Reference Books

Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases
Lee Fleisher
Edition 6 (2012)
Your awareness of uncommon diseases and possible complications is vital to successful anesthetic patient management. Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases, 6th Edition, brings you up to date with new information on less commonly seen diseases and conditions, including the latest evidence and management guidelines. This unique medical reference book is essential for a complete understanding of today's best options and potential difficulties in anesthesia. Improve your ability to successfully manage every patient, including those with rare diseases or conditions. Avoid complications with unique coverage of an important aspect of anesthetic management. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at - fully searchable! Stay current with all-new chapters on adult congenital heart disease, rheumatic diseases, and the cancer patient, plus many more revisions throughout. Get outstanding visual guidance with hundreds of illustrations, now in full color. Understand uncommon diseases to avoid anesthetic complications!
Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications
Jan Ehrenwert, James Eisenkraft, James Berry
Edition 2 (2013)
Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Jan Ehrenwerth and Dr. James B. Eisenkraft, offers expert, highly visual, practical guidance on the full range of delivery systems and technology used in practice today. It equips you with the objective, informed answers you need to ensure optimal patient safety. Make informed decisions by expanding your understanding of the physical principles of equipment, the rationale for its use, delivery systems for inhalational anesthesia, systems monitoring, hazards and safety features, maintenance and quality assurance, special situations/equipment for non-routine adult anesthesia, and future directions for the field. Ensure patient safety with detailed advice on risk management and medicolegal implications of equipment use. Apply the most complete and up-to-date information available on machines, vaporizers, ventilators, breathing systems, vigilance, ergonomics, and simulation. Visualize the safe and effective use of equipment thanks to hundreds of full-color line drawings and photographs. Access the complete text and images online, fully searchable, at
Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
James DiNardo, David Zvara
Edition 3 (2007)
This comprehensive, state of the art overview of pediatric and adult cardiac anesthesia brings together all the latest developments in this rapidly developing field. This text is intended both as a reference and for daily use by practicing and prospective anesthesiologists. Thoroughly updated for its third edition, Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery fills the gap between encyclopaedic references and brief outlines, presenting just the right amount of information to guide trainees and practitioners who care for cardiac surgical patients. This edition features: The introduction of Dr Zvara as co-editor A new chapter on Special Considerations Practical clinical information coupled with comprehensive descriptions of physiology Key facts and tables summarized for convenient access This essential resource will prove invaluable for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists.
Reference   Pediatric   Cardiac  
Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease
Dean Andropoulos, Stephen Stayer, Isobel Russell, Emad Mossad
Edition 3 (2015)
The third edition of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, the recognized gold-standard reference in this field, offers a major update and expansion of the textbook to reflect the ongoing development of the practice of pediatric and congenital cardiac anesthesia and the burgeoning knowledge base in this exciting field. Includes two new chapters addressing key areas; anesthetic and sedative neurotoxicity in the patient with congenital heart disease, and anesthesia in the patient with pulmonary hypertension Now in full color, with over 200 illustrations and photographs Includes procedural video presentations covering important aspects of congenital cardiac anesthetic practice, such as invasive monitoring catheter insertion, airway management, cardiopulmonary bypass techniques, and basic transesophageal echocardiography Multiple-choice questions accompany each chapter covering the most crucial learning points to optimize the learning experience for readers at all levels
Reference   Pediatric   Cardiac  
Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures
Richard Jaffe
Edition 5 (2014)
Anesthesiologists Manual of Surgical Procedures, 5e is your top-to-bottom guide to anesthetic technique, containing everything you need to know for effective perioperative management of patients. With so many moving variables before, during, and after surgery, it’s crucial to understand the best practices for successful anesthetic care. This instructive text accounts for each variable immaculately, presenting all anesthetic considerations in a clear, templated format, detailing each treatment option then refining and summarizing all courses of action in easy-to-read tables. If you’re an anesthesiologist, anesthesia resident, or CRNA, this new Fifth Edition will guide you through all operative scenarios and ensure the highest standards of anesthetic practice. Features: Full color illustrations and photographs Each procedure covered from both the surgeon and anesthesiologist’s perspectives Summary tables distill each procedure for easy review Electronic version includes links to procedures Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.
