brain injury, stroke, and brain death / Seth Manoach and Jean G. Charchaflieh.
  • Optimize perioperative outcomes with Dr. Joel L. Kaplan and a host of other authorities help you make the best use of the latest techniques and navigate your toughest clinical challenges. Whether you are administering anesthesia to cardiac surgery patients or to cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, you'll have the guidance you need to avoid complications and ensure maximum patient safety. Inside this edition you'll find state-of-the-art coverage of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), minimally invasive/robotic cardiac surgery, cardiac assist devices and artificial hearts, cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy, and many other cutting-edge topics. Tap into the latest knowledge about 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiography, anesthesia delivery for minimally invasive/robotic cardiac surgery, assist devices and artificial hearts, cardiac pacing, cardiac resynchronization therapy, ablation techniques, and more.
  • Preparing for anaesthesia -- Anaesthesia -- Anaesthetic management -- Special techniques -- Analgesia and post-operative care -- Anaesthesia of common laboratory species : special considerations.
  • Section I: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease -- 1.Physiology and Anatomy of the Liver -- 2.Acute hepatic failure -- 3.Drug Metabolism in Liver Failure -- 4.Evaluation of Liver Disease -- Section II: Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation -- 5. History of Liver Transplantation -- 6.Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics {u2013} The European Perspective -- 7.Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics -- The US Perspective -- 8.Surgical Techniques in Liver Transplantation -- 9.Intraoperative Monitoring -- 10.Liver Transplantation -- 11.Caval Cross-clamping, Piggyback & Veno-venous Bypass -- 12.Liver Transplantation: Hemodynamic Changes, Cardiac Output Monitoring and Inotropic Support -- 13.Coagulopathy: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Treatment -- 14.Physiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Blood Loss During Liver Transplantation -- 15.The Marginal Liver Donor and Organ Preservation Strategies -- 16.Pediatric Liver Transplantation -- 17.Combined Solid Organ Transplantation Involving the Liver -- 18.Liver Transplantation for the Patient with High MELD -- 19.Perioperative Considerations for Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure -- 20.Renal Failure -- 21.The Patient With Severe Co-Morbidities: Cardiac Disease -- 22.Pulmonary Complications of Liver Disease -- 23.Liver Transplantation: The Patient with Severe Co-morbidities, CNS Disease, and Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Section III: Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery -- 24. Hepatobiliary Surgery: Indications, Evaluation, and Outcomes -- 25.Liver Resection Surgery: Anesthetic Management, Monitoring, Fluids and Electrolytes -- 26.Anesthetic Aspects of Living Donor Hepatectomy -- 27.Complications of Liver Surgery -- 28.The Patient with Liver Disease for Non-Hepatic Surgery -- Section IV: Critical Care Medicine for Liver transplantation -- 29. Routine Postoperative Care After Liver Transplantation -- 30.Immunosuppression -- 31.Acute Kidney Injury after Liver Transplantation -- 32.Early Graft Failure -- 33.Sepsis and Infection -- 34.Respiratory Failure and ARDS -- 35.Pain Management in Liver Transplantation -- Section V: Critical care Medicine for Liver surgery -- 36.Post Operative Care Of Living Donor for Liver Transplant -- 37.Liver Surgery {u2013} Early Complications: Liver Failure, Bile Leak and Sepsis.
  • Introduction to anesthesiology -- Monitoring -- Equipment and procedures -- Intraoperative fluid management and blood component therapy -- Neuraxial and regional anesthesia -- Pharmacology -- Anesthesia and comorbid diseases -- Pediatric anesthesia -- Anesthetic concerns in subspecialty anesthesia -- Postoperative concerns in anesthesia -- Atlas of anesthesia procedures -- Atlas of transesophageal echocardiography -- Atlas of peripheral nerve block procedures.
