Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 4

Nurse Anesthesia / Edition 4

by John J. Nagelhout, Karen Plaus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416050256

ISBN-13: 9781416050254

Pub. Date: 02/11/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of both scientific principles and evidence-based practice. It offers a complete overview of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, and offers practical coverage of equipment and anesthesia management. This edition includes updated

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Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of both scientific principles and evidence-based practice. It offers a complete overview of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, and offers practical coverage of equipment and anesthesia management. This edition includes updated information on pharmacokinetics, clinical monitoring, drug delivery systems, and complications, and revises chapters on airway management and anesthesia for cardiac surgery. Written by leading nurse anesthesia experts John Nagelhout and Karen Plaus, this perennial bestseller prepares anesthesia students and CRNAs for today's clinical anesthesia practice.



• Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment
depict complex concepts and information.
An easy-to-use organization covers basic principles first, and builds on those with individual chapters for each surgical specialty.
UPDATED references make it quick and simple to find the latest and most important research in the field.
Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format.
Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information you’ll use in daily practice.
UPDATED pharmacology information includes pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs.


• Over 100 NEW photos and illustrations
enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts.
UPDATED Airway Management and Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery chapters are thoroughly revised.
NEW coverage includes robotics, screening applications, and non-operating room best practices.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416050254
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/11/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1408
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Nurse anesthesia : a history of challenge1
2Specialty practice of nurse anesthesia30
3Nurse anesthesia research : science of an orderly, purposeful, and systematic nature35
4General principles, pharmacodynamics, and drug receptor concepts52
5Pharmacokinetics60
6Pharmacokinetics of inhalation anesthetics75
7Inhalation anesthetics81
8Intravenous induction agents102
9Local anesthetics126
10Opioid agonists and antagonists149
11Neuromuscular blocking agents, reversal agents and their monitoring162
12Cardiac pharmacology196
13Additional drugs of interest222
14Chemistry and physics243
15Anesthesia equipment259
16Clinical monitoring in anesthesia308
17Preoperative evaluation and preparation of the patient332
18Fluids, electrolytes, and blood component therapy373
19Positioning for anesthesia and surgery390
20Airway management408
21Cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology425
22Cardiac anesthesia461
23Vascular surgery485
24Respiratory anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology511
25Respiratory anatomy : thoracic surgery574
26Neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuroanesthesia591
27Renal anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology632
28Hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disturbances665
29Anesthesia for laparoscopic surgery705
30Musculoskeletal system : anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology714
31The endocrine system737
32Hematology and anesthesia783
33Thermal injury and anesthesia796
34Trauma anesthesia810
35Outpatient anesthesia828
36Anesthesia for ear, nose, throat, and maxillofacial surgery858
37Anesthesia for ophthalmic procedures881
38Anesthesia for orthopedics and podiatry908
39The immune system and anesthesia926
40Anesthesia and laser surgery948
41Obesity and anesthesia practice962
42Regional anesthesia977
43Office-based anesthesia1031
44Obstetric anesthesia1052
45Pediatric anesthesia1097
46Geriatrics and anesthesia practice1133
47Postanesthesia recovery1141
48Pain management1157
49Anesthesia for therapeutic and diagnostic procedures1183

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