Monday, August 22, 2016

A practical approach to obstetric anesthesia 1st ed



This new addition to our highly successful A Practical Approach to Anesthesia series is a comprehensive, accessible guide to obstetric anesthesia, with the substance and depth of a textbook and the convenient, user-friendly features of a handbook. It focuses sharply on clinical issues and is written in outline format for quick reference, with numerous tables, figures, and photographs.
Major sections cover pharmacology and physiology, antepartum considerations, labor and delivery, postpartum issues, and disease states in obstetric patients, including a chapter on obesity and pregnancy. The concluding chapter reviews current guidelines from the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Cancer Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management



This book provides, in a single cohesive source, all the information a health care professional needs to diagnose and select appropriate treatments for the patient with pain associated with cancer. Cancer Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management is clinically oriented and comprehensively addresses all the issues surrounding modern cancer pain management. The authors provide detailed information on common but difficult to treat cancer pain scenarios. Coverage includes state-of-the-art information on treatment options and discussions of the impact of radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery on pain management.

This authoritative, comprehensive clinical reference is essential for all clinicians who treat patients with cancer, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pain specialists, anesthesiologists, primary care physicians, internists, and nurses.
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Anesthesia Review



Anesthesia Review, Second Edition is the ideal study aid for both the written and the oral board examinations in anesthesiology. The first section presents board-format questions in all the major areas of anesthesiology, including physiology, pharmacology, regional anesthesia, pain management, and major organ systems. The second section provides bulleted, outline-format answers that review the knowledge needed to answer the question correctly. The third section contains cases to further prepare readers for oral boards.

This edition includes thoroughly updated information, particularly on airway management, pharmacology, patient safety, and quality assurance. Questions and answers include references to the latest editions of standard anesthesiology textbooks.

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ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy



ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd edition, covers ACLS fundamentals, including detailed, illustrated information on techniques for life support, real-life case scenarios, arrhythmia recognition and treatment, defibrillation procedures, I.V. techniques, cardiovascular pharmacology, myocardial infarction recognition and treatment, special resuscitation situations, and more. Features such as an easy-to-use, bulleted format that contains illustrations, algorithms, and graphics help clarify ACLS guidelines. Quick quizzes and a comprehensive test help the student put ACLS knowledge to the test. ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd edition, will help health care professionals successfully complete the American Heart Association's (AHA's) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course and certification exam. This quick-review study guide summarizes and supplements core concepts contained in the ACLS course.
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A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia



A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia is the latest addition in the Practical Approach to Anesthesiology series.  This important volume provides updated information on the approach and management for both adult and pediatric patients’ physiology dealing with neurosurgical conditions.  The outline format with key concepts provides rapid access to clear diagnostic and management guidance for a broad range of neurosurgical and neuroanesthesiology procedures as well as neurocritical care problems.
Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of clinical practice focusing on key points, clinical pearls, and key references.  This new text provides expert recommendations on critical pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care for both adult and pediatric patients undergoing neurosurgical and neuroradiologic procedures.
A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia is a concise, portable reference suitable for use by anesthesia residents and fellows, practicing anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and anesthesiologist assistants.
Inside You’ll find:
·     A focus on both adult and pediatric neuroanesthesiology and neuroradiological procedures, which is critical to providing the most comprehensive text available for neuroanesthesiology
·     Outline format with highlighted key references, key points, and clinical pearls makes important information easy to find
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