  • The Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia is a practical guide for physicians, residents, and students interested in the care of the elderly patient undergoing surgery. Although primarily written for anesthesiologists, other perioperative physicians and nurses will also find the information highly valuable. Highlights of the text include concise and clear discussions of preoperative assessment, anesthetic administration, the immediate postoperative care, as well as the more classic 'geriatric' topics such as the hip fracture patient, cataract surgery, postoperative delirium, dementia, ethics and end of life care. Clinical geriatric principles are woven into the text so that the reader can develop skills in geriatrics and develop a broader understanding of terminology and principles used in geriatric medicine.
  • Psychological aspects -- Anatomy and physiology -- Clinical pharmacology -- Techniques and procedures -- Regional anesthesia techniques -- Medical conditions influencing anesthetic management -- Postoperative care and pain management -- Neurosurgery and invasive neuroradiology -- Opthalmology -- Otorhinolaryngology -- Dental surgery -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- General and thoracoabdominal surgery -- Cardiovascular surgery and cardiologic procedures -- Orthopedic surgery -- Urologic investigation and surgery -- Trauma, including acute burns and scalds -- Anesthesia in remote locations.
  • 1. Anesthesia equipment and patient safety / Arna Banerjee, L. Jane Easdown, and Matthew B. Weinger -- 2. Medical gases: properties, supply, and removal / Jesse M. Ehrenfeld and Michael Oleyar -- 3. Anesthesia machine: a practical overview / Jeffrey M. Feldmann -- 4. Principles and practices of closed circuit anesthesia / Robert S. Holzman and Rebecca Lintner -- 5. Manual and mechanical ventilators / Demet Suleymanci, Robert M. Kacmarek, and Yandong Jiang -- 6. Supraglottic airway devices / Jordan L. Newmark and Warren S. Sandberg -- 7. Intubation equipment / Zhongcong Xie, Ali Diba, and Zhipeng Xu -- 8. Endotracheal airway devices / Young K. Ahn and Warren S. Sandberg -- 9. Noninvasive physiological monitors / Jordan L. Newmark and Warren S. Sandberg -- 10. Invasive hemodynamic monitoring / Beverly J. Newhouse and Rafael Montecino -- 11. Transesophageal echocardiography / Jacob Kaczmarski and Sugantha Sundar -- 12. Depth of anesthesia monitoring: principles and applications / Roy Esaki and George Mashour -- 13. Alarms in clinical anesthesia / F. Jacob Seagull and Richard P. Dutton -- 14. Equipment for regional anesthesia and acute pain management / Reuben Slater and Lisa Warren -- 15. Ultrasound for regional anesthesia and vascular access / Lisa Warren and Reuben Slater -- 16. Intravenous therapy, fluid delivery systems for resuscitation, and cell salvage devices / Vanessa G. Henke and Warren S. Sandberg -- 17. Drug infusion pumps in anesthesia, critical care, and pain management / Nathaniel Sims ... [et al.] -- 18. Devices for cardiac support / Michael G. Fitzsimons, Stephanie Ennis, and Thomas MacGillivray -- 19. Patient warming devices / Jennifer A. Chatburn and Warren S. Sandberg -- 20. Point-of-care testing in the operating room / Marianna P. Crowley -- 21. Anesthesia information management systems / Sachin Kheterpal -- 22. Pediatric considerations / Rebecca N. Lintner and Robert S. Holzman -- 23. Anesthesia equipment outside of the operating room / Sergio D. Bergese, Erika G. Puente, and Gilat Zisman -- 24. Provision of anesthesia in difficult situations and the developing world / Deborah J. Harris ... [et al.] -- 25. Prevention of infection: disinfection and sterilization of equipment / Arnold J. Berry -- 26. Legal and regulatory issues / Eric T. Pierce -- 27. Physical principles / Paul D. Davis -- 28. Basic physics of electricity / Paul D. Davis -- 29. Operating room electrical, fire, laser, and radiation safety / Anuja K. Antony, Chunbai Zhang, and William G. Austen -- 30. Neuroanesthesia equipment in the intraoperative setting / Sergio D. Bergese, Gilat Zisman, and Erika G. Puente.
