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Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals

  • Authors: Paul G. Barash, Bruce F. Cullen, Robert K. Stoelting, Michael K. Cahalan, M. Christine Stock, Rafael Ortega, Sam R. Sharar
  • ISBN: 9789351295945
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 971 pages
  • Language: English


Selected as a Doody’s Core Title for 2021!

From the popular and highly respected Clinical Anesthesia family of titles comes a new resource that clearly and simply explains the core concepts of anesthesiology that you need to know. From physiology and pharmacology to anatomy and system-based anesthesia, it uses full-color graphics, easy-to-read tables, and clear, concise text to convey the essential principles of the field.

Key Features
  • Find the information you need on key aspects of anesthesia for every specialty area and every body system.
  • Watch helpful video tutorials for each chapter, and assess your knowledge with questions and answers throughout the text.
  • Concise, interactive video lectures allow for learner-centered instruction and simplify the delivery of dense didactic content
  • Grasp important information quickly with “Did You Know?” boxes that highlight essential elements of each chapter.
  • Ideal for medical students, residents, SRNAs, CRNAs, or anyone who needs a quick overview of the essential elements of clinical anesthesia in an easily accessible format.

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet & smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Table of Contents
  1. Section I: Introduction
    1. 1. History and Future
  2. Section II: Scientific and Technical Foundations of Anesthesia’
    1. Part A: Core Organ Functions: Anatomy & Physiology
      1. Respiratory
      2. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
      3. Central and Peripheral Nervous System
      4. The Renal System
      5. Liver
    2. Part B: Pharmacology
      1. Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
      2. Inhalational Anesthetic Agents
      3. Intravenous Anesthetics and Sedatives
      4. Analgesics
      5. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
      6. Local Anesthetics
      7. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
    3. Part C: Technology
      1. The Anesthesia Workstation
      2. Standard Anesthesia Monitoring Techniques
  3. Section III: Clinical Practice of Anesthesia
    1. Preoperative Evaluation and Management
    2. Co-existing Diseases Impacting Anesthetic Management
    3. Endocrine Function
    4. General Anesthesia
    5. Prospective on Airway Management
    6. Regional Anesthesia
    7. Patient Positioning and Potential Injuries
    8. Electrolytes
    9. Blood Therapy
    10. Ambulatory Anesthesia, Monitored Anesthesia Care and Office-Based
    11. Spine and Orthopedic Anesthesia
    12. Anesthesia for Robotic and Laparoscopic
    13. Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Obesity, Hepatic Disease, and Other Gastrointestinal Issues
    14. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic and Ophthalmic Surgery
    15. Anesthesia for Neurosurgery
    16. Obstetric Anesthesia
    17. Trauma and Burn Anesthesia
    18. Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia
    19. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
    20. Cardiac Anesthesia
    21. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery
    22. Management of Acute and Chronic Pain
    23. Out-of-Operating Room Anesthesia and Special Procedures
    24. Postoperative Recovery
    25. Complications, Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Liability
    26. Critical Care Medicine
    27. Urology
    28. Electrical Safety and Fire
    29. Wellness Principles and Resources
  4. Section IV: Appendices
    1. A. Formulas
    2. B. Atlas of Electrocardiography
    3. C. Pacemaker and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Protocols
    4. D. AHA Resuscitation Protocols
    5. E. ASA Standards, Guidelines, and Statements
    6. F. The Airway Approach Algorithm and Difficult Airway Algorithm
    7. G. Malignant Hyperthermia Protocol
Authors Biography

Paul G. Barash MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Bruce F. Cullen MD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Robert K. Stoelting MD
Emeritus Professor and Past Chair, Department of Anesthesia, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Michael K. Cahalan MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

M. Christine Stock MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Il

Rafael Ortega MD
Professor, Vice-Chairman for Academic Affairs, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston University, Boston, MA

Sam R. Sharar MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

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