NMS Clinical Manual of Anesthesiology

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Overview


New to the NMS Clinical Manual series: A concise pocket-sized manual written specifically for medical students on their anesthesia rotation. Written in a structured prose format, the book begins with an introductory overview of the anesthesia process the student is likely to encounter in the form of a clinical case. Various steps and considerations are discussed that involve prescribing, administering and monitoring anesthesia. Internal chapters are skills-based and highly procedural oriented. The final chapter cites a case study that ties together the entire process. It contains only the essential information a student needs to succeed in their brief yet important anesthesia rotation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781737388
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Series: National Medical Series for Independent Study Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 186
  • Sales rank: 803,328
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 7.24 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction: Anesthesiology Past and Present 1
Pt. I Perioperative Anesthetic Management 7
2 Overview: A Simple General Anesthetic 9
3 Pharmacology and Delivery of Inhalation Anesthetics 17
4 Pharmacology of Intravenous Anesthetics and Adjuncts 27
5 Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics and Regional Anesthesia 38
6 Perioperative Monitoring 51
7 Intravenous Sedation 64
8 Preoperative Assessment and Perioperative Management of Systemic Disease 70
9 Intravenous Access and Perioperative Fluid Management 80
10 Airway Management and Ventilation 86
11 Common Intraoperative Problems and Their Management 98
12 The Postanesthesia Care Unit and Management of Common Postoperative Problems 110
13 Putting It All Together: An Anesthesia Case Study 123
Pt. II Anesthesiology Specialty Areas 133
14 Ambulatory Anesthesia 135
15 Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery 142
16 Obstetric Anesthesia 154
17 Pain Management 164
Index 173
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2003

    Excellent Pocketbook

    Thought the book was well organized and covered alot of pertinent subjects and algorithms commonly aked about and seen in everyday anesthesia practice. Also the fact that the handbook can easily fit into a lab coat pocket makes it a great quick reference while in the hospital. Although anesthesiology is an enormous subject the pocketbook book fullfills its purpose as a quick reference. I would recommend it to any fourth year on an anesthesia elective.

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