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Title Handbook of clinical anesthesia / [edited by] Paul G. Barash, Bruce F. Cullen, Robert K. Stoelting
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 1157 pages) : illustrations
Contents Anesthesia and the liver -- Anesthesia for orthopedic surgery -- Anesthesia and the endocrine system -- Obstetric anesthesia -- Neonatal anesthesia -- Pediatric anesthesia -- Anesthesia for the geriatric patient -- Anesthesia for ambulatory surgery -- Monitored anesthetic care -- Trauma and burns -- The allergic response -- Drug interactions -- Anesthesia provided at alternative sites -- Office-based anesthesia -- Anesthesia for organ transplantation -- Postoperative recovery -- Management of acute postoperative pain -- Chronic pain management -- Anesthesia and critical care medicine -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Disaster preparedness and weapons of mass destruction
Malignant hyperthermia and other pharmacogenetic disorders -- Delivery systems for inhaled anesthetics -- Airway management -- Patient positioning -- Monitoring the anesthetized patient -- Epidural and spinal anesthesia -- Peripheral nerve blockade -- Anesthesia for neurosurgery -- Respiratory function in anesthesia -- Anesthesia for thoracic surgery -- Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology -- Anesthesia for cardiac surgery -- Anesthesia for vascular surgery -- Anesthesia and the eye -- Anesthesia for otolaryngologic surgery -- Renal physiology and anesthesia for urologic surgery -- Anesthesia and obesity -- Anesthesia and gastrointestinal disorders -- Anesthesia for minimally invasive procedures
The history of anesthesia -- Practice and operating room management -- Experimental design and statistics -- Occupational health -- Professional liability, quality improvement, and anesthetic risk -- Cellular and molecular mechanisms of anesthesia -- Genomic basis of perioperative medicine -- Electrical and fire safety -- Acid-base and fluids -- Hemotherapy and hemostasis -- Basic principles of clinical pharmacology -- Autonomic nervous system : physiology and pharmacology -- Nonopioid intravenous anesthesia -- Opioids -- Inhalation anesthesia -- Neuromuscular blocking agents -- Local anesthetics -- Preoperative evaluation and management -- Anesthesia for patients with rare and coexisting diseases
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anesthesia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Anesthesiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Barash, Paul G.
Cullen, Bruce F.
Stoelting, Robert K.
ISBN 0781757452
Other Titles Clinical anesthesia