Nov 192015
 

Review of Cardiac Anesthesia With 2,100 MCQs


By (author): Poonam Malhotra, M.D. Kapoor

This comprehensive guide is a complete revision tool for trainees preparing for examinations in cardiac anaesthesia. Presented in a question and answer format, the book covers all aspects of the subject, from traditional topics such as drugs for cardiovascular diseases, to congenital heart disease, embryology, and rheumatic problems with valves. Section two provides in depth coverage of echocardiography, with each chapter offering detailed explanations of the correct answers to assist understanding. The final chapter in this section is based on the accompanying DVD ROM of 70 echocardiography and echocardiogram videos. The final section presents 250 questions on important topics such as critical care and infection control. Key points * Complete revision tool for trainees preparing for cardiac anaesthesia examinations * Presented in question and answer format, with detailed explanations of answers * Includes chapter based on accompanying DVD ROM of 70 echocardiography videos * More than 330 images, diagrams, tables and figures
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Nov 132015
 

Introducing Anaesthesia (Oxford Specialty Training)


By (author): Paul Greig, Nicholas Crabtree

Introducing Anaesthesia is a must-have guide for new trainees beginning their specialty training in anaesthesia. It clearly explains the basics of anaesthetics including scientific principles, pharmacology and clinical practice as well as how to deal with common emergencies. The content addresses what a trainee needs to learn in the first three to six months of specialty training and maps to the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Initial Assessment of Competency.

Designed to provide structured support and learning, Introducing Anaesthesia builds confidence via the inclusion of diagrams and videos which demonstrate techniques and competencies. Clearly written and focused on the initial hurdles which all newcomers to anaesthesia need to overcome, this is an indispensible guide to the the principles and techniques required for trainees to anaesthetize patients on their own and to pass workbased assessments.

This book is ideal for new anaesthetic trainees and for those responsible for their training, mentoring and assessment.Trainees in acute medicine and emergency medicine who need to gain experience in anaesthetics as well as nurses and operating department practitioners will find this text very useful.

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Nov 062015
 

Pediatric Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review


Pediatric Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid. It contains more than 800, realistic, multiple-choice questions tailored to the keywords in the outline of the Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification Examination published by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). To maximize reading efficiency, annotated answers are followed by bulleted key facts and key references. With this book as guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the written primary certification pediatric anesthesiology board exam.
This online version allows access to the full content of the textbook, provides links from all references through to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches and access to the figures that can be downloaded for PowerPoint presentations.
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Nov 052015
 

Shnider and Levinson’s Anesthesia for Obstetrics


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By (author): Maya Suresh MD

Now in a fully updated Fifth Edition, Shnider and Levinson’s Anesthesia for Obstetrics, continues to provide the comprehensive coverage that has made it the leading reference in the field. The rising number of Cesarean births and the more advanced age of first-time mothers in the United States have brought with them an increased risk for complications, making the role of the obstetric anesthesiologist increasingly important.

 

Inside you’ll explore…

• Maternal and Fetal Physiology builds your understanding of placental transfer of drugs.

• Fetal Assessment covers the basics of antenatal assessment and intrapartum monitoring.

• Anesthesia and Analgesia addresses the anesthetic considerations of vaginal and Cesarean delivery.

• Neonatal Well-Being—including neonatal resuscitation and neonatal injury.

• Management of Obstetric Complications helps minimize the risks posed by abnormal positioning, intrapartum fever, and antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage.

• Management of Anesthetic Complications addresses the special problems related to obstetric anesthesia, including embolic events and intubation problems.

• Management of the Parturient with Coexisting Disorders prepares you for the special challenges faced when treating mothers with hypertensive, respiratory, endocrine, neurologic, or other disorders.

• Difficult and Failed Intubation:  Strategies, Prevention, and Management of Airway-Related Catastrophes  addresses the airway related maternal mortality, predictors of difficult airway  and strategies to    manage the unanticipated  difficult airway as well as the critical airway with increasing hyoxemia.

 

NEW to the Fifth Edition…

• New editorial team

• New full-color format

• New sections on Assessment of the Fetus; Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery; Neonatal Well-Being: Old and New Concepts; Ethical, Medical, and Social Challenges and Issues; Maternal Safety, Difficult and Failed   Intubation, Morbidity, and Mortality; and Anesthetic Considerations for Reproductive, In-Utero, and Non-Obstetric Procedures

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Nov 022015
 

SAQs for the Final FRCA


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By (author): Dr James Nickells, Andrew Georgiou, Dr Benjamin Walton

SAQs for the Final FRCA is an invaluable guide to the Short Answer Question paper for the Final FRCA examination, providing 9 papers of 12 questions per paper. Each question is accompanied by a full model answer structured using a star system to indicate the essential, desirable and supplementary information. Most answers also carry references and additional notes giving insight into why a question was written or what the examiner was really after. A highly informative FAQ section gives advice on all aspects of exam preparation. The book is laid out to enable the candidate to practise sitting whole papers of 12 questions or to attempt individual questions. Written by a group of authors who have either just successfully taken the Final FRCA or are regularly involved with training anaesthetists via the Frenchay Final FRCA Crammer Course, SAQs for the Final FRCA is an invaluable tool for your exam preparation!
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Nov 012015
 

Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition


By (author): Pamela E. Macintyre, Stephan A. Schug

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015

Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes?it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions.

Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professionals with simple and practical information to help them manage patients with acute pain safely and effectively. The book also helps them to identify and manage acute pain in more complex patients, for whom effective treatment can be challenging.

In this new edition, chapters have been revised and updated, often extensively, to reflect current knowledge and practice. This resource will undoubtedly be helpful to a variety of professionals in assessing and managing acute pain.

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Oct 302015
 

Practical Issues in Anesthesia and Intensive Care


The contents of this book are a selection taken from materials that have been developed during the preparation of continuing education courses (distance learning), whose scientific advisor is the volume editor, Professor Allaria, and that have never previously been published. The topics considered are wide ranging; particular attention is devoted to general topics of importance to the practitioner, but specific controversial issues, such as the role of goal-directed hemodynamic therapy, are also addressed. All of the authors are recognized experts on the subjects they discuss. The book is part of a wider project that aims to provide updated information each year not only in anesthesiology but also in other fields, including cardiology, ophthalmology, and nephrology.

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Oct 262015
 

Miller’s Anesthesia, 2-Volume Set, 8e


By (author): Ronald D. Miller MD MS, Lars I. Eriksson MD PhD FRCA, Lee A Fleisher MD FACC, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish MD, Neal H Cohen MD MS MPH, William L. Young MD

From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Miller’s Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. This go-to medical reference book offers masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face each day, in addition to providing the most up-to-date information available for effective board preparation.

“Miller’s Anesthesia continues to serve as the most in-depth review textbook of contemporary anesthesia”. Reviewed by: Genevieve Lalonde on behalf of Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  Date: Jan 2015

  • Address the unique needs of pediatric patients with guidance from an entire section on pediatric anesthesia.
  • View more than 1,500 full-color illustrations for enhanced visual clarity.
  • Access step-by-step instructions for patient management, as well as an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems.
  • Quickly reference important concepts with ‘Key Points’ boxes integrated into every chapter.

  • Stay current on today’s most recent anesthetic drugs and guidelines/protocols for anesthetic practice and patient safety, and access expanded coverage on new techniques such as TEE and other monitoring procedures.
  • Remain at the forefront of new developments in anesthesia with coverage of hot topics including Non-OR Anesthesia; Role of the Anesthesiologist in Disasters; Sleep Medicine in Anesthesia; Perioperative and Anesthesia-related Neurotoxicity; Anesthetic Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medicine; and Robotics.
  • Study brand-new chapters on Perioperative Fluid Management; Extracorporeal Support Therapies; Anesthesia for Organ Donation/Procurement; and Malignant Hyperthermia and other Genetic Disorders.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to conveniently search the full text, references, tables, and index from the book on your favorite devices, in addition to accessing regular updates, related websites, and an expanded collection of procedural videos.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

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Oct 192015
 

Handbook of Methadone Prescribing and Buprenorphine Therapy


Methadone and buprenorphine are the only two opioids that are indicated for the management of both pain and opioid-related drug addiction. Both present unique challenges to the general practitioner and pain specialist, requiring a separate analysis from the rest of the drugs in the same family.

Handbook of Methadone Prescribing and Buprenorphine Therapy is an invaluable guide to the safe use of these opioids. Authored by clinical and academic leaders from a variety of settings and backgrounds, this book includes chapters on pharmacology, adverse effects, safe rotation from other opioids, cardiac toxicity, prescribing, pharmacokinetics, equianalgesic dose and replacement therapy.

This comprehensive text provides clinicians, researchers, policy-makers and academicians a resource for all the relevant points in methadone prescribing and buprenorphine therapy.

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Oct 192015
 

Complications in Anesthesiology (Complications in Anesthesiology (Gravenstein))


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This comprehensive, problem-based textbook discusses the full range of complications in anesthesiology. Major sections cover intraoperative and postoperative complications affecting each organ system—respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, ophthalmologic, renal, hematologic and hemostatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, obstetric, immunologic and infectious, and disorders of temperature regulation. Coverage includes problems that are rarely mentioned in older textbooks, such as ischemic optic neuropathy and postoperative cognitive dysfunction.

Chapters address complications associated with specific equipment and techniques, with adverse drug interactions, and with herbal remedies and over-the-counter medications. Also included are chapters on medicolegal issues and risks to the anesthesiologist.

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