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  • This is an introduction to the patient monitoring technologies that are used in today's acute care environments, including the operating room, recovery room, emergency department, intensive care unit, and telemetry floor. To a significant extent, day-to-day medical decision-making relies on the information provided by these technologies, yet how they actually work is not always addressed during education and training. The editors and contributors are world-renowned experts who specialize in developing, refining, and testing the technology that makes modern-day clinical monitoring possible. Their aim in creating the book is to bridge the gap between clinical training and clinical practice with an easy to use and up-to-date guide. ·How monitoring works in a variety of acute care settings ·For any healthcare professional working in an acute care environment ·How to apply theoretical knowledge to real patient situations ·Hemodynamic, respiratory, neuro-, metabolic, and other forms of monitoring ·Information technologies in the acute care setting ·New and future technologies.
  • Part I. Techniques of Monitoring -- Chapter 1. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials -- Chapter 2. Transcranial Motor Evoked Potentials -- Chapter 3. Auditory Evoked Potentials -- Chapter 4. VEP -- Chapter 5. Deep Brain Stimulation -- Chapter 6. Spinal Cord Stimulation Techniques -- Chapter 7. Electromyography -- Chapter 8. Cortical Mapping -- Chapter 10. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy -- Chapter 11. Transcranial Doppler -- Chapter 12. Jugular Bulb Monitoring -- Chapter 13. Monitoring Intracranial Pressure -- Part II. Anesthesia Considerations -- Chapter 14. Anesthesia for Awake Neurosurgery -- Chapter 15. General Anesthesia for Monitoring -- Chapter 16. Monitoring Anesthetic Effect -- Part III. Case-Based Presentations -- Chapter 17. Monitoring Applications and Evaluating Changes, Algorithm -- Chapter 18. Intracranial Aneurysm Clipping -- Chapter 19. Intracranial AVM Surgery -- Chapter 20. Surgery for Supratentorial Mass -- Chapter 21. Surgery for Infratentorial Mass -- Chapter 22. Microvascular Surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia -- Chapter 23. Surgery for Hemifacial Spasm -- Chapter 24. Skull Base Surgery -- Chapter 25. Surgery for Arnold Chiari Malformation -- Chapter 26. ENT and Anterior Neck Surgery -- Chapter 27. Carotid Surgery -- Chapter 28. Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery -- Chapter 29. Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery -- Chapter 30. Surgery for Scoliosis Correction -- Chapter 31. Surgery on the Thoracic Spine -- Chapter 32. Surgery in the Lumbo-Sacral Spine -- Chapter 33. Intramedullary Spinal Cord Surgery -- Chapter 34. Surgery for Tethered Cord -- Chapter 35. Surgery in the Peripheral Nervous System -- Chapter 36. Surgery of the Aortic Arch -- Chapter 37. Surgery on Thoraco-Abdominal Aneurysms -- Chapter 38. Monitoring During Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- Chapter 39. Interventional Neuroradiology -- Part IV. Intensive Care Monitoring -- Chapter 40. Monitoring in Intensive Care -- Chapter 41. Monitoring Cerebral Blood Flood -- Afterword. Future of Monitoring the Nervous System.
  • Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical anesthesiology 2013 (5th ed.)
  • Interest in regional anaesthesia has been flourishing for a number of reasons, including in particular the feasibility of ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks. This trend is reflected in the growing popularity of fellowships in regional anaesthesia. The syllabus for such fellowship examinations is vast, and this book aims to provide suitable guidance by presenting typical multiple choice questions with accompanying answers, in detail when necessary. The entire syllabus is covered in four comprehensive sections that address basic principles and equipment, peripheral nerve blocks, central neuraxial blocks, and regional anaesthesia and acute pain. Multiple Choice Questions in Regional Anaesthesia will be especially useful for those preparing for European Society of Regional Anaesthesia diploma examinations or for the regional anaesthesia component of FRCA examinations. It is also highly relevant to equivalent U.S. and Canadian examinations and will be helpful to all who require a self-assessment tool in the subject.
