Handbook of Anesthesia , 5th Edition

Author By John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN

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Handbook of Anesthesia

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A practical reference for the clinical setting, Handbook of Anesthesia, 5th Edition puts key information at your fingertips. It's an ideal companion to Nurse Anesthesia, providing easy-access coverage of the subjects you look up most frequently, such as common diseases, common procedures, drugs, and protocols. It also includes the most current information related to perioperative management and anesthetic care considerations for a wide variety of surgical procedures. Written by leading CRNA experts John Nagelhout and Karen Plaus, this compact handbook provides the up-to-date clinical and drug information you'll use in daily practice



"This book is packed with information, is easy to read and easy to navigate. The clinical information is authentic, and reads like the work of authors with clinical experience and wisdom"

Reviewed by: British Journal of Anaesthesia     Date: Nov 2014

New to This Edition

  • UPDATED disease information includes the latest treatment and anesthetic considerations.
  • NEW drug information includes interactions and effects of key new drugs with common anesthetic agents.
  • NEW surgical procedures include up-to-date information on new minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures.
  • NEW appendices include drug, laboratory, and pediatric tables for easy reference.

Key Features

  • Over 100 tables and boxes offer quick access to important aspects of a patient's medical condition.
  • Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date and relevant clinical information you'll use in daily practice.
  • Detailed information for pediatric and geriatric patients prepares you for the special considerations of any patient population.
  • Disease monographs include definition, incidence and prevalence, etiology, laboratory results, clinical manifestations, treatment, anesthetic considerations, and prognosis.
  • Monographs for surgical procedures include a brief description, preoperative assessments, anesthetic technique, perioperative management, and postoperative implications.
  • Drug monographs include generic names, trade names, indications, anesthetic considerations, pharmacokinetics, precautions and contraindications, dosages, and adverse effects.

Published Reviews

"...This book is packed with information, is easy to read and easy to navigate. The clinical information is authentic, and reads like the work of authors with clinical experience and wisdom. The jobbing anaesthetist can open it at any page, and find something of interest"
Reviewed by: C. J. R. Parker on behalf of the British Journal of Anaesthesia, Nov 2014

Author Information

By John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, Director, School of Anesthesia, Kaiser Permanente, California State University-Fullerton, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, CA and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists, Chicago, IL

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Pages:

846

Trim Size:

5 x 8.25

Imprint:

Saunders

ISBN:

978-1-4557-1125-3

Publication Date:

08/02/2013
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