It is a comprehensive accessible guide to general and local anesthesia,
with the substance and depth of a textbook. Covers clinical aspects of
preoperative evaluation and administration of anesthesia for
postoperative pain management of the critically ill surgical and medical
patients on various life-support systems. Presents essential aspects,
theoretical details with illustrations, photographs and line drawings.
Provides clinical reference in cardiac anesthesia with complete
information on drugs, monitoring cardio pulmonary bypass, circulatory
support and anesthetic management of cardiac disorders. Section 1 THE
PREOPERATIVE PERIOD, 1. Intravenous Anesthesic Agents and Opioids, 2.
Inhalational Anesthetic Agents, 3. Physiology of Neuromuscular Blockade
and Neuromuscular Pharmacology, 4. The Anesthesia Machine, 5.
Preoperative Evaluation of patients, SECTION 2 THE INTRAOPERATIVE
PERIOD, 6. Monitoring the Patient Under Anesthesia, 7. Vascular
Cannulation, 8. Airway Management, 9. Neuraxial (Spinal and Epidural)
Blockade, 10. Peripheral Nerve Blocks, 11. Fluid Therapy and
Transfusion, SECTION 3. THE POSTOPERATIVE PERIOD, 12. Post-anesthesia
Care, 13. Oxygen Therapy, 14. Infection and the Anesthesiologist,
SECTION 4 CRITICAL CARE, 15. Care of the Patient in the ICU, 16.
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