Nov 212015
 

Pocket Anesthesia (Pocket Notebook Series)


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By (author): Richard Urman, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld

Designed for easy transport and quick reference, Pocket Anesthesia, presents essential information that residents, anesthesiologists, CRNAs, and medical students need on the wards and in the operating room. Edited by anesthesia faculty at Harvard Medical School, this pocket-size reference is ideally suited for today’s fast-paced anesthesia environment—it is concise, easy to read, and evidence-based. Essential information is presented in a well-organized schematic outline format with many tables, algorithms, and diagrams. The book is filled with must-know facts about drugs, frequent intraoperative problems, differential diagnosis, common disease states, patient evaluation, and anesthetic considerations for each subspecialty.  New to the revised, second edition, is the inclusion of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia procedures.


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Nov 202015
 

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine


By (author): Paul E. Bigeleisen MD, Michael Gofeld MD, Steven L. Orebaugh MD

Get up-to-date on all of the techniques that are rapidly becoming today’s standard of care with Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2nd Edition. With this extensively revised edition, you’ll see how the increased use of  ultrasound for diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain and other medical conditions can transform your patient care. Noted authorities discuss the techniques you need to know for upper and lower extremity blocks, truncal blocks, pain blocks, trauma and critical care, and more.

Key Features:
  • Quickly grasp the salient features of each block, including indications, relevant anatomy, the transducer type, needle, local anesthetic, technique, tips, and references for further study.
  • Learn from global experts on topics such as recent ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal blocks and the uses of ultrasound in the treatment of shock and trauma.
  • Get up to speed on new techniques, thanks to 48 new chapters covering transforaminal cervical injections, cervical facet injections, insertion of peripheral nerve stimulators using ultrasound guidance, genital femoral nerve injections, suprascapular nerve injection, ultrasound guidance to fill implanted pain reservoir, sacroiliac injections, and much more.
  • Care for your young patients more effectively with a separate section devoted to pediatric regional anesthesia. 
  • See exactly how to perform the techniques with high-quality ultrasound images and depictions of relevant anatomy.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
  • Videos of selected procedures.
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation.
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web.
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation.
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text.
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues.
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use.
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Nov 202015
 

Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide


By (author): Alwin Chuan, David M. Scott

Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is an essential companion to the practice of regional anaesthesia for consultants and trainees in the specialty. Filled with practical advice and carefully designed for ease of use, this book is the helpful aid to practice that anaesthetists have been waiting for.

The book covers all the major blocks by anatomical region, from the head and upper extremities, to the lower extremities and para-axial region. The technique for each procedure is prefaced by information on its difficulty, indications, contraindications, and potential side-effects. Every procedure is also accompanied by a range of high-quality clinical photographs and anatomical drawings that demonstrate the importance of applying anatomical knowledge in practical anaesthetic procedures.

Regional anaesthesia is a fast-moving specialty, and this book takes into account recent advances in ultrasound-guided techniques with a strong focus on real-time observation of needle placement. Landmark-placed blocks have are also covered for clinicians without access to ultrasound technology.

Regional Anaesthesia: A Pocket Guide is a unique compilation of anaesthetic techniques that offers support and guidance for any trainee or specialist in their every day practice.

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Nov 202015
 

Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures


By (author): Sudhir Diwan, Peter Staats

CONFIDENTLY PERFORM ESSENTIAL PROCEDURES WITH THE MOST COMPLETE FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE

This must-have resource presents an encyclopedic, yet focused visual survey of pain medicine, with a strong emphasis on procedural technique and safety. Throughout, you’ll find detailed, evidence-based guidance on more than 70 pain medicine procedures–all supported by an illustrated presentation that includes 950 figures (many in full color). Chapters are consistently designed–covering indications, procedural steps, and complications–with the text presented in a succinct, bulleted style.

Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures begins with an incisive review of basic applications such as safety and image guidance and then proceeds to core procedures, from spinal interventions and musculoskeletal injections to peripheral nerve blocks. The book also offers in-depth insights on ultrasound guidance as well as fluoroscopic guidance of procedures. The evidence-based focus ensures that the procedures and techniques discussed are grounded in the peer-reviewed medical literature and the very latest pain medicine perspectives.

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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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