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Essential Anesthesia
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  • 59 b/w illus. 59 tables
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 (ISBN-13: 9780511261602)




Contents




  Foreword page ix
  Preface xi
  Acknowledgements xii

  Introduction A very short history of anesthesia 1
PART I Clinical management
1   Pre-operative evaluation 5
2   Airway management 24
3   Vascular access and fluid management 38
4   Regional anesthesia 54
5   General anesthesia 69
6   Post-operative care 76
7   Monitoring 89
8   The anesthesia machine 110
PART II Applied physiology and pharmacology
9   Anesthesia and the cardiovascular system 119
10   Anesthesia and the lung 132
11   Anesthesia and other systems 153
12   A brief pharmacology related to anesthesia 165
PART III Clinical cases
1   Breast biopsy under conscious sedation 209
2   Carpal tunnel release under Bier block 212
3   Cataract removal under MAC 215
4   Cesarean section under regional anesthesia 217
5   Gastric bypass under general anesthesia 221
6   AV shunt placement under peripheral nerve block 226
7   Open repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm in a patient with coronary artery disease 229
8   Trauma patient under general anesthesia 233

  Index 241
  Index of select tables and figures 249

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