Oxford American Handbook of Anesthesiology

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Overview


Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners.

The Oxford American Handbook of Anesthesiology is a reliable manual that is geared for quick access, covering a full range of drug options and presenting guidelines for safe and effective patient care. At over 1100 pages in pocket format, it is comprehensive yet thin and light and also uses concise bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This handbook is ideal for students and residents who want a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook series.

Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Anesthesiology?

The design....
The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers.

The interior layout....
The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference.

The information....
The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively.

The history....
Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world.

The price....
You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

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Reviewer: Tariq M. Malik, MD (University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)
Description: This concise and clear review covers almost every common practical situation in the daily practice of anesthesia.
Purpose: The book carries on in the tradition of the Oxford Handbook series, which strives to provide comprehensive, evidence-based information in a handy fashion. The book fully satisfies that goal. In anesthesia, quite often time is of the essence and it is not uncommon for a practitioner to need a handy source of information to quickly come up with an anesthetic plan for some unfamiliar situation. This book goes a long way in being that source of information.
Audience: The book is intended for students, residents, and practicing anesthesiologists. It covers all major and minor topics in a clear, precise, clinical fashion.
Features: The first section of 13 chapters deals with the preoperative and preanesthetic assessment, covering the anesthetic implications of different organ dysfunctions in separate chapters. The chapter on consent and anesthetic risk has one of the best discussions I have read on the topic. The 18 chapters in the second section discuss anesthetic considerations for different surgical specialties, including vascular, thoracic, ENT, neurosurgery, plastic, and orthopedic surgery as well as same day surgery, laser surgery and CT/MRI imaging. Separate sections are dedicated to obstetric anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, and anesthesia for emergencies, as well as acute pain and regional anesthesia. The last chapter is especially worth mentioning, with its useful hard facts, including equations, lab values, graphs, etc. The book is very clear in its objective and comprehensive in its approach. The authors are very clear about what they what to include or exclude.
Assessment: The book is meant to be an everyday companion for the anesthesiologist or student. It is sturdy, built to withstand even rough handling. It is a source of useful and practical information at a moment's notice. Every topic is presented in way that the pertinent information can be gathered quickly without wasting time. The book includes not just hard facts and numbers, but also a clinical approach to the patient. In short, it definitely has a place in every resident's and anesthesiologist's pocket.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2009

    Great concise read

    This is an excellent review book - gives alot of information in concise paragraphs. THis book is best used to brush up on a topic. I often use it before starting emergency cases when there isn't enough time to do in depth reading.

    I highly recommend this for any medical student interested in anesthesia and residents in training.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 28, 2009

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