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Anesthesiology / Edition 2

Anesthesiology / Edition 2

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Keep pace with current anesthesiology practice—with the new edition of this standard-setting guide

This classic text—-written and edited by an internationally renowned author team—-defines today’s anesthesia practice for residents and practitioners alike. The book features crisp, readable prose that focuses on the most relevant topics in anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, critical care medicine, and pain medicine.


  • NEW Increased focus on perioperative medicine, including outstanding sections on pre-op assessment, critical care medicine, and pain management
  • NEW Expanded information on regional anesthesia reflects the best of current anesthesia practice, including ultrasound-guided techniques
  • NEW DVD with video clips of common procedures
  • Complete coverage that spans the entire field, including all of the anesthetic considerations, preparations, and procedures for the surgical patient, the pain patient, and critical care patient
  • Ideal for anesthesiology residents and practitioners preparing for the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) exam
  • Balanced presentation surveys clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and basic scientific foundations of anesthesiology practice
  • Timely emphasis on safety, quality, and patient-centered care
  • Learning aids such as key points, numerous tables and algorithms, and key references
  • Engaging full-color presentation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071785136
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/08/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1748
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

David E. Longnecker, MD, FRCA is the Robert D. Dripps Professor Emeritus from the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

David L. Brown, MD is Chair of the Anesthesiology Institute at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mark F. Newman, MD is the Merel H. Harmel Professor and Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Warren M. Zapol, MD is the Anesthetist-in-Chief in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the Reginald Jenney Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents



PART 1 The Specialty of Anesthesiology

1 The Evolution of Anesthesiology as a Clinical Discipline: A Lesson in Developing Professionalism

2 The Scope and Future of Anesthesia Practice

3 Safety and Quality: The Guiding Principles of Patient-Centered Care

4 The Role of Genomics in Anesthesia Practice

5 Ethics and Confl icts of Interest in Anesthesia Practice

PART 2 Preparing for Anesthesia

Section A: Approach to the Anesthesia Patient

6 Overview of Preoperative Assessment and Management

7 The Anesthetic Plan for Healthy Patients

Section B: Preoperative Evaluation of the Anesthesia Patient

8 Appropriate and Effective Use of Consultants

9 Evaluation of the Patient With Cardiovascular Disease

10 Evaluation of the Patient With a Diffi cult Airway

11 Evaluation of the Patient With Pulmonary Disease

12 Evaluation of the Patient With Neuromuscular, Skeletal, or Motion Disorders

13 Evaluation of the Patient With Endocrine
Disease or Diabetes

14 Evaluation of the Patient With Renal Disease

15 Evaluation of Patients With Hepatic Disease

16 Anesthetic Considerations for the Patient With Anemia and Coagulation Disorders

17 Evaluation of the Patient With Perioperative Malnutrition

18 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

19 Preoperative Assessment of the Newborn

20 Evaluation of Children

21 Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient

22 Evaluation of the Pregnant Patient

23 Evaluation of the Obese Patient

24 Evaluation of the Patient With Alcohol or Drug Addiction

PART 3 Safety and Risk Reduction in Anesthesia

25 Anesthesia Risk

26 Approaches to Quality Improvement in Anesthesia Care

27 Positioning of Patients for Operation

28 Environmental Safety

PART 4 Managing Anesthesia Care

29 Perioperative Information Management Systems

30 Hemodynamic Monitoring

31 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Systematic Approach

32 Monitoring Respiratory Function

33 Intraoperative Neurologic Monitoring

34 Monitoring and Managing Neuromuscular Blockade

35 Monitoring and Managing Perioperative Electrolyte Abnormalities, Acid–Base Disorders, and Fluid Replacement

Section B: Managing the Airway

36 Airway Management

Section C: Anesthesia Drugs and Drug Delivery Systems

37 Mechanisms of General Anesthetic Action

38 Pharmacology of Inhalational Anesthetics

39 Anesthesia Delivery System

40 Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Applied Clinical Pharmacology for the Practitioner

41 Pharmacology of Intravenous Anesthetics

42 Pharmacology of Opioid Analgesics

43 Total Intravenous Anesthesia

44 Cardiovascular Drugs

45 Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics

Section D: Regional Anesthesia

46 Incorporating Regional Anesthesia Into Anesthetic Practice

47 Neuraxial Anesthesia

48 Paravertebral Anesthesia

49 Peripheral Nerve Blocks

50 Managing Adverse Outcomes During Regional Anesthesia

Section E: Specialty Areas of Anesthetic Practice

51 Neuroanesthesia

52 Cardiac Anesthesia

53 Anesthesia for Surgical Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease: A Problem-Oriented Approach

54 Thoracic Anesthesia

55 Anesthesia for Major Vascular Surgery

56 Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Surgery

57 Anesthesia for Liver Surgery and Transplantation

58 Anesthesia for Heart or Lung Transplantation

59 Anesthesia for Kidney, Pancreas, or Other Organ Transplantation

60 Endocrine Surgery and Intraoperative Management of Endocrine Conditions

61 Anesthetic Considerations for Genitourinary and Renal Surgery

62 Anesthesia for Obstetric Care and Gynecologic Surgery

63 Aesthesia for Newborn Surgical Emergencies

64 Anesthesia for Children

65 Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery

66 Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery

67 Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Surgery

68 Outpatient Anesthesia

69 Monitored Anesthesia Care and Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

PART 5 Postoperative Care of the Anesthesia Patient

70 Recovery of the Healthy Patient

71 Postoperative Complications

72 Management of Acute Postoperative Pain

PART 6 The Critically Ill Patient

73 The Pathophysiology of Critical Illness

74 Evaluation of the Patient With Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

75 Evaluation and Anesthetic Management of the Burn-Injured Patient

76 Evaluation and Anesthetic Management of the Trauma Patient

77 Developing an Anesthetic Plan for a Critically Ill Patient

78 Monitoring and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient

79 Postoperative Care of the Noncardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patient

80 Hemodynamic Support of the Critically Ill Patient

81 Mechanical Ventilation for the Surgical Patient

82 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PART 7 Special Considerations in Anesthesia Care

83 Blood and Blood Component Therapy

84 Cognitive Dysfunction After Anesthesia and Surgery

85 Protection of the Central Nervous System in Surgical Patients

86 Anaphylactic Reactions and Anesthesia

87 Malignant Hyperthermia

88 Thermoregulation and Perioperative Hypothermia

PART 8 Care of the Chronic Pain Patient

89 Mechanisms of Chronic Pain

90 Common Pain Syndromes

91 Medical Management of Chronic Pain

92 Interventional Management of Chronic Pain

93 Cancer Pain and Palliative Care

PART 9 Practice-Related Issues

94 Legal Issues in Anesthesiology

95 Substance Dependence and Abuse in Anesthesia Care Providers

96 The Economics of Operating Room Anesthesia Practice

97 Practice Management



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