Avoid complications with unique coverage of an important aspect of anesthetic management.Stay current with all-new chapters on adult congenital heart disease, rheumatic diseases, and the cancer patient, plus many more revisions throughout.
Get outstanding visual guidance with hundreds of illustrations, now in full color.
Get state-of-art, reliable coverage from an international team of experts who discuss common and rare conditions and how to manage them.
Understand the interactions of common drugs and alternative medicine so that you can develop anesthesia plans accordingly.Quickly reference key information using the carefully templated text that highlights the most important anesthetic considerations in a consistent, user-friendly layout.
Stay current on the latest anesthetic implications in regards to coexisting diseases, procedures, drugs, and alternative and complementary therapies, including coverage of mitochondrial myopathy, atrial fibrillation ablation, awake craniotomy, stereotactic neurosurgery, neuroprotection, dexmedetomidine, and other hot topics.
Follows a problem-based, practice-oriented approach throughout; case synopses are followed by concise coverage of recognition, risk assessment, implications, management, and prevention.
Allows you to review the case reports, contemplate the implications, then check your response against what the experts have to say.
Includes numerous photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables that illustrate key concepts. Ideal as a clinical reference and as a study tool when preparing for oral boards.Brings you up to date with new safety standards and the latest ASA guidelines.
Offers fresh insights on nearly 550 topics many authored by new contributors to this edition. Keeps you current with the latest perioperative anesthetic implications including anticipated problems, drug interactions, and special concerns.