Anesthesiology Core Review

Anesthesiology Core Review Author Brian Freeman
ISBN-10 9780071821384
Release 2014-07-06
Pages 592
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A rigorous, high-yield review for the new ABA Part 1: BASIC Examination The year 2014 marks the beginning of a new phase in board certification for anesthesiology residents in the United States. The Part 1 exam is now split into two written examinations: Basic and Advanced. Anesthesiology. Residents who are unable to pass the Basic examination will not be allowed to finish their training. That's why this book is a true must read for every anesthesiology resident. It is the single best way to take the stress out of this make-or-break exam, focus your study on nearly 200 must-know topics found on the board exam outline, and identify your areas of strength and weakness. Written by program directors with many years of board examination advising experience, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is designed to be the cornerstone of your study preparation. Each chapter of Anesthesiology Core Review succinctly summarizes key concepts in basic science and clinical anesthesia practice. Space is conveniently provided throughout the book to add notes from other study resources. Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is logical divided into four sections: Basic Science Clinical Sciences Organ-Based Sciences Special Issues in Anesthesiology (covering important topics such as professionalism and licensure, ethics, and patient safety) With its expert authorship and concise yet thorough coverage, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is biggest step you can take to assure effective preparation for the new ABA BASIC Examination.



Anesthesiology Core Review Part Two ADVANCED Exam

Anesthesiology Core Review  Part Two ADVANCED Exam Author Brian Freeman
ISBN-10 9781259641787
Release 2016-05-06
Pages 768
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The best way to prepare for the American Board of Anesthesiology’s new ADVANCED Examination Anesthesiology Core Review: Part Two-ADVANCED Exam prepares you for the second of two new staged anesthesiology board certification exams.This is the first board review book tailored for the new ADVANCED examination. The book is divided into sections that match the blueprint provided by the American Board of Anesthesiology: Basic Science, Clinical Sciences, Organ-Based Sciences,Clinical Subspecialties, and Special Problems or Issues in Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology Core Review: Part Two-ADVANCED Exam is the single best way to take the stress out of this make-or-break exam. Short 2-4 page chapters provide critical information in an easily digestible and memorable format. Each chapter succinctly summarizes key concepts, covering the nearly 200 must-know topics found on the board exam outline. The pages are heavily illustrated to help you visualize key concepts, with space conveniently provided throughout the book to add notes from other study resources. Together with the first volume (Anesthesiology Core Review Part One-BASIC), this book provides an excellent, comprehensive resource for initial board certification.



Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review Author George W. Williams
ISBN-10 9780199381623
Release 2016-02-03
Pages 432
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Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid specifically designed for Anesthesiology residents preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Basic Anesthesiology Exam. Chapters deliver succinct and efficiently communicated summaries of all content listed in the ABA exam outline, plus highlighted key facts, mneomnics, and relevant images and diagrams. Chapters conclude with board-style practice questions and annotated answers, followed by key references and further reading. With this book as a guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the Basic Anesthesiology Examination and master the key facts and concepts that provide the scientific roundation for the practice of Anesthesiology.



AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2015

AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2015 Author William Harrop-Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781118780862
Release 2015-06-04
Pages 160
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Based on the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland's (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series, this clinically-oriented book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application of anesthesia and pain control. Reviews latest developments in research and practice Clinically-oriented but rooted in basic science Concise and informative articles on key topics Road-tested through CPD roadshows Designed specifically for continuing medical education



Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology Author David Longnecker
ISBN-10 0071459847
Release 2007-12-14
Pages 2304
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The new benchmark in anesthesiology A Doody's Core Title! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book covers more topics and provides greater detail than other introductory books. Additionally, the quality of the writing makes it easier to follow and understand than most other books."-- Doody's Review Service "Whereas most current texts discuss the pharmacology of intravenous agents, this text is unique in its dedication of entire chapter (chapter 42) to total intravenous anesthesia. This is a refreshing recognition of the utility and potential advantages of total intravenous anesthesia....does an excellent job of covering all the pertinent topics in an organized manner. Like the other comprehensive texts, it is unlikely to be read cover to cover, but provides a superb clinical reference for residents and practicing anesthesiologists. Any new textbook in a field with well-established texts faces an uphill battle, but with its unique organization and clinical focus, Anesthesiology will create many satisfied customers."--Anesthesiology "In summary, Anesthesiology is an excellent choice for all anesthesiology residents and clinicians. It contains abundant and current information for clinical practice as well as the styles and standards for safety. At present it is the most up-to-date comprehensive text of clinical anesthesiology."--Anesthesia and Analgesia Written and edited by an internationally known team of experts, Anesthesiology gives you a 360-degree view of the field, covering all of the anesthetic considerations, preparations, and procedures for the surgical patient, the pain patient, or the critical care patient. You'll find a unique balance between clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and basic scientific underpinnings of anesthesiology practice. Anesthesiology delivers a multi-perspective, wide-ranging view of anesthetic drugs, procedures, co-morbid diseases, and need-to-know postoperative pain management strategies. This essential guide not only focuses on general anesthesia, but also is the first to feature a detailed look at the subspecialty of regional anesthesia. Features: Top-to-bottom coverage of the entire field--from preoperative evaluation and intraoperative anesthesia care to care of the critically ill or chronic pain patient Emphasis on safety, quality, and patient-centered care, with an entire section on risk reduction A focus on the clinical applications of anesthesiology Complex concepts explained by graphics and illustrations, not equations and formulas Full-color format and illustrations Specific drug and interventional guidelines for the clinical management of every OR/post-OR scenario in the anesthesiology field Key points and key references presented in each chapter CD-ROM that allows you to download illustrations and images to your PowerPoint presentations



Principles Practice of Pain Medicine Second Edition

Principles   Practice of Pain Medicine  Second Edition Author Carol Warfield
ISBN-10 UOM:39015053026707
Release 2004-03-15
Pages 938
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The leading textbook on pain management! A Doody's Core Title! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an extraordinarily well-written and comprehensive book. It expands considerably on the first edition, and with its multifaceted and multidisciplinary perspective, it should be an invaluable addition to the library of any practitioner of pain medicine."--Doody's Review Service This comprehensive resource covers every aspect of diagnosing and treating specific pain conditions and syndromes. Features a concise introduction to basic concepts in pain management, plus an expanded section on evaluation and assessment techniques.



Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital Author Wilton C. Levine
ISBN-10 9781451149197
Release 2012-03-28
Pages 728
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Relied on for over 30 years by resident and practicing anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists, this best-selling pocket reference is now in its Eighth Edition. In an easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia, perioperative care, critical care, and pain management. The book has been written, reviewed, updated, and field-tested by the internationally recognized Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital.



Beyond Anesthesia

Beyond Anesthesia Author Thomas Moshiri, M.d.
ISBN-10 1441482067
Release 2011-04-09
Pages 298
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Beyond Anesthesia is a detailed and intensive review of the core knowledge needed to pass the Anesthesia Board Certification Examination. It contains all the essential information that you need to know in order to master the information tested by the ABA. This book should be utilized for the written and the oral board certification examination as well as the MOCA re-certification cognitive exam. The contents of this review book were written with the intention of assuring complete and utter success by the anesthesia practitioner who truly dedicates the time needed to pass the dreaded boards.



Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology

Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology Author Lee A Fleisher
ISBN-10 9781455740383
Release 2013-01-15
Pages 612
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Make informed clinical decisions with reliable, up-to-date guidance from Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesia, 3rd Edition! Leading authority Lee A. Fleisher, MD expertly explores the full range of important issues in perioperative management, discussing the available options, examining the relevant research, and presenting practical recommendations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make sound, evidence-based decisions on every aspect of patient care: preoperative assessment, monitoring and administration of anesthesia during surgery, postoperative intensive care management, and postoperative pain management. Master the current best practices you need to know for day-to-day practice and oral board review. Confidently navigate the latest issues thanks to new chapters on optimal airway management in GI endoscopy, the role of Ketamine for perioperative management, fast-track surgery, and hypothermia after intraoperative cardiac arrest, plus many other vital updates. Efficiently translate evidence into practice with numerous quick-reference tables and short, well-organized chapters that promote fast and effective decision making. Get practical decision-making tools you can use in both routine care and complicated or special situations.



Cousins and Bridenbaugh s Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Cousins and Bridenbaugh s Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Author Michael J. Cousins
ISBN-10 9781451178654
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 1360
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This comprehensive, authoritative text presents the scientific foundations and clinical practice of neural blockade in both regional anesthesia and the management of pain. The descriptions and illustrations of pain mechanisms are considered classic examples. The Fourth Edition has been refined for clarity and flows logically from principles and pharmacology, to techniques for each anatomic region, to applications. This edition has two new co-editors and several new chapters on topics including neurologic complications, neural blockade for surgery, treatment of pain in older people, and complications in pain medicine. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.



Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia

Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia Author Jonathan H. Mackay
ISBN-10 9780521196857
Release 2012-03-15
Pages 492
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Since the publication of the first edition of Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, the clinical landscape has undergone significant change. Recent developments include the increased use of electrophysiology, the resurgence of primary percutaneous intervention in acute coronary syndromes, the use of percutaneous devices in patients previously considered inoperable, and the withdrawal of aprotinin. Against this landscape, this invaluable resource has been fully updated. New chapters are dedicated to right heart valves, pulmonary vascular disease, cardiac tumours and cardiac trauma. All other chapters have been updated according to the latest international guidelines. Written and edited by an international author team with a wealth of expertise in all aspects of the perioperative care of cardiac patients, topics are presented in an easy to digest and a readily accessible manner. Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, Second Edition is essential reading for residents and fellows in anesthesia and cardiac surgery and clinical perfusionists.



Pain Medicine

Pain Medicine Author P. Prithvi Raj
ISBN-10 UOM:39015056658357
Release 1996
Pages 430
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Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter. Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management. Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine. Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams. Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.



Kaplan s Cardiac Anesthesia

Kaplan s Cardiac Anesthesia Author Joel A. Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781437703597
Release 2011-04-11
Pages 1120
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Optimize perioperative outcomes with Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia! Dr. Joel L. Kaplan and a host of other authorities help you make the best use of the latest techniques and navigate your toughest clinical challenges. Whether you are administering anesthesia to cardiac surgery patients or to cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, you’ll have the guidance you need to avoid complications and ensure maximum patient safety. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Update your understanding of cardiovascular and coronary physiology, and the latest advances in molecular biology and inflammatory response mechanisms. Master the newest approaches to perioperative assessment and management, including state-of-the art diagnostic techniques. Tap into the latest knowledge about 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiography, anesthesia delivery for minimally invasive/robotic cardiac surgery, assist devices and artificial hearts, cardiac pacing, cardiac resynchronization therapy, ablation techniques, and more. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, plus additional online-only features including an ECG atlas...videos that demonstrate 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. Clearly visualize techniques with over 800 full-color illustrations.



Anaesthesia Pain Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine A P I C E

Anaesthesia  Pain  Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine   A P I C E Author A. Gullo
ISBN-10 9788847003514
Release 2007-02-19
Pages 760
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In modern medicine the most functional methodologies are taking an increasing importance in spreading informations, rendering it credible while at the same time using reliable data to focus interaction between basic science and clinical medicine. Critical care medicine embraces these needs and more than any other discipline thrives and develops thanks to interdisciplinary contact. APICE 2004 has been organised to provide precise answers to these issues. In particular, considerable emphasis has been given to the reviews regarding the most important aspects - or the most significant clinical developments - in the sectors involving variety of functions: neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, metabolism and perfusion; trauma infections, sepsis and organ failure; perioperative medicine and life support techniques; information technology dedicated to clinical medicine, but also as a means of information and education. The contributing authors are all part of leading research groups at the international level in the various sectors presented in the volume.



A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia

A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia Author Robert S. Holzman
ISBN-10 078177943X
Release 2008
Pages 690
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This new addition to our highly successful A Practical Approach to Anesthesia series is a comprehensive, accessible guide to pediatric anesthesia, with the substance and depth of a textbook and the convenient, user-friendly features of a handbook. It focuses on clinical issues, contains enough academic material for board review, and is written in bulleted and outline format, with numerous illustrations and tables. Major sections focus on approach to the pediatric patient, clinical and operational aspects of pediatric anesthesia, anesthetic management of normalities and abnormalities of each organ system, and special situations such as fetal surgery, anesthesia outside the operating room, and trauma. Emphasis is on the developmental aspects—anatomic, physiologic, and pharmacologic—that require special attention in anesthesia planning.



Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management Author Patricia Bruckenthal, RN, PhD, APRN
ISBN-10 9780826107312
Release 2011-12-20
Pages 460
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"The care of older adults suffering with pain is a difficult task that calls for understanding as well as compassion. Dr. Quinlan-Colwell has written an excellent book that deals with every facet of the problems that are encountered by caregivers....[This book] provides the reader with valuable knowledge that will diminish suffering and enrich the lives of people confronting new, often frightening, problems." From the Foreword by Ronald Melzack, PhD, FRSC Professor Emeritus McGill University "This is a well-written and concise book....Nurses and other healthcare professionals will certainly find this book a useful resource for understanding and managing geriatric pain."--Clinical Nurse Specialist Older adults can be especially susceptible to the debilitating effects of chronic pain, yet there are often barriers to successfully alleviating pain on the part of elderly patients and the health care professionals who treat them. This comprehensive guide to geriatric pain management provides the most current information available on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults. In a concise, reader-friendly format, the book provides techniques, tips, and tools for assessing pain and examines barriers to appropriate treatment. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial factors underlying the process and occurrence of pain and helps nurses to develop a comprehensive multimodal approach to pain management that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. Also addressed are chronic illnesses common to the elderly population, palliative and hospice care, treatment of concurrent depression and anxiety, treatment of cognitively impaired elderly, and techniques for assessment and intervention in cases of substance abuse. Key Features: Provides concise yet comprehensive information on assessment and treatment of geriatric pain Includes detailed coverage of a great variety of pain medications, including contraindications and side effects Explores barriers to appropriate treatment Covers chronic diseases of the elderly, palliative and hospice care, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and treatment of cognitively impaired elderly Written by a highly respected practitioner and educator in geriatric pain management Includes case studies, handy tables, questions for reflection, and references for additional study



Chestnut s Obstetric Anesthesia Principles and Practice E Book

Chestnut s Obstetric Anesthesia  Principles and Practice E Book Author David H. Chestnut
ISBN-10 9780323113748
Release 2014-02-28
Pages 1328
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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. 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. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get all the accuracy, expertise, and dependability you could ask for from the most important names in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine. Master the current best practices you need to know for treating the fetus and the mother as separate patients—each with distinct needs. Search and retain difficult concepts easily with the help of key point summaries in each chapter. 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.