  • Authored by ""a superb clinician and award-winning teacher, ""* Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Second Edition is a thorough updating and significant expansion of this popular case book in the newest anesthesiology subspecialty to be approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The book comprises 87 true-story clinical ""near misses, "" including 40 cases that are brand new. Recommendations, references, and discussion accompany each case. The cases provide an ideal basis for problem-centered learning and also model how to learn from experience and to maintain professionalism.
  • Neonatal anesthesia 2015
    This is the first comprehensive book in more than a decade in the very specialized field of neonatal anesthesia. Edited and written by a team of recognized experts in neonatal anesthesia, surgery, and intensive care, this volume is the quintessential clinical reference for perioperative care of these small patients. The considerations of developmental physiology and pharmacology, which influence anesthesia care and pain management, are clearly explained. Care for surgical and medical procedures, including sedation and monitoring in and out of the operating room, is detailed. Congenital disorders of all organ systems are described together with their current management. The special considerations for neonatal intensive care ? current recommendations for fluid, nutrition, and metabolic requirements, mechanical ventilation, and management of the airway ? are detailed. This topical volume concludes with a summary of complications and ethical considerations in the neonate.
  • The demand for anesthesiologists outside of the operating room continues to grow as the number of minimally invasive procedures proliferates and the complexity of diagnostic procedures undertaken outside of the OR increase. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia is an easy-to-access, highly visual reference that facilitates an in-depth understanding of NORA procedures and protocols needed to minimize risk and complications and to maximize growth opportunities. Effectively assess and manage risks and differences in procedures through in-depth discussion.
  • Introduction -- Measuring pain intensity -- Measuring pain quality -- Measuring pain location -- Measuring pain behavior -- Measuring pain interference -- Measuring sleep quality -- Measuring depression -- Measuring general physical functioning -- Measuring alcohol and drug use -- Measuring global improvement and satisfaction with pain care -- References.
  • This book provides a comprehensive overview of current standards of anesthesia and intensive care in neonates and children, with a view to promoting standardization in clinical practice. The first part of the book, devoted to issues in intensive care, opens by considering scoring systems for the assessment of sick children. The diagnosis, prevention, and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia are then discussed, and the roles of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and noninvasive respiratory support are reviewed. Further chapters address procedural sedation and analgesia in children, the progress toward 'open' ICUs with liberal visiting policies, and advances in long-term home mechanical ventilation.In the second part of the book, a range of important topics in anesthesia and perioperative medicine are discussed. After a review of safety issues, current trends in pediatric regional and locoregional anesthesia are described and a synopsis is provided on current knowledge regarding the use of central blocks in infants and children. Subsequent chapters are devoted to awareness monitoring, single-lung ventilation techniques, anesthesia in the context of severe prematurity, and emergence delirium.Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice will be an extremely useful source of information for both novices and more experienced practitioners in the field.
  • Newborn medicine -- Respiratory system -- Surgery -- Hematology/oncology -- Cardiology -- The musculoskeletal system -- General pediatrics -- Prematurity/extreme prematurity -- Newborn emergencies -- Neuroanesthesia -- Central nervous system/orthopedics -- Otolaryngology -- Head and neck -- Ophthalmology -- Respiratory system -- Cardiac I -- Cardiac II -- Gastrointestinal disease -- Renal -- Genitourinary system -- Bone and connective tissue -- Orthopedics: scoliosis -- Skin/connective tissue/metabolic disease -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Allergy/immunology -- Infectious diseases -- Neuromuscular disease -- Endocrinopathies -- Transplantation -- Minimally invasive surgery -- Trauma I -- Trauma II -- Regional anesthesia -- Pain management -- Burns -- Anesthesia outside the operating room -- Equipment and monitoring -- Post anesthesia care unit (PACU) -- Critical care.
