BN.com Gift Guide

Anatomy for Anaesthetists / Edition 8

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $77.49
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 64%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $77.49   
  • Used (6) from $77.49   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$77.49
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(35)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
2004 Hardcover Good 073 Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access ... codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Dallas, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$139.95
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(20)

Condition: Acceptable
2004 Hard cover 8th Revised ed. Fair. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 368 p. Contains: Illustrations.

Ships from: Pueblo West, CO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$150.69
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(52)

Condition: Very Good
2003 Hardcover Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most ... items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Waterfoot, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$152.05
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(52)

Condition: Very Good
2003 Hardcover Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most ... items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Waterfoot, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$177.80
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(320)

Condition: Good
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$179.50
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(320)

Condition: Very Good
Very good.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

This book has been written to help candidates sitting their professional examination in anaesthesia in order that they may have at their disposal the detailed anatomical knowledge necessary for the day to day practice of anaesthesia. Unlike a textbook of anatomy, which must cover all parts of the body with equally exhaustive thoroughness, this book concentrates particularly on areas of special relevance to anaesthesia and points out features of practical importance to anaesthetic technique. The text is divided into nine sections; the respiratory pathway, the heart, the vertebral canal, the peripheral nerves; The Autonomic Nervous System; The Cranial Nerves; The Orbit and its contents; The Anatomy of Pain and Zones of Anaesthetic Interest.

The eighth edition has fully expanded and updated text; and includes new and improved illustrations.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: William A. McDade, M.D., Ph.D.(University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)
Description: This is a comprehensive written and pictorial description of the anatomy of interest to anesthesiologists. It is arranged by anatomical structure and focuses on the cardiorespiratory system, specific nerves, and specific zones of anesthetic interest. There is a brief description of the anatomy of pain perception.
Purpose: This eighth edition is written to assist the anesthesiologist in understanding all of the anatomical structures of importance in humans; it is not simply an atlas of regional anesthesia. Such an approach is laudable because anesthesiologists require expert knowledge of airway structures, the lungs and heart, the position of blood vessels, and the interrelation between structures; not simply the course of nerves to effect placement of nerve blocks. The careful descriptions and simple figures allow readers to appreciate the anatomy and frequent practical technical anesthesia points enhance the material.
Audience: The book is written for practicing anesthesiologists and is suitable for trainees. The author notes that the teaching of anatomy is necessary for the safe practice of anesthesia. Further, this is recognized by examiners who frequently ask questions on anatomy in certifying examinations making this updated, concise review most relevant.
Features: Each chapter covers an anatomical structure. The narrative provides the physical description and often the developmental anatomy. There a number of original line drawings with appropriate labeling and simple coloring. Occasionally there are specific references as to how the anatomy affects anesthetic care of patients. Technical information regarding laryngoscopy, airway assessment, placement of needles for nerve blocks, and location of vascular structures for cannulation are provided. The authors describe all the details. Unfortunately, there are no references.
Assessment: The eighth edition does not add significant new content to its predecessor, but the quality of construction of the new version is far better than that of the previous edition whose binding was poorly done and whose appearance was quite bland. However, it is still a most useful entry and should be available to any physician who desires to truly understand the anatomic relations of the structures manipulated daily in the practice of anesthesiology.
Richard I. Cook
This is the seventh edition of this book on anatomy particularly directed to the needs of anesthetists. The book has achieved substantial standing among anesthesia practitioners, and this latest edition will maintain that position. Although intended for the practitioner, medical students, nurses, and residents in training will also find the book easy to read and possessed of a clarity of style, both in writing and illustration, that is unusual in medical texts. The eight main divisions comprise nearly 50 distinct topics in a straightforward, logically organized manner. The book is especially remarkable for the quality of the line drawings, which include careful, deliberate use of color and shading. The drawings would be useful in teaching or to help explain anatomic issues to patients and families. It is also worth noting that the choice of typeface and arrangement of text on the pages give the book a pleasing appearance that Jan Tschichold would appreciate. This book is handsome enough to serve as a gift for any practitioner.
Booknews
The new edition (last, 1993) of this anatomy textbook for anesthetists continues to be organized into eight chapters: the respiratory pathway; the heart; the vertebral canal and its contents; the peripheral nerves; the automatic nervous system; the cranial nerves; the anatomy of pain; and zones of anesthetic interest. It provides an understanding of the anatomy of the airway, the function of the lungs, the circulation, venous access, monitoring neuromuscular block, and many other aspects of practical anesthesia, keeping in mind the requirements of the anesthetist daily practice. This edition also includes much updated nomenclature and a number of new, single-color illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

3 Stars from Doody
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405106634
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/15/2003
  • Edition description: 8th Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.95 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Respiratory Pathway 1
Pt. 2 The Heart 71
Pt. 3 The Vertebral Canal and its Contents 95
Pt. 4 The Peripheral Nerves 137
Pt. 5 The Autonomic Nervous System 213
Pt. 6 The Cranial Nerves 233
Pt. 7 The Anatomy of Pain 285
Pt. 8 Zones of Anaesthetic Interest 297
Index 349
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)