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Anesthesiology Review

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ISBN-10: 0443066019

ISBN-13: 9780443066016

Edition: 3rd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Ronald J. Faust, Roy F. Cucchiara, Stephen H. Rose, Thomas N. Spackman, Denise J. Wedel

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This is the New Edition of the world's best-selling review book on anesthesiology, combining comprehensive coverage of essential knowledge with an easy-to-use format. Its in-depth, yet succinct discussions cover all topic areas found on the ABA/ASA exam and make it the ideal way for readers to master the information they need to know.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036

Physiologic Sciences
Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation
Factors Affecting Pulmonary Compliance and Airway Resistance
Effect of Surfactant on Lung Mechanics
Factors Affecting Pulmonary Ventilation and Perfusion
Clinical Implications of the Alveolar Gas Equation
Measurement and Implications of Qs/Qt
Oxygen Transport
Carbon Dioxide Dissociation Curve
Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases
Blood Gas Temperature Correction
Central Regulation of Ventilation
Physiologic Effects of Hyper- and Hypocarbia
Electrolyte Abnormalities: Magnesium
Cardiac Cycle: Control and Synchronicity
Physiologic Determinants of Cardiac Output
Myocardial Oxygen Supply and Demand
Monitoring Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation
Pulmonary Hypertension
Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Factors Affecting Cerebral Blood Flow and Its Autoregulation
Anesthetic Agents and the Electroencephalogram
Somatosensory Evoked Potential Monitoring
Physiology of Neuromuscular Transmission
Endocrine Factors Affecting Neuromuscular Block
The Sympathetic Nervous System: Anatomy and Receptor Pharmacology
The Parasympathetic Nervous System: Anatomy and Receptor Pharmacology
Mechanisms of Hepatic Drug Metabolism and Excretion
Hepatic Physiology and Preoperative Evaluation
Renal Physiology
Renal Function Tests
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Restrictive Lung Disease
Preparation for Anesthesia: Tobacco and Caffeine Withdrawal
Thermoregulation and Perioperative Hypothermia
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Anesthesia
Cardiovascular Effects of the Inhalation Agents
Central Nervous System Effects of the Inhalation Agents
Renal Effects of the Inhalation Agents
Hepatic Effects of the Inhalation Agents
Nitrous Oxide
Factors Affecting Anesthetic Gas Uptake
Minimum Alveolar Concentration
Effect of Intracardiac Shunts on Inhalation Induction
Concentration Effect and Second Gas Effect
Opioid Pharmacology
Cardiovascular Effects of Narcotics
Perioperative Narcotic Problems: Muscle Rigidity and Biliary Colic
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Succinylcholine Side Effects
Prolongation of Succinylcholine Effect
Nondepolarizing Muscle Relaxants
Nonrelaxant Side Effects of Nondepolarizing Muscle Relaxants
Neostigmine, Pyridostigmine, and Edrophonium
Atropine, Scopolamine, and Glycopyrrolate Pharmacology
Sodium Bicarbonate
Vasopressors and Inotropes
Sodium Nitroprusside
Deliberate Hypotension
Calcium Channel Blockers
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Anesthesia
Antiemetic Agents
Anti-Aspiration Drugs
Effect of pKa, pH, and Protein Binding
Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Reactions
Physical Sciences
Coronary Circulation and the Myocardial Conduction System
Cerebral Circulation
Anatomy of the Posterior Fossa
Spinal Cord Anatomy and Blood Supply
The Autonomic Nervous System
Central Venous Cannulation: Anatomy and Complications
Anatomy of the Larynx
Brachial Plexus Anatomy
Transesophageal Echocardiography: Anatomical Considerations
Transesophageal Echocardiography: Intraoperative Uses
Medical Gas Cylinders: Physics, Handling Safety, Pin Indexing
Flowmeters: Physics of Gas Flow
Closed-Circuit Anesthesia
Carbon Dioxide Absorption
Causes of Carbon Dioxide Retention in Anesthetic Breathing Systems
Disconnect Monitors
Pulse Oximetry
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Direct Arterial Pressure Monitoring
Pitfalls of Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
Effect of Cardiac Function on Central Venous Pressure
Factors Affecting Thermodilution Cardiac Output
Hemodynamic Monitoring for Patients with COPD
Line Isolation Monitors: Leakage Currents
Microshock Hazards
Laser Combustion
Physics And Physiology of Neuromuscular Monitoring
Clinical Sciences
Preemptive Analgesia and Perioperative Pain Control
Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Epidural Steroid Injection
Pain Therapy for Patients with Cancer
Neuraxial Opioids
Celiac Plexus Block
