Handbook of Ambulatory Anesthesia / Edition 2
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Handbook of Ambulatory Anesthesia / Edition 2

by Rebecca S. Twersky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387733280

ISBN-13: 9780387733289

Pub. Date: 06/11/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

*Highly practical - everything you need to know if you're involved in perioperative care *Covers both the clinical and administrative aspects of ambulatory and office-based surgery *Second edition fully updated and expanded *Heavily supplemented with tables, figures, boxes and appendices for quick reference Surgical care has undergone a dramatic shift in the past

Overview

*Highly practical - everything you need to know if you're involved in perioperative care *Covers both the clinical and administrative aspects of ambulatory and office-based surgery *Second edition fully updated and expanded *Heavily supplemented with tables, figures, boxes and appendices for quick reference Surgical care has undergone a dramatic shift in the past few decades away from inpatient-hospital to ambulatory procedures. More and more, ambulatory surgical centers have become the facility of choice for many types of operations. Advances in minimally invasive surgery, anesthesia techniques and other technological advances will only increase this trend in the years ahead. Anesthesia practice continues to evolve, as well. Anesthesiologists in all settings must adjust their approaches to an ambulatory focus for patient selection, sedation, anesthesia, pain management, and postoperative recovery. Concise and clinically oriented, HANDBOOK OF AMBULATORY ANESTHESIA is designed to quickly and effectively steer the practitioner through the challenges and demands of daily practice. The editors and authors are all recognized experts whose outstading insights will bring readers back to this book again and again. The chapters are consistently formatted with introductory outlines, practical illustrations, informative boxes, clinically oriented tables, and key references. Highlights of the book include: - preoperative evaluation - anesthesia considerations for minimally invasive and advanced ambulatory surgery procedures - management of common clinical conditions for pediatric and adult patients - preoperative preparation - specific anesthesia techniques: sedation, regional, and general - anesthesia outside the O.R. - office-based anesthesia - recovery and discharge - quality management and accreditation- cost containment - administrative issues - appendix of most commonly referenced figures and tables In a busy practice, no ma

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387733289
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/11/2008
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2008
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preanesthesia Evaluation and Testing.- Minimally invasive and advanced ambulatory procedures.- Adult Clinical Challenges.- Pediatric clinical challenges.- Pediatric perioperative management.- Adult preoperative preparation: equipment and monitoring.- Sedation techniques.- Regional anesthesia.- General anesthesia.- Anesthesia outside the operating room.- Office-based anesthesia.- Postanesthesia care recovery and management.- Discharge process.- Quality management, regulation, and accreditation.- Ambulatory surgery center profitability, efficiency, and cost containment.- Administrative aspects of ambulatory surgery.

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