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Anesthesiology, Third Edition / Edition 3

Anesthesiology, Third Edition / Edition 3


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Written by an internationally known team of experts, Anesthesiology, Third Edition provides a 360-degree view of the field, covering all the anesthetic considerations from preoperative preparation through postoperative care, and the full breadth of anesthesia practice, including pain medicine and critical care medicine. Presented in full color and updated to capture the latest breakthroughs and advances, Anesthesiology is designed to provide the practitioner with an authoritative single-source reference that spans the full spectrum of anesthesia practice.

Much more than a how-to manual of anesthetic techniques, Anesthesiology, Third Edition presents an accessible compilation of concepts and principles that affirms its status as the cornerstone text in anesthesiology. This edition emphasizes important trends in both the specialty and healthcare in general. These trends include team-based anesthesia care, the remarkable growth of pain medicine practice, and the expanded need for clinicians who are skilled in the practice of critical care medicine.


  • Four new pain medicine chapters, plus an expanded section on anesthetic considerations and perioperative management of co-existing disease
  • Key Points and Key References encapsulate must-know information and guide you to important articles for further research
  • Balanced presentations present clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and scientific foundations of anesthesia practice
  • Essential for residents and students preparing for initial certification, and for practitioners preparing for recertification

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071848817
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1696
Sales rank: 789,057
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

David Longnecker, MD is Robert D. Dripps Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania.
Sean Mackey, MD is Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and Redlich Professor of Anesthesiology, Stanford University.
Mark Newman, MD is Chairman, Department of Anesthesia, Duke University.
Warren Sandberg, MD is Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University.
Warren Zapol, MD is Reginald Jenney Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction to Anesthesiology
1 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 Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Anesthesia Practice
PART 2 Preparing for Anesthesia
5 Overview of Preoperative Assessment and Management
6 The Anesthetic Plan for Healthy Patients
7 Preoperative Assessment of Newborns and Children
8 Appropriate and Effective Use of Consultants
9 The Patient With Cardiovascular Disease
10 The Patient With Pulmonary Disease
11 The Patient With Neuromuscular, Skeletal Disease, or Movement Disorders
12 The Patient With Endocrine Disease
13 The Patient With Renal Disease
14 The Patient With Hepatic Disease
15 The Patient With Anemia and Coagulation Disorders
16 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
17 The Geriatric Patient
18 The Pregnant Patient
19 The Obese Patient
20 The Patient With a Substance Use Disorder
PART 3 Safety and Risk Reduction in Anesthesia
21 Anesthesia Risk
22 Quality Improvement in Anesthesia: Taking a Generative, Not Reactive, Approach
23 Surgical Positioning: Physiology and Perioperative Implications
24 Environmental Safety
PART 4 Managing Anesthesia Care
Section A: Monitoring the Anesthesia Patient
25 Perioperative Information Management Systems
26 Hemodynamic Monitoring
27 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Systematic Approach
28 Monitoring Respiratory Function
29 Intraoperative Neurologic Monitoring
30 Monitoring and Managing Neuromuscular Blockade
31 Monitoring and Managing Perioperative Electrolyte Abnormalities, Acid-Base Disorders, and Fluid Replacement
Section B: Managing the Airway
32 Airway Management
Section C: Anesthesia Drugs and Drug Delivery Systems
33 Mechanisms of General Anesthetic Action
34 Inhalational Anesthetics
35 Anesthesia Delivery System
36 Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Applied Clinical Pharmacology for the Practitioner
37 Intravenous Anesthetics
38 Opioid Analgesics
39 Total Intravenous Anesthesia
40 Cardiovascular Drugs
41 Local Anesthetics
Section D: Regional Anesthesia
42 Neuraxial Anesthesia
43 Paravertebral Anesthesia
44 Peripheral Nerve Blocks
45 Preventing and Managing Adverse Outcomes During Regional Anesthesia
Section E: Specialty Areas of Anesthetic Practice
46 Neuroanesthesia
47 Cardiac Anesthesia
48 Anesthesia for Surgical Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease
49 Thoracic Anesthesia
50 Anesthesia for Major Vascular Surgery
51 Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Surgery
52 Anesthesia for Liver Surgery and Transplantation
53 Anesthesia for Heart or Lung Transplantation
54 Anesthesia for Kidney, Pancreas, or Other Organ Transplantation
55 Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease
56 Anesthetic Considerations for Genitourinary and Renal Surgery
57 Anesthesia for Obstetric Care and Gynecologic Surgery
58 Anesthesia for Newborn Surgical Emergencies
59 Anesthesia for Children
60 Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery
61 Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery
62 Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Surgery
63 Outpatient Anesthesia
64 Monitored Anesthesia Care and Non–Operating Room Anesthesia
PART 5 Postoperative Care of the Anesthesia Patient
65 Recovery of the Healthy Patient
66 Postoperative Complications
67 Management of Acute Postoperative Pain
PART 6 The Critically Ill Patient
68 The Pathophysiology of Critical Illness
69 Developing an Anesthetic Plan for the Critically Ill Patient
70 Evaluation of the Patient with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome
71 Evaluation and Anesthetic Management of the Burn-Injured Patient
72 Evaluation and Anesthetic Management of the Trauma Patient
73 Monitoring and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient
74 Postoperative Care of the Surgical ICU Patient
75 Hemodynamic Support of the Critically Ill Patient
76 Mechanical Ventilation for the Surgical Patient
77 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
PART 7 Special Considerations in Anesthesia Care
78 Blood and Blood Component Therapy
79 Cognitive Dysfunction after Anesthesia and Surgery
80 Protection of the Central Nervous System in Surgical Patients
81 Anaphylactic Reactions and Anesthesia
82 Malignant Hyperthermia
83 Thermoregulation and Perioperative Hypothermia
84 Genomic and Precision Medicine in Anesthesia Practice
PART 8 Care of the Chronic Pain Patient
85 Mechanisms of Chronic Pain
86 Common Pain Syndromes
87 Assessment of Chronic Pain
88 Pharmacological Management of Chronic Pain
89 Physical Rehabilitation for People with Chronic Pain
90 Pain Psychology for Perioperative and Chronic Pain Management
91 Multidisciplinary Care 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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