Nurse Anesthesia - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition
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Nurse Anesthesia - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition


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.

    • 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.
        • 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.

        Unit I: Professional Issues

        1. Nurse Anesthesia: A History of Challenge

        2. Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Practice and Education in the United States NEW!

        3. Legal Concepts in Nurse Anesthesia Practice

        Unit II: Scientific Foundations

        4. Nurse Anesthesia Research: Science of an Orderly, Purposeful, and Systematic Nature

        5. General Principles, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Receptor Concepts

        6. Pharmacokinetics

        7. Pharmacokinetics of Inhalation Anesthetics

        8. Inhalation Anesthetics

        9. Intravenous Induction Agents

        10. Local Anesthetics

        11. Opioid Agonists and Antagonists

        12. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Reversal Agents and Their Monitoring

        13. Autonomic and Cardiac Pharmacology

        14. Chemistry and Physics of Anesthesia

        Unit III: Technology Related to Anesthesia Practice

        15. Anesthesia Equipment

        16. Clinical Monitoring I: Cardiovascular System

        17. Clinical Monitoring II: Respiratory and Metabolic Systems

        18. Clinical Monitoring III: Neurological System

        Unit IV: Preoperative Preparation

        19. Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation of the Patient

        Unit V: Intraoperative Management

        20. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Blood Component Therapy

        21. Positioning for Anesthesia and Surgery

        22. Airway Management

        23. Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management

        24. Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery

        25. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery

        26. Respiratory Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management

        27. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

        28. Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, and Neuroanesthesia

        29. Renal Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management

        30. Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal Disorders and Anesthesia

        31. Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery

        32. Musculoskeletal System Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Anesthesia Management

        33. The Endocrine System and Anesthesia

        34. Hematology and Anesthesia

        35. Thermal Injury and Anesthesia

        36. Trauma Anesthesia

        37. Outpatient Anesthesia

        38. Anesthesia for Ear, Nose, Throat, and Maxillofacial Surgery

        39. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Procedures

        40. Anesthesia for Orthopedics and Podiatry

        41. The Immune System and Anesthesia

        42. Anesthesia and Laser Surgery

        43. Obesity and Anesthesia Practice

        44. Regional Anesthesia: Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia

        45. Regional Anesthesia: Upper and Lower Extremity Blocks

        46. Obstetric Anesthesia

        47. Neonatal Anesthesia

        48. Pediatric Anesthesia

        49. Geriatrics and Anesthesia Practice

        50. Postanesthesia Recovery

        51. Pain Management

        52. Anesthesia for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Procedures

        53. Anesthesia Complications

        John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, Director, School of Anesthesia, Kaiser Permanente, California State University-Fullerton, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, CA, Sass Elisha and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists, Chicago, IL


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