Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review, 5th Edition
From basic sciences to general anesthesia and subspecialty considerations, Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review prepares you for certification and re-certification examinations as well as clinical practice. One thousand completely updated review questions—vetted by Mayo residents—cover the latest discoveries and techniques in physics, biochemistry, and anesthesia equipment; the newest drugs and drug categories; and the most recent information on all anesthesia subspecialties. Easily accessible and concise, this is the perfect resource to ensure mastery of anesthesiology.
- Test your knowledge of anesthesia through the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of basic science and clinical practice for an effective review.
- Rely on trustworthy sources and a consistent level of difficulty with questions vetted by Mayo residents.
- Familiarize yourself with the current ABA exam content and format. With hundreds of thoroughly revised, challenging board review questions and answers, this essential study guide is an ideal way to assess and enhance your mastery of the information you need to know covering: the latest discoveries and techniques in physics, biochemistry, and anesthesia equipment; the newest drugs and drug categories; and the most recent information on all anesthesia subspecialties.
- Effortlessly study important points and reinforce your understanding with discussions after each question, along with corresponding page references to major anesthesia texts so it’s easy to find more information on any subject.
- Take it with you anywhere! With Expert Consult, you'll have access to the full text, question bank and more online, and as an eBook - at no additional cost!
Part 1 Basic Sciences
1. Anesthesia Equipment and Physics
2. Respiratory Physiology and Critical Care Medicine
3. Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Drugs
4. Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Volatile Anesthetics
Part 2 Clinical Sciences
5. Blood Products, Transfusion, and Fluid Therapy
6. General Anesthesia
7. Pediatric Physiology and Anesthesia
8. Obstetric Physiology and Anesthesia
9. Neurologic Physiology and Anesthesia
10. Anatomy, Regional Anesthesia, and Pain Management
11. Cardiovascular Physiology and Anesthesia
Brian A. Hall, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and Robert C. Chantigian, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota