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Basics of Anesthesia

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The undisputed leading text in its market, Basics of Anesthesia, 7th Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical topics in anesthesiology. Drs. Manuel C. Pardo, Jr. and Ronald D. Miller, in conjunction with many new contributors, have ensured that all chapters are thoroughly up to date and reflect the latest advances in today's practice. Unparalleled authorship, concise text, easy-to-read chapters, and a user-friendly format make this text the #1 primer on the scope and practice of anesthesiology. Presents the combined expertise of two of the most prolific and renowned anesthesia experts worldwide, along with more than 80 expert contributing authors. Uses a concise, at-a-glance format to cover both the basic science and essential clinical aspects of the field, including pathophysiology, pharmacology, regional anesthesia, anesthetic management, and special problems and patient groups. Features high-quality images that offer a detailed visual understanding of regional anesthesiology and much more. Includes new topics and chapters on Neurotoxicity of Anesthesia, Palliative Care, Sleep Medicine, Perioperative Surgical Home, Trauma, and Natural/Human-Induced Disasters. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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Table of Contents

SECTION I INTRODUCTION 1. Scope of Anesthesia Practice 2. Learning Anesthesia 3. Anesthesia Information Systems SECTION II PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY 4. Basic Pharmacologic Principles 5. Clinical Cardiac and Pulmonary Physiology 6. Autonomic Nervous System 7. Inhaled Anesthetics 8. Intravenous Anesthetics 9. Opioids 10. Local Anesthetics 11. Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs 12. Anesthesia Neurotoxicity SECTION III PREOPERATIVE PREPARATION AND INTRAOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT 13. Preoperative Evaluation and Medication 14. Choice of Anesthetic Technique 15. Anesthesia Delivery Systems 16. Airway Management 17. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia 18. Peripheral Nerve Blocks 19. Positioning and Associated Risks 20. Anesthetic Monitoring 21. Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gas Analysis 22. Hemostasis 23. Fluid Management 24. Blood Therapy SECTION IV SPECIAL ANESTHETIC CONSIDERATIONS 25. Cardiovascular Disease 26. Congenital Heart Disease 27. Chronic Pulmonary Disease 28. Renal, Liver, and Biliary Tract Disease 29. Nutritional, Gastrointestinal, and Endocrine Disease 30. Central Nervous System Disease 31. Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology 32. Orthopedics 33. Obstetrics 34. Pediatrics 35. Elderly Patients 36. Organ Transplantation 37. Outpatient Surgery 38. Anesthesia for Procedures in Non-Operating Room Locations SECTION V THE RECOVERY PERIOD 39. Postanesthesia Recovery 40. Perioperative Pain Management SECTION VI CONSULTANT ANESTHETIC PRACTICE 41. Critical Care Medicine 42. Anesthesia for Trauma 43. Natural and Human-induced Disasters 44. Chronic Pain Management 45. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 46. Operating Room Management 47. Awareness under Anesthesia 48. Quality and Patient Safety 49. Palliative Care 50. Sleep Medicine 51. Perioperative Surgical Home APPENDICES Basic Standards for Preanesthesia Care Standards for Basic Anesthetic Monitoring Standards for Postanesthesia Care

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