Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Author: Wilton C. Levine,Rae M. Allain,Theodore A. Alston,Peter F. Dunn,Jean Kwo,Carl E. Rosow

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451149190

Category: Medical

Page: 728

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Relied on for over 30 years by resident and practicing anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists, this best-selling pocket reference is now in its Eighth Edition. In an easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia, perioperative care, critical care, and pain management. The book has been written, reviewed, updated, and field-tested by the internationally recognized Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: William E. Hurford,Massachusetts General Hospital. Dept. of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781737180

Category: Medical

Page: 786

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Relied on for 20 years by resident and practicing anesthesiologists and CRNAs, this best-selling pocket reference is now in its Sixth Edition. In easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods. Each chapter is written by a Massachusetts General Hospital resident with a faculty mentor, and the entire book has been reviewed, updated, and field-tested by the anesthesia staff. This edition includes new information on muscle relaxants, opioids, minimally invasive abdominal surgery, pediatrics, end-of-life issues, and latex allergies, plus a comprehensive, alphabetical drug appendix. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Sixth Edition, is now available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details on this new electronic version, edited by Peter Dunn, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital, for PDA

Author: Theodore A. Alston, .

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781768177

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The newly revised Seventh Edition of the best-selling handbook, Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital, is available in PDA format. This easy-to-navigate handheld reference provides instant access to current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods and in the ICU. Coverage includes a comprehensive, alphabetical drug appendix, adult and pediatric resuscitation guidelines, an anesthesia machine checklist, and information on complementary and alternative medicine and end-of-life issues. This edition includes new information on quality assessment, patient safety, the electronic medical record, and new techniques and medications. Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices Also Available for iPhone/IPod touch

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: Richard M. Pino

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496322541

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Apply today’s best practices in anesthesiology! Relied on for over 30 years by practicing anesthesiologists and residents as well as nurse anesthetists, Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital offers you current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines on all facets of anesthesia, perioperative care, critical care, and pain management from a host of seasoned experts.

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: Wilton C. Levine,Theodore A. Alston,Rae M. Allain

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781605474601

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Relied on for over 25 years by residents, practicing anesthesiologists, and CRNAs, this best selling pocket reference is now in its Eighth Edition. In an easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods and in the ICU.

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Author: William E. Hurford

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781715232

Category: Anesthesiology

Page: 805

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Now in a revised, updated Fifth Edition, this best-selling pocket reference provides detailed descriptions of common procedures and practical guidelines for handling difficult situations. This edition places much greater emphasis on perioperative management, including preoperative evaluation and testing, intraoperative management, and postoperative care and pain control. New information is included on preanesthetic evaluation and testing; ambulatory surgery; patient safety and crisis management techniques; infectious diseases, including viral hepatitis and HIV; new intravenous and inhalation anesthetic agents; anesthesia for thoracic and aortic surgery; anesthesia for obstetrics and gynecology; postanesthesia care; perioperative respiratory insufficiency; cardiopulmonary resuscitation protocols; and pain management.

Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing - E-Book

A Critical Care Approach

Author: Jan Odom-Forren

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455751499

Category: Medical

Page: 880

View: 9736

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Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 6th Edition is the most comprehensive book on the market specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. The book features five distinct sections – the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. This edition expands coverage of evidence based research and adds a new chapter on care of the obese patient undergoing bariatric surgery. Written by Jan Odom-Forren, an expert in the anesthesia and post-operative fields, Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing is also an excellent study tool for ASPAN certification. Five separate sections provide coverage including the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. An overview of essential PACU concepts section covers issues such as patient safety, evidence-based research, and legal/ethical considerations Anatomy and physiology chapters cover physiologic considerations for each body system Pharmacology chapters cover basic principles as well as types of anesthetic agents such as intravenous anesthetics and regional anesthesia, including the physiology of action and the appropriate nursing interventions to prepare you for common situations in the PACU. Nursing care chapters cover assessment, patient education, complications, pain management, and care of specialty-surgery patients. A section on special considerations covers the care of patients of different ages and those with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, and cardiac arrest. Coverage of current policies and issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice includes patient safety, infection control, managed care implications, pain management, and bioterrorism. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology for a comprehensive look at disease and treatment. NEW Evidence Based Research boxes are added to all the chapters in Section IV and Section V. NEW! Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery chapter discusses the challenges that weight-loss surgery presents to the patient and perianesthesia nurse. Streamlined format includes an overview, chapter summary, and references for each chapter. More than 275 illustrations show key concepts and principles of care. Updated The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACU chapter includes content on healthcare reform. Revised Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACU chapter includes content on patient safety. Expanded Evidence-based Practice and Research and Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACU chapters include coverage of new developments and practices.

Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing - E-Book

Author: ASPAN,Barbara Putrycus,Jacqueline Ross

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455749826

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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The only question-based CAPA and CPAN exam review available, Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 3rd Edition is written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) -- the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, practice, standards and research. A total of 600 multiple-choice review questions includes case study and clinical application questions, answers, comprehensive rationales, and references to current research. Questions are updated to reflect the latest standards of practice and ABPANC's examination blueprints. From Barbara Putrycus and Jacqueline Ross, this ASPAN practice tool helps you review the core knowledge and essential skills you need for in-hospital or ambulatory certification. It has come to our attention that that there are errors in the 3rd edition of ASPAN/Putrycus/Ross: Certification Review for Perianesthesia Nursing. Those errors have now been corrected. Please contact Customer Service at 1-800-545-2522 and mention part number 9996090566 to receive the corrections. We sincerely apologize for any problems this may have caused. UNIQUE! Review is based on the latest CPAN and CAPA examination blueprints, preparing you for the four core areas of knowledge tested: physiological, behavioral and cognitive, safety, and patient advocacy. Essential core concepts and cross references to ASPAN's PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition, are listed in the beginning of each chapter. Case study and clinical application questions include answers, correct answer rationales, and individual rationale references for each question. Chapters are broken into sets, with at least 20 multiple-choice questions included in each set. Convenient index is organized by question number rather than page number. Questions are revised or completely new to reflect the latest standards of practice and ABPANC's examination blueprints. Updated rationales and references are provided. New format features answers and rationales after each set of questions and also provides an answer key for all chapters at the end of the book. A chapter outline is included at the beginning of every chapter, and thumb tabs help you navigate more easily through the book.

Essential Clinical Anesthesia

Author: Charles Vacanti,Scott Segal,Pankaj Sikka,Richard Urman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139498401

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The clinical practice of anesthesia has undergone many advances in the past few years, making this the perfect time for a new state-of-the-art anesthesia textbook for practitioners and trainees. The goal of this book is to provide a modern, clinically focused textbook giving rapid access to comprehensive, succinct knowledge from experts in the field. All clinical topics of relevance to anesthesiology are organized into 29 sections consisting of more than 180 chapters. The print version contains 166 chapters that cover all of the essential clinical topics, while an additional 17 chapters on subjects of interest to the more advanced practitioner can be freely accessed at www.cambridge.org/vacanti. Newer techniques such as ultrasound nerve blocks, robotic surgery and transesophageal echocardiography are included, and numerous illustrations and tables assist the reader in rapidly assimilating key information. This authoritative text is edited by distinguished Harvard Medical School faculty, with contributors from many of the leading academic anesthesiology departments in the United States and an introduction from Dr S. R. Mallampati. This book is your essential companion when preparing for board review and recertification exams and in your daily clinical practice.

The MGH Textbook of Anesthetic Equipment E-Book

Author: Warren Sandberg,Richard Urman,Jesse Ehrenfeld

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143771465X

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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The MGH Textbook of Anesthetic Equipment by Warren Sandberg, MD, Richard Urman, MD, and Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, provides expert coverage on the latest and best anesthetic equipment. Technology-driven changes, together with the high risks associated with anesthesia delivery, require that you understand everything from physics fundamentals to special situations to troubleshooting so you can safely and effectively use all the equipment and instrumentation in today’s operating rooms. This one-stop, full-color reference, edited by an expert team from Massachusetts General Hospital, skillfully brings you up to speed. Ensure your patients receive the best care possible with excellent coverage of all monitoring techniques including transesophageal echocardiography. Improve patient safety with information on temperature monitoring and control. Update your knowledge of emergency room airway equipment to ensure the best results. Decide which equipment is best suited for anesthesia delivery both inside and outside the hospital.

2012 Essential Med Notes

Comprehensive Medical Reference & Review for USMLE II & MCCQE I

Author: Jesse M. Klostranec

Publisher: The Toronto Notes

ISBN: 0980939798

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 1400

View: 6655

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This text presents the most comprehensive resource available that focuses on exam preparation for the MCCQE Part 1 and the USMLE Step 2. Written in a concise, easy-to-read style, this annually revised text includes relevant clinical information on 29 medical subspecialties.

