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Overview

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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Kathleen M Woodruff, DNP (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.
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Reviewer: Kathleen M. Woodruff, RN, MS, CRNP(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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416050254
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/11/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1408
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Nurse anesthesia : a history of challenge 1
2 Specialty practice of nurse anesthesia 30
3 Nurse anesthesia research : science of an orderly, purposeful, and systematic nature 35
4 General principles, pharmacodynamics, and drug receptor concepts 52
5 Pharmacokinetics 60
6 Pharmacokinetics of inhalation anesthetics 75
7 Inhalation anesthetics 81
8 Intravenous induction agents 102
9 Local anesthetics 126
10 Opioid agonists and antagonists 149
11 Neuromuscular blocking agents, reversal agents and their monitoring 162
12 Cardiac pharmacology 196
13 Additional drugs of interest 222
14 Chemistry and physics 243
15 Anesthesia equipment 259
16 Clinical monitoring in anesthesia 308
17 Preoperative evaluation and preparation of the patient 332
18 Fluids, electrolytes, and blood component therapy 373
19 Positioning for anesthesia and surgery 390
20 Airway management 408
21 Cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology 425
22 Cardiac anesthesia 461
23 Vascular surgery 485
24 Respiratory anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology 511
25 Respiratory anatomy : thoracic surgery 574
26 Neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuroanesthesia 591
27 Renal anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology 632
28 Hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disturbances 665
29 Anesthesia for laparoscopic surgery 705
30 Musculoskeletal system : anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology 714
31 The endocrine system 737
32 Hematology and anesthesia 783
33 Thermal injury and anesthesia 796
34 Trauma anesthesia 810
35 Outpatient anesthesia 828
36 Anesthesia for ear, nose, throat, and maxillofacial surgery 858
37 Anesthesia for ophthalmic procedures 881
38 Anesthesia for orthopedics and podiatry 908
39 The immune system and anesthesia 926
40 Anesthesia and laser surgery 948
41 Obesity and anesthesia practice 962
42 Regional anesthesia 977
43 Office-based anesthesia 1031
44 Obstetric anesthesia 1052
45 Pediatric anesthesia 1097
46 Geriatrics and anesthesia practice 1133
47 Postanesthesia recovery 1141
48 Pain management 1157
49 Anesthesia for therapeutic and diagnostic procedures 1183
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