First Aid for the Anesthesiology Boards / Edition 1

First Aid for the Anesthesiology Boards / Edition 1

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First Aid for the Anesthesiology Boards / Edition 1

Turn to the proven First Aid formula to help you ace the Anesthesia Boards



"Clinicians seeking certification and recertification in anesthesiology will find this book invaluable as an aid in their preparation for examinations."—Doody's Review Service

Written by a team of residents from St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, this is a high-yield “insider's guide” to success on the anesthesia boards and in-service exams. The books presents quick, frequently-tested, high-yield facts based on the most recently administered exams. You will find this great for initial and last minute exam review and anesthesiologists will find it valuable as a refresher before recertification.


  • A complete one-stop review for in-service, written, and oral boards
  • Quick, high-yield facts review the most frequently tested topics
  • Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy
  • Margin notes reinforce must-know information
  • Covers all the subspecialties, including pediatric, obstetric, cardiac, and thoracic anesthesiology
  • Reviews the most common oral board topics
  • Great as a refresher for recertification

The High-Yield Content You Need to Ace the Anesthesia Boards:

Introduction: How to Succeed on the Boards,
Section 1: The Fundamentals of Anesthetic Management:
Anesthetic Pharmacology,
Physiology and Anesthesia,
Preoperative Evaluation,
Monitoring and Equipment,
Techniques for General Anesthesia,
Techniques for Regional Anesthesia,
Section 2: Anesthesia for the Subspecialties:
Pediatric Anesthesia,
Obstetric Anesthesia,
Cardiac Anesthesia,
Thoracic Anesthesia,
Vascular Anesthesia,
Neurosurgical Anesthesia,
Anesthesia for Trauma,
Critical Care,
Anesthesia for Ophthalmic and ENT Surgeries,
Anesthesia for GU Surgery,
Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease,
Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease,
Anesthesia for Transplantation,
Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery,
Anesthesia for Orthopaedic Surgery,
Anesthesia Outside of the ER,
Special Considerations for Anesthesia Practice,
Section 3:Common Oral Board Topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071471787
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 07/22/2010
Series: FIRST AID Specialty Boards Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 454
Sales rank: 1,290,829
Product dimensions: 8.78(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction: Guide to the ABA Part 1 Examination

Section I: The Fundamentals of Anesthetic Management

1. Anesthetic Pharmacology

2. Physiology and Anesthesia

3. Preoperative Evaluation

4. Anesthesia Machines

5. Monitoring and Equipment

6. Techniques for General Anesthesia

7. Regional Anesthesia

8. Postoperative Recovery

Section II: Anesthesia for the Subspecialties

9. Pediatric Anesthesia

10. Obstetric Anesthesia

11. Cardiac Anesthesia

12. Thoracic Anesthesia

13. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery

14. Neurosurgical Anesthesia

15. Anesthesia for Trauma

16. Critical Care

17. Pain Management

18. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic and ENT Surgeries

19. Anesthesia for Genitourinary Surgery

20. Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease

21. Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease

22. Anesthesia for Organ Transplantation

23. Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery

24. Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery

25. Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

26. Special Considerations in Anesthesia Practice

Section III: Common Oral Board Topics


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