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Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review E-Book

Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review E-Book

Brian A. Hall | Robert C. Chantigian


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Lead editor of Braunwald’s Heart Disease, Dr. Douglas L. Mann, and nationally and internationally recognized heart failure expert Dr. G. Michael Felker, bring you the latest, definitive state-of-the art information on heart failure in this outstanding Braunwald’s companion volume. Heart Failure, 3rd Edition, keeps you current with recent developments in the field, improved patient management strategies, and new drug therapies and implantable devices that will make a difference in your patients’ lives and in your practice.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
  • Test your knowledge of anesthesia through the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of basic science and clinical practice for an effective review.
  • Rely on trustworthy sources and a consistent level of difficulty with questions vetted by Mayo residents.
    • This edition includes 67 new authors, who are experts in the field of heart failure
    • Stay on the cutting edge with new chapters on:
      • The latest practice guidelines for medical and device therapy
      • Hemodynamic assessment of heart failure
      • Contemporary medical therapy for heart failure patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction
      • Biomarkers in heart failure
      • Pulmonary hypertension
      • Management of co-morbidities in heart failure
      • Mechanical cardiac support devices

    • Get up to speed with the latest clinical trials, as well as how they have influenced current practice guidelines
    • Explore what’s changing in key areas such as basic mechanisms of heart failure, genetic screening, cell and gene therapies, pulmonary hypertension, heart failure prevention, co-morbid conditions, telemedicine/remote monitoring, and palliative care


Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Front\rCover Cover
Copyright iv
Preface v
Contributors vii
Credits ix
Bibliography xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Contents xv
PART 1 -\rBasic SciencesBasic Sciences 1
Chapter 1 -\rAnesthesia Equipment and Physics 1
Chapter 2 - Respiratory Physiology and Critical Care Medicine 29
Chapter 3 - Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Drugs 51
Chapter 4 - Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Volatile Anesthetics 90
PART 2 -\rClinical Sciences 107
Chapter 5 - Blood Products, Transfusion, and Fluid Therapy 107
Chapter 6 - General Anesthesia 118
Chapter 7 - Pediatric Physiology and Anesthesia 155
Chapter 8 - Obstetric Physiology and Anesthesia 180
Chapter 9 - Neurologic Physiology and Anesthesia 208
Chapter 10 - Anatomy, Regional Anesthesia, and Pain Management 227
Chapter 11 - Cardiovascular Physiology and Anesthesia 258
Index 285