Handbook of Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 3

Handbook of Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 3

by John J. Nagelhout, Karen L. Zaglaniczny
     
 

This well-organized clinical reference contains fully updated information on common diseases, the latest diagnostic and surgical procedures, and common drugs — all in a format that fits neatly in the reader's pocket. Nurse anesthetists can reference this handbook daily for fast guidance on case management, disease processes, and anesthetic care for a variety

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This well-organized clinical reference contains fully updated information on common diseases, the latest diagnostic and surgical procedures, and common drugs — all in a format that fits neatly in the reader's pocket. Nurse anesthetists can reference this handbook daily for fast guidance on case management, disease processes, and anesthetic care for a variety of surgical procedures.

• Includes the most up-to-date knowledge and information for practicing nurse anesthetists and students
• Organized into three major content areas that clinical practitioners most often reference, Common Diseases, Surgical Procedures, and Drugs
• Consistent format presentation of the most common diseases encountered in surgical patients including definition, incidence and prevalence, etiology, laboratory results, clinical manifestations, treatment, anesthetic considerations, and prognosis
• Each surgical procedure is introduced with a brief description followed by preoperative assessments including health history, physical assessment and patient preparation, then anesthetic technique, perioperative management and postoperative implications
• Drugs are listed by generic names and include trade names and indications, anesthetic considerations, pharmacokinetics, dosages, and adverse effects

• Updated information on the JCAHO Standards for Monitoring & Administering Moderate Sedation/Analgesia
• Expanded coverage on alternative and complementary therapies, and important considerations and interactions with anesthetic agents
• Quick reviews of the latest surgical procedures include protocols for new laproscopic and laser surgeries
• The most current information related to disease processes, anesthetic care considerations, and case management for a variety of surgical procedures

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721603629
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/26/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Common Diseases

Section I: Cardiovascular System

Section II: Central Nervous System

Section III: Endocrine System

Section IV: Gastrointestinal System

Section V: Hematologic System

Section VI: Hepatic System

Section VII: Musculoskeletal System

Section VIII: Renal System

Section IX: Respiratory System

Section X: Other Conditions

Part 2: Common Procedures Topic Outline

Section I: Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia Considerations

Section II: Gastrointestinal System

Section III: Genitourinary System

Section IV: Head and Neck

Section V: Intrathoracic and Extrathoracic

Section VI: Neurologic System

Section VII: Neuroskeletal System

Section VIII: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Section IX: Orthopedics and Podiatry

Section X: Other Procedures

Section XI: Pediatrics

Section XII: Therapeutic/ Diagnostic Procedures

Section XIII: Vascular Surgery

Part 3: Drugs

Appendices:

I: Drugs

II: Standards of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

III: AANA Latex Allergy Protocol

IV: Malignant Hyperthermia Protocol

V: Difficult Airway Algorithm

VI: Hemodynamic Formulas

VII: Pulmonary Function Tests Values

VIII: Pediatric Conversion Factors

IX: Preoperative Laboratory Tests

X: Anesthetic Considerations for Herbal Medicines

XI: Preoperative Airway Examinations, Acceptable Endpoints, and Significance of Endpoints

XII: Fasting Guidelines for Healthy Patients (All Ages) Undergoing Elective Surgery

XIII: Consensus Formula For Fluid Resuscitation and Urine Output in Burn Patients (AMERICAN BURN ASSOCIATION)

XIV: Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection after Occupational Exposure

XV: Postanesthesia Scoring Systems

XVI: Neuromuscular Monitoring

XVII: Thoracic Surgery Considerations

XVIII: Hematology

XIX: List of Available MRI Compatible Equipment and Supplies

XX: Checklist of Requisites for Performance of Anesthesia in Remote Locations

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