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Stellate Ganglion Block
Postoperative Headache
Local Anesthetics: Mechanisms of Action
Local Anesthetic Pharmacology
Toxicity of Local Anesthetics
Local Anesthetic Preservatives
Cocaine Pharmacology
Spinal Anesthesia
Epidural Anesthesia
Combined Spinal-Epidural Blockade
Neuraxial Anesthesia and Anticoagulation
Upper Extremity Blocks
Lower Extremity Blocks
Lower Extremity Block: Psoas Compartment Block
Nerve Block at the Ankle
Retrobulbar Blocks
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Relief in Children
Bronchopleural Fistula
Pneumo-, Hemo-, and Chylothorax
Double-Lumen Endotracheal Tubes
One-Lung Ventilation and Methods of Improving Oxygenation
High-Frequency Ventilation
Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiac Disease
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
Detection and Treatment of Perioperative Acute Coronary Syndromes
Anticoagulation and Reversal for Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Evaluation of the Coagulation System
Causes of Intraoperative Bradycardia
Aortic Stenosis
Heart Failure: Classification, Compensation, and Therapy
Neonatal Cardiovascular Physiology
Congenital Heart Disease: Congestive Heart Failure
Anesthesia for Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Other Neonatal Cardiovascular Problems
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Anesthesia for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedures
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass and Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Anesthesia for Hypophysectomy
Carotid Endarterectomy
Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery
Cerebral Protection
Anesthesia for the Sitting Position
Physiology and Treatment of Venous Air Embolism
Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Autonomic Hyperreflexia
Prematurity: Anesthetic Risks
The Infant Airway Versus the Adult Airway
Congenital Pediatric Airway Problems
Effects of High Maternal Oxygen Concentrations on the Fetus
Fluid Management in Infants
Meconium Aspiration
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Other Neonatal Emergencies: Tracheoesophageal Fistula, Omphalocele
Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders
Pyloric Stenosis
VATER Association and Trisomy-21
Croup Versus Epiglottitis
Neuromuscular Blockers in Neonates
Pediatric Breathing Circuits
Maternal Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy
Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy
Anesthesia for the Patient with Preeclampsia
Maternal Diabetes: Neonatal Effects
The Pregnant Patient with Cardiac Disease
Drugs Affecting the Uterus: Tocolytics and Oxytocics
Analgesia for Labor
Fetal Monitoring
Analgesia for Cesarean Section
Neonatal Resuscitation
Peripartum Hemorrhage
Type, Screen, and Crossmatch and Emergency Blood Group Switching
Red Blood Cell Transfusion
Massive Transfusion
Infectious Transfusion Risks
Occupational Transmission of Blood-Borne Pathogens
Indications and Risks of Platelet Transfusion
Albumin, Hetastarch, and Pentastarch
Nonhemolytic Transfusion Reactions
Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions
Sickle Cell Anemia: Anesthetic Implications
Issues in Ambulatory Anesthesia
Management of the Difficult Airway
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Anticholinesterase and Anticholinergic Poisoning
Malignant Hyperthermia
Myasthenia Gravis and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Anesthesia for Myotonic Dystrophy
Anesthesia for Patients with Epilepsy
Morbid Obesity and Anesthesia
Anesthetic Implications of Thyrotoxicosis and Thyroid Storm
Anesthesia for Patients with Chronic Renal Failure
Anesthesia for Patients with Carcinoid Tumors
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Anesthesia for Laryngeal Surgery
Anesthesia for Bronchoscopy
Anesthesia for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperosmolar Coma
Anesthesia for Patients with Hepatocellular Disease
Acute and Chronic Alcoholism and Anesthesia
Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation
Anesthesia for Tubal Ligation
Complications of Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy
Anesthesia for MRI
Strabismus Surgery
Oculocardiac Reflex
Anesthesia for Drug Abusers
Chemical Dependency in Anesthesia Personnel
Medical Ethics
Awareness Under Anesthesia
Eye Complications
Complications of Endotracheal Intubation
Pulmonary Embolism: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Intraoperative Wheezing: Etiology and Treatment
Evaluation of Prolonged Postoperative Arousal
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Latex Allergy
Medical Legal Principles: Medical Negligence
Perioperative Pulmonary Aspiration
Perioperative Neuropathies in the Upper Extremities
Perioperative Neuropathies in the Lower Extremities