Anesthesia Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 3

Anesthesia Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 3

by James Duke
     
 

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. A two-color page layout, a portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in anesthesia help you to better meet the challenges they face today. And, at no extra charge, you'll also receive online access to the complete contents of the text via Elsevier's innovative STUDENT CONSULT website. You'll still find

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The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. A two-color page layout, a portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in anesthesia help you to better meet the challenges they face today. And, at no extra charge, you'll also receive online access to the complete contents of the text via Elsevier's innovative STUDENT CONSULT website. You'll still find all of the features you rely on the Secret Series® for-a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, and tables and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, this new volume has the answers you need-in print and online. Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other disciplines. Download text to your handheld device. And a lot more. Each STUDENT CONSULT title comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, USMLE style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience.

• All chapters updated or completely re-written for this edition.
• Incorporates 75 figures, 15 of which are new to this edition.
• Utilizes a new, more streamlined structure.
• Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during a rotation or residency.
• Features a compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
• Makes information easier to find with a two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes.
• Identifies useful websites to make it easy to find additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in the online version.
• Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
• Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts.
• Offers access to the complete contents of the text and other features online via www.studentconsult.com.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560536123
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/23/2005
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

I. BASICS OF PATIENT MANAGEMENT

1. The Autonomic Nervous System
2. Oxygenation and Ventilation
3. Blood Gas and Acid-Base Analysis
4. Fluids and Electrolytes
5. Hemotherapy
6. Coagulation
7. Airway Management

II. PHARMACOLOGY

8. Volatile Anesthetics
9. Intravenous Induction Agents
10. Opioids
11. Benzodiazepines
12. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
13. Local Anesthetics
14. Inotropes and Vasoactive Drugs

III. PREPARING FOR ANESTHESIA

15. The Preoperative Evaluation
16. Preoperative Medication
17. The Anesthesia Machine
18. Anesthesia Circuits
19. Anesthesia Ventilators
20. Vaporizers
21. Patient Positioning

IV. PATIENT MONITORING AND PROCEDURES

22. Electrocardiography
23. Pulse Oximetry
24. Capnography
25. Monitoring Neuromuscular Function
26. Central Venous Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring
27. Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
28. Arterial Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring

V. PERIOPERATIVE PROBLEMS

29. Hypoxemia and Pulmonary Physiology
30. Hypercarbia
31. Hypotension
32. Hypertension
33. Awareness During Anesthesia
34. Cardiac Dysrhythmias
35. Temperature Monitoring and Disturbances
36. Postanesthetic Care and Complications

VI. ANESTHESIA AND SYSTEMIC DISEASE

37. Ischemic Heart Disease and Myocardial Infarction
38. Congestive Heart Failure
39. Valvular Heart Disease
40. Aorto-occlusive Disease
41. Cerebrovascular Insufficiency
42. Reactive Airway Disease
43. Aspiration
44. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
45. Pulmonary Hypertension and Vasodilator Therapy
46. Anesthesia and Perioperative Hepatic Dysfunction
47. Renal Function and Anesthesia
48. Increased Intracranial Pressure
49. Muscular Disorders and Neuropathies
50. Anesthetic Concerns in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
51. Anesthetic Management of Myasthenia Gravis
52. Malignant Hyperthermia
53. Alcoholism
54. Diabetes Mellitus
55. Thyroid and Adrenal Disease
56. Obesity
57. Anesthesia for Trauma
58. Anesthesia and Burns

VII. SPECIAL ANESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS

59. Neonatal Anesthesia
60. Pediatric Anesthesia
61. Fundamentals of Obstetric Anesthesia
62. Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia
63. High-Risk Obstetrics and Coexisting Disease
64. The Geriatric Patient
65. Outpatient Anesthesia
66. Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room
67. Artificial Cardiac Pacemakers
68. Congenital Heart Disease

VIII. REGIONAL ANESTHESIA

69. Spinal Anesthesia
70. Epidural Analgesia and Anesthesia
71. Peripheral Nerve Blocks

IX. ANESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS IN SELECTED SURGICAL PROCEDURES

72. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
73. Double-Lumen Endotracheal Tubes and One-Lung Ventilation
74. Somatosensory-Evoked Potentials and Spinal Surgery
75. Deliberate Hypotension
76. Anesthesia for Craniotomy
77. Laparoscopy
78. Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
79. Anesthetic Considerations for Laser Surgery
80. Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy

X. PAIN MANAGEMENT

81. Acute Pain Management
82. Chronic Pain

XI. CRITICAL CARE

83. Respiratory Therapy
84. Pulmonary Function Testing and Interpretation
85. Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
86. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in the Intensive Care Unit
87. Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit
88. Sepsis and the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
89. ARDS

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