Essentials of Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 1

Essentials of Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 1

by Laura Wild McIntosh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070765375

ISBN-13: 9780070765375

Pub. Date: 10/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

This comprehensive review text is designed for students and practicing nurse anesthetists studying for certification and recertification exams. It is based on the content outline for the licensing exams and is written exclusively by certified nurse anesthetists. Its perspective includes all the specific and special considerations necessary for the nurse anesthetists,…  See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive review text is designed for students and practicing nurse anesthetists studying for certification and recertification exams. It is based on the content outline for the licensing exams and is written exclusively by certified nurse anesthetists. Its perspective includes all the specific and special considerations necessary for the nurse anesthetists, as well as a solid general review of anesthesia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070765375
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1Safety, Quality, and Legal Standards3
2Chemistry, Physics, and Biochemistry19
3Principles of Pharmacology47
4Pharmacology of Intravenous Agents57
5Inhaled Anesthetics71
6Patient Monitoring81
AppendixAANA Monitoring Standards101
7Anesthesia Equipment and Delivery Systems103
8Patient Preparation and Preoperative Assessment137
9Airway Management149
10Positioning171
11Fluid Management and Blood Replacement191
12Electrolytes and Acid - Base Balance205
13Regional Anesthesia213
14Central Nervous System233
15Cardiovascular System251
16Respiratory System269
17Endocrine System287
18The Hepatic System301
19The Renal System319
20Hematology337
21Cardiothoracic Anesthesia355
22Neuroanesthesia373
23Anesthesia for Abdominal/Genitourological Surgery383
24Anesthesia for Eye, Head and Neck Surgery393
25Pediatric Anesthesia411
26Obstetric Anesthesia429
27Orthopedic Anesthesia439
28Geriatric Anesthesia453
29Ambulatory Anesthesia465
30Anesthesia for the Trauma Patient477
31Complications during Anesthesia499
AppendixAANA Latex Allergy Protocol513
32Anesthesia for Specialty Areas517
Index535

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