Relied on for over 20 years by resident and practicing anesthesiologists and CRNAs, this best-selling pocket reference is now in its Seventh Edition. In easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods and in the ICU. The book has been written, reviewed, updated, and field-tested by the internationally recognized anesthesia department of the Massachusetts General Hospital. This edition includes new information on quality assessment, patient safety, the electronic medical record, and new techniques and medications. A new design makes information easier to access. An alphabetical drug appendix is also included. A PDA version of this edition will also be available.
Table of Contents
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia Mary Kraft and Stephanie L. Roundtree Specific Considerations with Cardiac Disease Hovig Chitilian and Johnica Eyvazzadeh Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease Ricardo R. Rivera and Kenneth E. Shepherd Specific Considerations with Renal Disease Ward Reynolds Maier and Jason M. Isa Specific Considerations with Liver Disease Stacey Lynn Remchuk and Wilton C. Levine Specific Considerations with Endocrine Disease Robin Kelly Guillory, Robert A. Peterfreund, and Stephanie L. Lee Infectious Diseases and Infection Control in Anesthesia Rebecca Aslakson and Judith Hellman Safety in Anesthesia Sara Naomi Goldhaber-Fiebert and Jeffrey B. Cooper The Anesthesia Machine Greg Ginsburg and Jane C. Ballantyne Monitoring Arthur J. Tokarczyk and Warren S. Sandberg Intravenous and Inhalation Anesthetics Owais Saifee and Ken Solt Neuromuscular Blockade Jaianand S. Sethee and Peter F. Dunn Airway Evaluation and Management Matthew W. Zeleznik and Peter F. Dunn Administration of General Anesthesia Stuart A. Forman and Roy P.H. Yang Local Anesthetics Ping Jin and Jeannie C. Min Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia May Pian-Smith and Takefumi Nishida Regional Anesthesia Deepal Sidhu and George Pasvankas Intra-anesthetic Problems Keith Baker and Deborah A. Stadfelt Perioperative Hemodynamic Control Vilma Ortiz and Philip K. Lau Anesthesia for Abdominal Surgery Marjorie A. Podraza and John J.A. Marota Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery Paul A. Alfille and Jeanna Viola Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery Edward Bittner and Michael David Kaufman Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery Edwin G. Avery and George A. Mashour Anesthesia for Neurosurgery Michele Szabo and George A. Mashour Anesthesia for Head and Neck Surgery Tzuhao Harry Wu and Martin A. Acquadro Anesthesia for Urologic Surgery William R. Kimball and Ross Blank Anesthesia for Geriatric Patients Zhongcong Xie and Jill Lanahan Anesthesia for Surgical Emergencies in the Neonate Jesse Roberts and Ion Hobai Anesthesia for Pediatric Surgery Susan Vassallo and Hemanth A. Baboolal Anesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynecology Ritu Kapoor, Jeannie C. Min, and Lisa Leffert Ambulatory Anesthesia Sissela Park and Lisa Warren Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room John J.A. Marota Anesthesia for Trauma and Burns Keith Baker and Ala Nozari Transfusion Therapy Rae Allain and Jonathan E. Charnin The Postanesthesia Care Unit Loreta Grecu and Dragos Diaconescu Perioperative Respiratory Failure Luca M. Bigatello and Amy Lu Adult, Pediatric, and Newborn Resuscitation Bradley E. Randel and Richard M. Pino Pain Salahadin Abdi and Adrian Hamburger Complementary and Alternative Medicine Margaret Gargarian, P. Grace Harrell, and Meraj M. Mohiuddin Ethical and End-of-Life Issues Rae Allain and Aalok Agarwala Appendix I: Supplementary Drug Information Jonathan G. Hsiao and Eric Corey Matten Appendix II: Normal Laboratory Values for Blood Jonathan G. Hsiao and Eric Corey Matten