  • Part I. Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room -- 1. The History of Sedation -- 2. Sedation Policies, Recommendations and Guidelines Across the Specialties and Continents -- 3. Procedural Sedation: Let's Review the Basics -- 4. The Pre-Sedation Assessment and Implications on Management -- 5. Sedation Scales and Discharge Criteria: How Do They Differ? Which One to Choose? Do They Really Apply to Sedation? -- 6. Physiological Monitoring for Procedural Sedation: The Routine and Beyond -- 7. The Pediatric Airway: Anatomy, Challenges and Solutions -- 8. Pediatric Physiology: How Does It Differ from Adults? -- 9. The Pharmacology and Clinical Application of Sedatives, Analgesics, and Adjuncts -- 10. Sedatives: Effects on Memory and Amnesia -- 11. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in the Pediatric Population -- 12. Billing and Reimbursement for Sedation Services in the United States -- Part II. Sedation Models Delivered by Different Specialties: A Global Voyage -- 13. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service: Models, Protocols and Challenges -- 14. The Anesthesia Directed Sedation Service: Models, Protocols and Challenges -- 15. Sedation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: International Practice -- 16. Sedation in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Challenges, Outcomes and Future Strategies in the United States -- 17. Sedation in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Current Practice in Europe -- 18. Sedation for Pediatric Gastrointestinal Procedures -- 19. Sedation in the Emergency Department: A Complex and Multifactorial Challenge -- 20. Sedation of Pediatric Patients for Dental Procedures: The United States, European and South American Experience -- 21. Pediatric Sedation: The European Experience and Approach -- 22. Pediatric Sedation: The South American Approach -- 23. Pediatric Sedation: The Asian Approach ? Current State of Sedation in China -- 24. Pediatric Sedation: The South Pacific Approach -- 25. Pediatric Sedation in the Underdeveloped Third World ? An African Perspective: Models, Protocols and Challenges -- Part III. Safety in Sedation -- 26. Pediatric Sedatives and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Challenges, Limitations and Drugs in Development -- 27. Is there Evidence for Long-term Neurocognitive Effects of Sedatives? -- 28. Incidence and Stratification of Adverse Events Associated with Sedation: Is there a Benchmark? -- 29. Medicolegal Risks and Outcomes of Sedation -- 30. Improving the Safety of Pediatric Sedation ? Human Error, Technology and Clinical Microsystems -- Part IV. Sedation into the 22nd Century -- 31. Intravenous Infusions for Sedation: Rationale, State of the Art and Future Trends -- 32. Usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Sedation -- 33. Pediatric Research: Designing, Implementing, and Interpreting Strong Trials -- 34. Non-pharmacological Distraction Techniques as Sedation Adjunct -- 35. The Role of Simulation in Safety and Training -- 36. Michael Jackson: Medical Ethics and What Went Wrong -- 37. Ethics and Clinical Aspects of Palliative Sedation in the Terminally Ill Child -- 38. Future of Pediatric Sedation.
  • All anesthesiologists are confronted with patients who show bleeding disorders, whether congenital, acquired, or pharmacologically induced. Although many studies, meta-analyses, guidelines, and textbooks have been published on the subject, they mostly cover specific aspects or require a thorough knowledge of hemostasis. The goal of this book is to provide the anesthetist with an overview of hemostasis and the mechanisms underlying bleeding and coagulation in general and to assist in the understanding of specific coagulation disorders as they may occur in the various anesthetic subspecialties. It is hoped that, through the provision of practical information and tools, the book will help residents and trained anesthetists to manage one of the most frustrating challenges that they face: the bleeding patient. A full understanding of coagulation requires a lifelong career, and this book is not intended to replace the consulting hematologist, whose expert opinion should always be sought. The available procoagulant blood products and drugs all have potentially dangerous side-effects; furthermore, in bleeding disorders pitfalls are frequent and a misdiagnosis can have potentially catastrophic consequences. The aim of the editors is thus instead to enhance the collaboration between the disciplines of Anesthesiology and Hematology.