Reference   Case-based  
David Longnecker, Mark Newman, Warren Zapol, Warren Sandberg, Sean Mackey
Edition 3 (2017)
The gold-standard text in anesthesiology – from the field’s brightest, most respected minds 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. Features: • 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
A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children
Charles Cote, Jerrold Lerman, Brian Anderson
Edition 5 (2013)
Provide optimal anesthetic care to your young patients with A Practice of Anesthesia in Infants and Children, 5th Edition, by Drs. Charles J. Cote, Jerrold Lerman, and Brian J. Anderson. 110 experts representing 10 different countries on 6 continents bring you complete coverage of the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children - covering standard techniques as well as the very latest advances. Find authoritative answers on everything from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU. Get a free laminated pocket reference guide inside the book! Quickly review underlying scientific concepts and benefit from expert information on preoperative assessment and anesthesia management, postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures. Stay on the cutting edge of management of emergence agitation, sleep-disordered breathing and postoperative vomiting; the use of new devices such as cuffed endotracheal tubes and new airway devices; and much more. Familiarize yourself with the full range of available new drugs, including those used for premedication and emergence from anesthesia. Benefit from numerous new figures and tables that facilitate easier retention of the material; new insights from neonatologists and neonatal pharmacologists; quick summaries of each chapter; and more than 1,000 illustrations that clarify key concepts. Access the entire text online, fully searchable, at, plus an extensive video library covering simulation, pediatric airway management, burn injuries, ultra-sound guided regional anesthesia, and much more; and new online-only sections, tables and figures.
Reference   Pediatric  
Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice
David Chestnut, Cynthia Wong, Lawrence Tsen, Warwick Ngan Kee, Yaakov Beilin, Jill Mhyre
Edition 5 (2014)
From basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications, the meticulously updated, fifth edition of Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia. An editorial team of leading authorities presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. New chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters cover topics such as psychiatric disorders in the pregnant patient, neurologic disorders, and critical care of obstetric patients. With online access to the full text, it is an invaluable, comprehensive reference textbook for specialists in obstetric anesthesiology and obstetricians, as well as anesthesiology and obstetric residents. This book also serves as a clear, user-friendly guide for both anesthesiologists and obstetricians who are in clinical practice. Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care. Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world. Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios. Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference. Stay current on the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and new chapters on topics such as patient safety and team approach, transthoracic echocardiography and noninvasive measurement of cardiac output in obstetric patients, psychiatric disorders during pregnancy, neurologic injuries, and more. Prevent and plan for potential complications associated with the advancing age of pregnant women. An extensive, state-of-the art discussion of "critical care of obstetric patients" equips you to address any special considerations for this increasing segment. Know exactly how to proceed. An abundance of tables and boxes illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios. Choose the best drugs available while adhering to the most recent guidelines for obstetric anesthesia. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.
Reference   OB  
Clinical Anesthesia
Paul Barash, Michael Cahalan, Bruce Cullen, M. Christine Stock, Robert Stoelting, Rafael Ortega
Edition 8 (2017)
Where experts turn for definitive answers! Clinical Anesthesia covers the full spectrum of clinical issues and options in anesthesiology, providing insightful coverage of pharmacology, physiology, co-existing diseases, and surgical procedures. Unmatched in its clarity and depth of coverage as well as its robust multimedia features, this classic clinical reference brings you the very latest essential knowledge in the field, equipping you to effectively apply today’s standards of care and make optimal clinical decisions on behalf of your patients. Key Features: Apply the latest know-how with a new chapter on cardiovascular pharmacology…new coverage of autonomic pharmacology…a greatly expanded Clinical Updates section…updated coverage of occupational hazards…and many other important additions. Focus on the most essential information with Key Points in every chapter. Advance your skills with over 175 new Narrated Interactive Clinical Vignettes – which immerse you in a virtual classroom setting where a master teacher guides you through a focused discussion on common and uncommon clinical topics. A clinical question is posed, and you are given time to develop an appropriate answer. Then, in a stepwise fashion, you will see and hear the answer unfold. In addition to the Interactive vignettes, the ebook also comes with a collection of over 270 procedural videos to help hone your technique. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
Complications in Anesthesia
Lee Fleisher, Stanley Rosenbaum
Edition 3 (2017)
Using a unique, problem-solving approach, Complications in Anesthesia, 3rd Edition, walks you through effective solutions to common complications in anesthesia and critical care. This practical reference uses a highly structured, clearly illustrated format to bring you up to date with what’s new in the field, help you anticipate potential challenges, and guide you through life-saving solutions. Presents content in an updated, logical organization covering various types of complications (drugs, testing, intubation, line insertion, surgical procedures, etc.) followed by differential diagnosis and treatment of signs of complications (intraoperative, such as hypoxia or hypotension; and postoperative, such as MI). Follows a problem-based, practice-oriented approach throughout; case synopses are followed by concise coverage of recognition, risk assessment, implications, management, and prevention. Allows you to review the case reports, contemplate the implications, then check your response against what the experts have to say. Includes numerous photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables that illustrate key concepts. Ideal as a clinical reference and as a study tool when preparing for oral boards. Brings you up to date with new safety standards and the latest ASA guidelines. Expert Consult™ 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.
