Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease Roberta L. Hines, MD, Nicholas M. Greene Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; and Katherine E. Marschall, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Today’s leading authorities present the succinct, yet thorough guidance you need to successfully avoid or manage complications stemming from pre-existing medical conditions. Organized by disease, the new edition of this popular guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest information on definition, current pathophysiology, significant pre-, intra-, and postoperative factors of the disease process, anesthetic judgment, and management. A new, more user-friendly design and organization—and completely redrawn illustrations—make reference easier than ever. And now, as an Expert Consult title, this reference includes access to the complete contents online, for convenient reference where and when you need it!
"An excellent reference for those who need a comprehensive review of the current practice of internal medicine as it relates to anesthesia...A wellspring of information...worthwhile and useful.” —Anesthesia and Analgesia
Offers comprehensive guidance from respected authorities to help you effectively manage the complete spectrum of comorbidities before, during, and after surgery.
Provides case examples that explain how to overcome a wide range of challenges.
Presents detailed discussions of common diseases, while coverage of more rare diseases highlights their unique features that could be of importance in the perioperative period.
Examines specific anesthesia considerations for special patient populations—including pediatric and geriatric patients—to help you avoid complications.
Features abundant tables that provide fast access to the most pertinent aspects of every condition.
New to this Edition
Offers access to a companion web site offering the complete contents of the book—fully searchable—for rapid consultation from anyplace with an Internet connection.
Includes completely redrawn illustrations, enhancing the clarity and visual effect of the material.
Presents the latest anesthesia guidelines for patients with ischemic heart disease, congestive heart failure, asthma, immune system dysfunction, and more.
Features a new, more user-friendly design and organization to expedite quick access to the answers you need.
Handbook for Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, 3rd Ed.
Format Softcover Medium Paper ISBN 9781416039976 Copyright Year 2009 Edition 3 Length 525 Pages
The peerless authority you trust...the portability you need! This practical handbook covers all of the most critical, clinically relevant topics from Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, 5th Edition in a format suitable for a quick-reference guide you can carry in your coat pocket. The new edition presents the results of the latest clinical trials to help you make the most effective clinical decisions, while new illustrations aid in clarifying complex concepts. You’ll have convenient access to dependable guidance on a full range of pre-existing conditions that may impact the perioperative management of surgical patients.
Presents complex cases representing the full spectrum of pre-existing conditions.
Provides information on specialized patient populations—including pediatric and geriatric patients—that highlight important clinical considerations for these groups.
Uses an outline format, making guidance easy.
Follows the same chapter organization as Stoelting’s Anethesia and Co-Existing Disease, 5th Edition, enabling you to reference the parent text for more in-depth guidance.
Features abundant tables that provide fast access to the most pertinent aspects of each condition.
New to this Edition
Incorporates the results of the latest clinical trials so you can be confident in making the most effective clinical decisions.
Features additional illustrations that clarify complex concepts.