  • This resource presents best management approaches for achieving optimal perioperative outcomes. It reviews the potential risks to all major organ systems by examining the incidence and significance of organ dysfunction, assessing the etiology of particular organ dysfunctions, defining the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors and offering perioperative protection strategies to minimize potential complications. A consistent chapter format combined with color-coded algorithms, summary tables and boxes enable you to quickly locate specific guidance.
  • The new edition of this practical multimedia resource shows you exactly how to perform successfully a full range of peripheral nerve block techniques. Over four hundred illustrations, the majority of which are in colour, the relevant surface anatomy, the internal anatomy, the ultrasonographic anatomy to vividly depict correct needle placement in real patients.
  • 2013 ClinicalKey
    "Better understand the complexities of pharmacology and physiology relevant to your practice with the brand-new medical reference book, Anesthetic Pharmacology and Physiology. Drs. Hugh Hemmings and Talmage Egan provide the clinical insights you need to effectively administer anesthesia, ensuring patient safety and the most optimal outcomes. Access comprehensive, continually updated research on the physiology of organ systems and clinical topics in the pharmacology of anesthetic drugs. Quickly and easily reference the information you need through user-friendly tables, figures, and algorithms, all presented in lavish full color throughout. Understand the molecular mechanism of drug actions and identify key drug interactions that may complicate anesthesia with dedicated sections on these key areas"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Practical Ambulatory Anesthesia covers all aspects of sedation, anesthesia, and pain relief for patients undergoing day (ambulatory) surgery. Written and edited by leading clinical anesthesiologists from the USA and Europe, it provides clear guidance on how to handle particular patients in particular situations. Comprehensive in scope, each chapter summarizes major studies and review papers, followed by practical advice based on the authors' and editors' clinical and scientific expertise. This combination of authoritative evidence-based guidance and personal advice ensures the reader benefits from the latest scientific knowledge and the authors' wealth of experience. Chapters discuss how to plan, equip and staff an ambulatory unit, pharmacology, key concepts of ambulatory care, pre- and post-operative issues, quality assurance, and current controversies. There are also dedicated chapters for topics including regional anesthesia for ambulatory surgery and pediatric ambulatory anesthesia. This text provides a much-needed comprehensive and evidence-based guide for clinical anesthesiologists"-- Provided by publisher. "Our goal with this book is to provide an up-to-date, practical guide for the practitioners of ambulatory anesthesia. Ambulatory anesthesia incorporates most anesthetic topics and knowledge, but the focus is shifted somewhat from looking solely at what happens in the operating room to encompassing the complete perioperative period. Although safety and quality in the operating room remain major goals, the ambulatory anesthesia provider should also plan to optimize the postoperative period"-- Provided by publisher.
  • I. Essential Foundations: -- 1. Thoracic Radiology -- 2. Respiratory Physiology -- 3. Resiratory Pathophysiology -- 4. Respiratory Effects of General Anesthesia -- 5. Physiology of One-Lung Ventilation -- 6. Idiopathic Acute Lung Injury following Thoracic Surgery -- II. Essential Technical Aspects -- 7. Thoracic Positioning & Incisions -- 8. Bronchoscopic Anatomy -- 9. echnical Aspects of Lung Isolation -- 10. Special Airway Devices for Thoracic Anesthesia: CPAP, PEEP, & Airway Exchange Catheters -- 11. Alternative Ventilatory Techniques -- 12. Respiratory Therapy Devices -- 13. Technical Aspects of Pain Control Procedures for Thoracic Surgery -- III. Essential Principals of Clinical Management -- 14. Preoperative Evaluation of the Thoracic Surgical Patient -- 15. Overview: Surgeon's Approach to the Patient with Lung Cancer -- 16. Principals of Anesthetic Management for Pulmonary Resection -- 17. Management of Common Complications Following Thoracic Surgery -- IV. Specific Thoracic Surgical Procedures: Surgical & Anesthetic Management Essentials -- 18. Flexible Bronchoscopy -- 19. Mediastinoscopy -- 20. Anterior Mediastinal Mass -- 21. Lung-Sparing Pulmonary Resections: Bronchoplastic/Sleeve Resection -- 22. Pneumonectomy -- 23. Extrapleural Pneumonectomy -- 24. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery -- 25. Plueral Space Procedures -- 26. Rigid Bronchoscopy -- 27. Laser Surgery of the Airway and Laser Safety -- 28. Tracheal Stent Placement -- 29. Anesthesia for Tracheostomy -- 30. Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction -- 31. Bronchopleural Fistula -- 32. Esophagectomy -- 33. Esophageal Perforation -- 34. Lung Transplantation -- 35. Miscellaneous Thoracic Surgical Procedures -- 36. Anesthesia for Pediatric Thoracic Surgery -- V. Essential of Pain Management following Thoracic Surgery -- 37. Acute Postoperative Pain Control following Thoracic Surgery -- 38. Chronic Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome -- Index.
