Written by an internationally known team of experts, Anesthesiology, Third Edition provides a 360-degree view of the field, covering all the anesthetic considerations from preoperative preparation through postoperative care, and the full breadth of anesthesia practice, including pain medicine and critical care medicine. Presented in full color and updated to capture the latest breakthroughs and advances, Anesthesiology is designed to provide the practitioner with an authoritative single-source reference that spans the full spectrum of anesthesia practice.
Much more than a how-to manual of anesthetic techniques, Anesthesiology, Third Edition presents an accessible compilation of concepts and principles that affirms its status as the cornerstone text in anesthesiology. This edition emphasizes important trends in both the specialty and healthcare in general. These trends include team-based anesthesia care, the remarkable growth of pain medicine practice, and the expanded need for clinicians who are skilled in the practice of critical care medicine.
• Four new pain medicine chapters, plus an expanded section on anesthetic considerations and perioperative management of co-existing disease
• Key Points and Key References encapsulate must-know information and guide you to important articles for further research
• Balanced presentations present clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and scientific foundations of anesthesia practice
• Essential for residents and students preparing for initial certification, and for practitioners preparing for recertification
This classic text—-written and edited by an internationally renowned author team—-defines today’s anesthesia practice for residents and practitioners alike. The book features crisp, readable prose that focuses on the most relevant topics in anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, critical care medicine, and pain medicine.
FeaturesNEW Increased focus on perioperative medicine, including outstanding sections on pre-op assessment, critical care medicine, and pain management NEW Expanded information on regional anesthesia reflects the best of current anesthesia practice, including ultrasound-guided techniques NEW Downloadable video clips of common procedures Complete coverage that spans the entire field, including all of the anesthetic considerations, preparations, and procedures for the surgical patient, the pain patient, and critical care patient Ideal for anesthesiology residents and practitioners preparing for the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) exam Balanced presentation surveys clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and basic scientific foundations of anesthesiology practice Timely emphasis on safety, quality, and patient-centered care Learning aids such as key points, numerous tables and algorithms, and key references Engaging full-color presentation