Cottrell and Patel's Neuroanesthesia
James Cottrell, Piyush Patel
Edition 6 (2016)
Featuring new co-editor Piyush Patel, MD, the updated edition of Cottrell and Patel's Neuroanesthesia continues to serve as the definitive reference on this important field of medicine. Clinically oriented chapters are clearly organized and cover key clinical points, case presentations, and discussions, delivering the complete and authoritative guidance you need to ensure optimal perioperative safety for neurosurgical patients. Integrates current scientific principles with the newest clinical applications. Explains what to do under any set of circumstances, the logic behind why it should be done, and how to avoid complications. Clear conceptual illustrations make complex concepts easier to understand at a glance. Comprehensive and broad coverage of all important aspects of neuroanesthesia enables you to find reliable answers to any clinical question. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Access brand-new information to keep you current! All chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in neurosurgical anesthesia. A completely reorganized TOC offers easier access to information. Covers the latest advances in neuromodality monitoring ― brain tissue oxygenation oximetry; microdialysis; and depth of anesthesia. Includes a brand-new chapter on end-of-life care and the diagnosis and management of brain death, as well as a new chapter on minimally invasive techniques. New information on Parkinson’s disease has been added to the chapter on Awake Craniotomy.
Hagberg and Benumof's Airway Management
Carin Hagberg
Edition 4 (2017)
Anesthesiologists, residents, and advanced practice practitioners alike rely upon the comprehensive content of Hagberg and Benumof’s Airway Management to remain proficient in this essential area. The 4th Edition, by Drs. Carin A. Hagberg, Carlos A. Artime, and Michael F. Aziz, continues the tradition of excellence with coverage of new devices and algorithms, new research, new outcomes reporting, and much more – while retaining a concise, how-to approach; carefully chosen illustrations; and case examples and analysis throughout. Offers expert, full-color guidance on pre- and post-intubation techniques and protocols, from equipment selection through management of complications. Includes access to more than 25 videos online, including ultrasonography and non-invasive airway management and flexible scope intubation. Includes the latest ASA guidelines, as well as six all-new chapters including airway management in nonoperating room locations (NORA), airway management and outcomes reporting, and more. Features completely rewritten chapters on airway pharmacology, algorithms for management of the difficult airway, airway assessment, video-assisted laryngoscopy, and many more. Reviews new airway devices and techniques, along with indications for and confirmation of tracheal intubation. Brings you up to date with the latest devices, the DAS extubation algorithm, the Vortex approach, and emergency cricothyrotomy. Expert Consult™ 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.
Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia: For Cardiac and Noncardiac Surgery
Joel Kaplan, John Augoustides, Gerard Manecke, Timothy Maus, David Reich
Edition 7 (2017)
Now in a revised and expanded 7th Edition, Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia helps you optimize perioperative outcomes for patients undergoing both cardiac and noncardiac surgery. Dr. Joel L. Kaplan, along with associate editors, Drs. John G. T. Augoustides, David L. Reich, and Gerard R. Manecke, guide you through today’s clinical challenges, including the newest approaches to perioperative assessment and management, state-of-the art diagnostic techniques, and cardiovascular and coronary physiology. Complete coverage of echocardiography and current monitoring techniques. Guidance from today’s leaders in cardiac anesthesia, helping you avoid complications and ensure maximum patient safety. More than 800 full-color illustrations. A new section on anesthetic management of the cardiac patient undergoing noncardiac surgery. New availability as an eBook download for use the in OR. Online-only features, including quarterly updates, an ECG increased number of videos, including 2-D and 3-D TEE techniques in real time...and an Annual Year End Highlight from the Journal of Cardiovascular Anesthesia that’s posted each February. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Reference   Cardiac  
Master Techniques in Upper and Lower Airway Management
William Rosenblatt, Wanda Popescu
Edition 1 (2015)