  • Intensive Care for Elderly Patients: Clinical, Ethical and Economic Considerations / Marco Dei Poli and Marco Resta -- Is It Still Worth Treating At-Risk Patients with Perioperative Goal-Directed Haemodynamic Therapy? / Biagio Allaria -- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Fluid Replacement: A Dog That Bites Its Own Tail? / Massimo Girardis and Emanuela Biagioni -- Acute Liver Failure in Intensive Care / Andrea De Gasperi, Patrizia Andreoni, Stefania Colombo, Paola Cozzi and Ernestina Mazza -- Diuretics in Intensive Care: Positive and Negative Aspects / Pasquale Piccinni and Silvia Gramaticopolo -- Perioperative and Intensive Care Management of Haemorrhage: The Opinion of the Haemathologist / Marco Marietta -- Hypercapnic Acidosis in Protective Mechanical Ventilation (a Tolerated Compromise or Another Means of Protection?) / Biagio Allaria -- Are We Sure We Are Using Drugs Correctly in Critical Patients? / Biagio Allaria -- The Problem of Decontamination of the Digestive Tract and Gastric Acid Suppression in Intensive Care / Biagio Allaria -- Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary Involvement in Patients with Supraventricular Tachycardia: A Typical Holistic Vision by an Intensive Care Physician / Biagio Allaria -- VAP (Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia) / Davide Chiumello and Tommaso Fossali -- Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Acute Severe Asthma / Davide Chiumello and Sara Sher.
  • 1 Perioperative fluid therapy and fluid therapy in patients with sepsis. In search of clarification -- 2 Enough has been written about the treatment of ALI, but has enough been said about how to prevent it? -- 3 Prevention of perioperative myocardial ischemia -- 4 Respiratory complications after major abdominal surgery: causes, diagnosis, and prevention -- 5 Positive and negative aspects of aerosol therapies in ventilated patients -- 6 Update on lung imaging to select ventilation management in ARDS patients -- 7 Chest X-ray in ICU: an examination in which there is too much confidence. Possible alternatives -- 8 Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in intensive care -- 9 Loss of autoregulation of interstitial fluid dynamic in patients with sepsis and mechanisms causing edema -- 10 How to prevent and effectively treat postoperative shivering -- 11 Epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of postoperative paralytic ileus in intensive care -- 12 Which adult patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery should be monitored postoperatively in ICU? -- 13 Invasive candidiasis in the intensive care setting.
  • This book describes the state of the art concerning some of the most hotly debated topics in anesthesia and intensive care and is at the same time intended to serve as a useful practical guide that will assist in improving outcomes. The topics covered are wide ranging and include, for example, use of the prone position in ARDS, the role of therapeutic hypothermia in the critically ill, the value of immunoglobulins in the treatment of severe sepsis, drug management of septic shock, new strategies for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia, non-invasive ventilation outside of the ICU, management of postoperative bleeding, and prognostic factors in cardiac arrest. Written by recognized experts in the field, the book will offer a comprehensive and easy to understand update for specialists and students of anesthesia and intensive care.

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