Clinical Fluid Therapy in the Perioperative Setting

Author: Robert G. Hahn

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139501038

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Clinical Fluid Therapy in the Peri-Operative Setting brings together some of the world's leading clinical experts in fluid management to explain what you should know when providing infusion fluids to surgical and critical care patients. Current evidence-based knowledge, essential basic science and modern clinical practice are explained in 25 focused and authoritative chapters. Each chapter guides the reader in the use of fluid therapy in all aspects of peri-operative patient care. Guidance is given on the correct selection, quantity and composition of fluids required as a consequence of the underlying pathology and state of hydration of the patient, and the type and duration of surgery. Edited by Robert G. Hahn, a highly experienced clinician and award-winning researcher in fluid therapy, this is essential reading for all anaesthetists, intensivists and surgeons.

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: Ted A. Lennard,David G Vivian,Stevan DOW Walkowski,Aneesh K. Singla

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737749

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 9794

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In the 3rd Edition of Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice, Dr. Ted Lennard helps you offer the most effective care to your patients by taking you through the various approaches to pain relief used in physiatry today. In this completely updated, procedure-focused volume, you’ll find nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques supplemented by a comprehensive online video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com. You’ll also find extensive coverage of injection options for every joint, plus discussions of non-injection-based pain relief options such as neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. Offer your patients today’s most advanced pain relief with nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques, masterfully presented by respected physiatrist Ted Lennard, MD. Make informed treatment decisions and provide effective relief with comprehensive discussions of all of the injection options for every joint. Apply the latest non-injection-based treatments for pain relief including neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. See how to get the best results with a comprehensive video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com, and access the complete text and images online.

Manual of Clinical Anesthesiology

Author: Larry F. Chu,Andrea Fuller

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451153996

Category: Medical

Page: 1300

View: 8390

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This portable manual provides a highly visual, rapid-reference resource that presents anesthesia in a practical and clinically-focused manner. Manual of Clinical Anesthesiology guides anesthesiologists in rapid and focused clinical decision making with its practical, clinically-focused chapters on anesthesia management. This highly formatted manual includes chapter summaries to highlight key points discussed within each chapter, color-coded sections to quickly identify information, and icons calling out pearls and pitfalls. Chapters are short and easy to read. The book includes four atlases for rapid reference: Atlas of Transesophageal Echocardiography, Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, Atlas of Anesthesia Procedures, and Crisis Management Cognitive Aids. There is also a Drug Dosing pull-out card for rapid reference. A section covering Anesthesia Phrases in Foreign Languages will enhance communication with non-English speaking patients in situations where an interpreter may not be available.

Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee

A Visual Guide

Author: Thomas J. Gill

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556428586

Category: Medical

Page: 228

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As minimally invasive surgeries for commonly scoped joints increase, the Visual Arthroscopy Series led by Dr. James R. Andrews and Dr. Tal S. David will answer the call for all in orthopedic surgery seeking succinct and highly visual books that will provide step-by step-instructions on arthroscopic techniques for the shoulder, knee, and hip. Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee: A Visual Guide by Dr. Thomas J. Gill is unique in its presentation in that it is meant to be used as a “how-to” technique guide that includes intraoperative photos taken with the arthroscope, detailing and illustrating each step in arthroscopic surgery of the knee from start to finish. Dr. Thomas J. Gill is joined by multiple contributors, each a national leader in his or her area of expertise. As each expert presents his or her experience with each procedure, (and not a review of the current literature), the orthopedist will benefit from the vast experience of this group of experts. Some chapter topics include: • Diagnostic Arthroscopy—set-up and instrumentation • Articular Cartilage Resurfacing-microfracture; osteochondral transplantation; autologous chondrocyte implantation • Pediatric Osteochondral Injuries—special issues and techniques • ACL—current topics in both single-and double-bundle reconstruction • PCL—current topics in both single-and double-bundle transtibial and tibial inlay techniques Inside You Will Find: • A description of surgical goals • Step-by-step “how-to” and illustrative instructions • Tips and pearls and pitfalls section With the precise instructions of an illustrative “how-to” guide, Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee: A Visual Guide is highly organized and easy-to-read resource perfect for orthopedic residents, fellows, and experiences surgeons involved with sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery. Other titles in the Visual Arthroscopy Series: Arthroscopic Techniques of the Hip: A Visual Guide by Dr. Bryan Kelly and Dr. Mark J. Philippon Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide by Dr. Tal S. David and Dr. James R. Andrews