Overcome the toughest airway challenges with Master Techniques in Upper and Lower Airway Management! Under the preeminent editorial guidance of William Rosenblatt, MD and Wanda Popescu, MD, a multitude of expert anesthesiologists guide you through all the ins and outs of managing difficult airways. This anesthesiology reference’s case-based approach demonstrates the clinical applications of important principles, and a large collection of online videos shows you how to perform key techniques successfully. “Two master clinician educators, Drs. William Rosenblatt and Wanda Popescu, calling on their expertise in airway management and thoracic anesthesia, respectively, have developed a unique book which explores the pathway of the airway from lips (nares) to the terminal bronchi to develop a highly focused volume with accompanying e-media to highlight clinical management. Although the organization of the book may seem obvious or intuitive, this is the first time a textbook has been developed in this manner. For the reader, these individuals have assembled the ‘go to faculty’ for both pre-operative consultation, as well as, intra-operative airway related events in their specialties.” – from the Foreword by Paul G. Barash MD Key Features: Be prepared to tackle a complete range of upper airway problems with comprehensive coverage of everything from evaluation and basic management of the difficult upper airway patient, through pre-existing conditions • otolaryngology and maxillofacial procedures • nasal intubation, tracheostomy, and foreign bodies • pediatric patients • the at-risk cervical spine • extubation, and more, as well as lower airway issues including interventional pulmonology • lung isolation devices and techniques • airway surgery • surgeries requiring lung isolation • congenital abnormalities of the lower airway • lung transplantation • lower airway emergencies • and more. Apply principles in practice by reviewing case histories that show concrete applications in the context of managing real patients. Then challenge your decision making with case-based questions and answers that delve into the details that lead to optimal outcomes. Master vital nuances of technique by watching a large collection of online videos derived from more than 700 actual patients. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Miller's Anesthesia
Ronald Miller, Lars Eriksson, Lee Fleisher, Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, William Young
Edition 8 (2014)
From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Miller's Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. It is the go-to reference for masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face. Now new chapters, new authors, meticulous updates, an increased international presence, and a new full-color design ensure that the 7th edition continues the tradition of excellence that you depend on. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online at Includes access to the full-text online for convenient referencing. Covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice in just two volumes. Offers step-by-step instructions for patient management and an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems. Incorporates 'Key Points' boxes in every chapter that highlight important concepts. Extends the breadth of international coverage with contributions from prominent anesthesiologists from all over the world, including China, India, and Sweden. Features 30 new authors and 13 new chapters such as Sleep, Memory and Consciousness; Perioperative Cognitive Dysfunction; Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia; Anesthesia for Correction of Cardiac Arrhythmias; Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery; Prehospital Emergency and Trauma Care; Critical Care Protocols; Neurocritical Care; and Renal Replacement Therapy. Dedicates an entire section to pediatric anesthesia, to help you address the unique needs of pediatric patients. Presents a new full-color design -- complete with more than 1,500 full-color illustrations -- for enhanced visual guidance.
Non-Operating Room Anesthesia
Mark Weiss, Lee Fleisher
Edition 1 (2014)
The demand for anesthesiologists outside of the operating room continues to grow as the number of minimally invasive procedures proliferates and the complexity of diagnostic procedures undertaken outside of the OR increase. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia is an easy-to-access, highly visual reference that facilitates an in-depth understanding of NORA procedures and protocols needed to minimize risk and complications and to maximize growth opportunities. Effectively assess and manage risks and differences in procedures through in-depth discussions addressing the unique challenges and issues associated with non-traditional settings. Review the most recent knowledge with updated coverage of the use of the electrophysiology lab (EPL) and cardiac catheterization laboratory (CCL) in the care of the critically ill patient; patient assessment; and anesthetic considerations. Prepare for varying anesthetic conditions in non-OR settings with in-depth discussions on communication, management, and laboratory preparation for anticipated concerns or complications. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about NORA with coverage that surpasses the depth and scope of review articles and other references. Focus on the practical guidance you need thanks to a user-friendly color-coded format, key points boxes, drug descriptions, checklist boxes (for monitors, equipment, and drugs), and over 400 color photos that help you visualize each procedure and setting. Access the fully searchable contents online at Expert Consult!
Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia
Hugh Hemmings, Talmage Egan
Edition 1 (2013)
Better understand the complexities of pharmacology and physiology relevant to your practice with the brand-new medical reference book, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia. Drs. Hugh Hemmings and Talmage Egan provide the clinical insights you need to effectively administer anesthesia, ensuring patient safety and the most optimal outcomes. Access comprehensive, continually updated research on the physiology of organ systems and clinical topics in the pharmacology of anesthetic drugs. Quickly and easily reference the information you need through user-friendly tables, figures, and algorithms, all presented in lavish full color throughout. Understand the molecular mechanism of drug actions and identify key drug interactions that may complicate anesthesia with dedicated sections on these key areas. Search the text and download images online at Expert Consult. Build a thorough knowledge of pharmacology and physiology focused on clinical practice
Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children
Peter Davis, Franklyn Cladis
Edition 9 (2016)
Now thoroughly up to date with new chapters and new multimedia resources, Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 9th Edition, by Drs. Peter Davis and Franklyn Cladis, covers the information you need to provide effective perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Leading experts in pediatric anesthesia bring you up to date with every aspect of both basic science and clinical practice, helping you incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice. Quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Outstanding visual guidance in full color throughout the book. Expert Consult™ 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. More than 100 video demonstrations, including new regional anesthesia videos, echocardiograms of congenital heart lesions, anatomic dissections of various congenital heart specimens with audio explanations, various pediatric surgical operative procedures, airway management, and much more. Table of Contents has been reorganized and new chapters added on statistics, sedation, pediatric obesity, and cardiac critical care pediatrics. A new chapter on regional anesthesia for pediatrics, including video and ultrasound demonstrations online. A new chapter on dermatology, specifically for the anesthesiologist, with more than 100 photos. A new chapter on medical missions to third-world countries, including what you should know before you go. A new Questions chapter provides opportunities for self-assessment. New coverage includes cardiac anesthesia for congenital heart disease, anesthesia outside the operating room, and a new neonatology primer for the pediatric anesthesiologist.
Reference   Pediatric  
Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease
Roberta Hines, Katherine Marschall
Edition 7 (2017)
A classic since its first publication nearly 25 years ago, Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, 7th Edition, by Drs. Roberta L. Hines and Katherine E. Marschall, remains your go-to reference for concise, thorough coverage of pathophysiology of the most common diseases and their medical management relevant to anesthesia. To provide the guidance you need to successfully manage or avoid complications stemming from pre-existing conditions there are detailed discussions of each disease, the latest practice guidelines, easy-to-follow treatment algorithms, and more. Presents detailed discussions of common diseases, as well as highlights of more rare diseases and their unique features that could be of importance in the perioperative period. Examines specific anesthesia considerations for special patient populations-including pediatric, obstetric and elderly patients. Features abundant figures, tables, diagrams, and photos to provide fast access to the most pertinent aspects of every condition and to clarify critical points about management of these medical illnesses. Ideal for anesthesiologists in practice and for anesthesia residents in training and preparing for boards. Printed and digital versions of this classic text are available. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Includes brand new chapters on sleep-disordered breathing, critical care medicine and diseases of aging as well as major updates of nearly all other chapters. Covers respiratory disease in greater detail with newly separated chapters on Sleep Disordered Breathing; Obstructive Lung Disease; Restrictive Lung Disease; and Respiratory Failure. Provides the latest practice guidelines, now integrated into each chapter for quick reference.
Stoelting's Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice
Pamela Flood, James Rathmell, Steven Shafer
Edition 5 (2014)
Ensure safe and effective perioperative patient management with Stoelting's Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice. This best-selling clinical reference provides comprehensive, current, clinically oriented, authoritative information on all aspects of pharmacology and physiology that are relevant to anesthesiology, equipping you to make the most informed clinical decisions about the care of your patients. Key Features Apply the latest knowledge with coverage of all new drugs, as well as new findings on the actions and interactions of established drugs. Prepare for certification and recertification exams with the most widely respected reference on anesthetic pharmacology and physiology. Benefit from the authority of a “who’s who” in contemporary anesthesiology, under the masterful editorial leadership of Dr. Robert K. Stoelting’s chosen successors. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use More than 400 diagrams and more than 100 tables complement the text. This edition's new two-color page design will help readers spot key information. A separate drug index is included for quick reference. Subscribe to Lippincott's Interactive Anesthesia Library and get online access to the fully searchable content of eight critically acclaimed references in anesthesiology, critical care, and pain management.
Understanding Anesthesia Equipment
Jerry Dorsch, Susan Dorsch
Edition 5 (2007)
The "Bible on Anesthesia Equipment" returns in a new Fifth Edition, and once again takes readers step-by-step through all the basic anesthesia equipment. This absolute leader in the field includes comprehensive references and detailed discussions on the scientific fundamentals of anesthesia equipment, its design, and its optimal use. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on suction devices, the magnetic resonance imaging environment, temperature monitoring and control, double-lumen tubes, emergency room airway equipment, and many other topics. Readers will have access to the fully searchable online text and an interactive quiz bank at a companion Website.