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Nurse Anesthesia : 5th Edition - John J. Nagelhout

Hardcover Published: 8th February 2013
ISBN: 9781455706129
Number Of Pages: 1424

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Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 5th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of both scientific principles and evidence-based practice. It offers a complete overview of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology, and offers practical coverage of equipment and anesthesia management.

This edition includes updated information on pharmacokinetics, clinical monitoring, drug delivery systems, and complications, and revises chapters on airway management and anesthesia for cardiac surgery. Written by leading nurse anesthesia experts John Nagelhout and Karen Plaus, this perennial bestseller prepares anesthesia students and CRNAs for today's clinical anesthesia practice.

Key Features

  • Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment depict complex concepts and information.
  • An easy-to-use organization covers basic principles first, and builds on those with individual chapters for each surgical specialty.
  • UPDATED references make it quick and simple to find the latest and most important research in the field.
  • Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format.
  • Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information you'll use in daily practice.
  • UPDATED pharmacology information includes pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs.
New to this Edition
  • Over 100 NEW photos and illustrations enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts.
  • UPDATED Airway Management and Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery chapters are thoroughly revised.
  • NEW coverage includes robotics, screening applications, and non-operating room best practices.

Professional Issues
Nurse Anesthesia: A History of Challenge
Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Practice and Education in the United States NEW!
Legal ConceptsĀ in Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Scientific Foundations
Nurse Anesthesia Research: Science of an Orderly, Purposeful, and Systematic Nature
General Principles, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Receptor Concepts
Pharmacokinetics of Inhalation Anesthetics
Inhalation Anesthetics
Intravenous Induction Agents
Local Anesthetics
Opioid Agonists and Antagonists
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Reversal Agents and Their Monitoring
Autonomic and Cardiac Pharmacology
Chemistry and Physics of Anesthesia
Technology Related to Anesthesia Practice
Anesthesia Equipment
Clinical Monitoring I: Cardiovascular System
Clinical Monitoring II: Respiratory and Metabolic Systems
Clinical Monitoring III: Neurological System
Preoperative Preparation
Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation of the Patient
Intraoperative Management
Fluids, Electrolytes, and Blood Component Therapy
Positioning for Anesthesia and Surgery
Airway Management
Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management
Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery
Respiratory Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, and Neuroanesthesia
Renal Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management
Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal Disorders and Anesthesia
Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery
Musculoskeletal System Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management
The Endocrine System and Anesthesia
Hematology and Anesthesia
Thermal Injury and Anesthesia
Trauma Anesthesia
Outpatient Anesthesia
Anesthesia for Ear, Nose, Throat, and Maxillofacial Surgery
Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Procedures
Anesthesia for Orthopedics and Podiatry
The Immune System and Anesthesia
Anesthesia and Laser Surgery
Obesity and Anesthesia Practice
Regional Anesthesia: Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia
Regional Anesthesia: Upper and Lower Extremity Blocks
Obstetric Anesthesia
Neonatal Anesthesia
Pediatric Anesthesia
Geriatrics and Anesthesia Practice
Postanesthesia Recovery
Pain Management
Anesthesia for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Procedures
Anesthesia Complications
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ISBN: 9781455706129
ISBN-10: 1455706124
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1424
Published: 8th February 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.6  x 5.5
Weight (kg): 3.09
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised

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