Nurse Anesthesia

Nurse Anesthesia

by John J. Nagelhout, Karen Plaus
     
 

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Long respected as the most comprehensive nurse anesthesia resource available, this new edition continues the tradition of bringing together leading experts to create a balanced reference that applies scientific principles to today’s clinical anesthesia practice. Inside you’ll find a solid introduction to the equipment and patient care techniques unique to…  See more details below

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Long respected as the most comprehensive nurse anesthesia resource available, this new edition continues the tradition of bringing together leading experts to create a balanced reference that applies scientific principles to today’s clinical anesthesia practice. Inside you’ll find a solid introduction to the equipment and patient care techniques unique to nurse anesthesia side-by-side with the cutting-edge research and application of evidence necessary to prepare you for tomorrow.

  • Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format.
  • An easy-to-use organization with basic principles covered first, followed by individual chapters for each surgical specialty, ensures you have the information you need to build your knowledge.
  • Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment enhance your understanding of complex information.
  • Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date and relevant clinical information you’ll use in daily practice.
  • The latest pharmacology information on pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs to keep you up-to-date.
  • Thoroughly updated references make finding the latest and most important research in the field quick and simple.
  • New chapters address legal issues, neonatal anesthesia, anesthesia education, clinical monitoring, regional anesthesia, unexpected complications, and more.
  • Expanded coverage of chemistry and physics as well as immunology makes these difficult fundamental topics easier to understand and apply to everyday practice.
  • Over 100 new images enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC(Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: This comprehensive book provides up-to-date, scientifically focused, and clinically relevant information for nurse anesthetists. Originally published in 1997, the previous edition was published in 2005.
Purpose: This resource has been written by experienced nurse anesthetists to provide essential information, ranging from basic scientific principles to patient management, for students and practitioners.
Audience: Both student and practicing nurse anesthetists are the intended audience.
Features: The book's five units cover professional issues, scientific foundations, technology related to anesthesia practice, preoperative preparation, and intraoperative management. These broad topics cover the spectrum of issues encountered in the profession of nurse anesthesia. The text is supported by useful tables, pictures, graphs, and drawings. The index is comprehensive and user-friendly.
Assessment: This is a wonderful comprehensive book for nurse anesthetists. This update is necessary to ensure that the information is current and evidence-based.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323081016
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/11/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1408
Sales rank:
835,466
File size:
27 MB
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