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Title The 5-minute anesthesia consult / editor, Nina Singh-Radcliff ; section editor Alan J. Kover ; associate editors Kris E. Radcliff, Emily J. Baird, Ellen Wang
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xlv, 1073 pages) : illustrations
Series 5-minute consult
5-minute consult (Series)
Summary This concise compendium of topics pertinent to modern anesthesiology practice will be useful as a rapid reference for busy anesthesiology clinical practitioners, anesthesiology residents, medical students and others in training. Nurse anesthetists, anesthesiology assistants, perioperative nurses, post-operative intensive care personnel, and other allied health professionals caring for patients before and after anesthetic administration. The contents are offered in both text format as well as applications for smart devices, to be readily at hand in any clinical situation in any clincal location. The editor has drawn from a wide spectrum of expert authors from multiple institutions to compile approximately 480 two-page chapters, in template formats for easy-to-retrieve information. The content is organized into sections on important topics in physiology, pertinent issues for major co-existing diseases/co-existing conditions, key information for important surgical procedures, and guidance for managing a variety of complications encountered in anesthetic practice. In addition, this book contains a drug section in a condensed, easily accessible format with current information about anesthetic drugs and adjuvants, chronic medications that patients may be taking the perioperative period, and medications used to treat complications encountered in the peri-anesthetic period. As anesthesiology care extending to encompass toe spectrum from early evaluatin and optimization/management of preprocedural risk factors. Through post-proceduraminimizeo mininize subsequents complications and/or re-admission, every practitioner can benefit from timely acess to a "one-stop" content source to support evidence-based anesthesiology care. A source that concisely presents the most important concepts on a topic in an accessible manner
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Anesthesia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Surgery, Operative.
Perioperative Period
Surgical Procedures, Operative
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Surgery, Operative
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Singh-Radcliff, Nina.
Kover, Alan J
Radcliff, Kris E
Baird, Emily J
Wang, Ellen.
ISBN 1469822563
Other Titles Five-minute anesthesia consult