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Miller's Anesthesia - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition


From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Miller’s Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. This go-to medical reference book offers masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face each day, in addition to providing the most up-to-date information available for effective board preparation.

"Miller’s Anesthesia continues to serve as the most in-depth review textbook of contemporary anesthesia". Reviewed by: Genevieve Lalonde on behalf of Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  Date: Jan 2015

    • Address the unique needs of pediatric patients with guidance from an entire section on pediatric anesthesia.
    • View more than 1,500 full-color illustrations for enhanced visual clarity.
    • Access step-by-step instructions for patient management, as well as an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems.
    • Quickly reference important concepts with ‘Key Points’ boxes integrated into every chapter.
      • Stay current on today's most recent anesthetic drugs and guidelines/protocols for anesthetic practice and patient safety, and access expanded coverage on new techniques such as TEE and other monitoring procedures.
      • Remain at the forefront of new developments in anesthesia with coverage of hot topics including Non-OR Anesthesia; Role of the Anesthesiologist in Disasters; Sleep Medicine in Anesthesia; Perioperative and Anesthesia-related Neurotoxicity; Anesthetic Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medicine; and Robotics.
      • Study brand-new chapters on Perioperative Fluid Management; Extracorporeal Support Therapies; Anesthesia for Organ Donation/Procurement; and Malignant Hyperthermia and other Genetic Disorders.
      • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to conveniently search the full text, references, tables, and index from the book on your favorite devices, in addition to accessing regular updates, related websites, and an expanded collection of procedural videos.

      Part I Introduction

      Chapter 1. Scope of Modern Anesthetic Practice

      Chapter 2. The International Scope, Practice and Legal Aspects of Anesthesia

      Chapter 3. Perioperative Management

      Chapter 4. Operating Room Management

      Chapter 5. Medical Informatics

      Chapter 6. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

      Chapter 7. Human Performance and Patient Safety

      Chapter 8. Patient Simulation

      Chapter 9. Teaching Anesthesia

      Chapter 10. Ethical Aspects of Anesthesia Care

      Chapter 11. Legal Aspects of Anesthesia Care in America

      Chapter 12. Anesthesia Business Models

      Part II Anesthetic Physiology

      Chapter 13. Consciousness, Memory and Anesthesia

      Chapter 14. Sleep Medicine

      Chapter 15. Perioperative and Anesthesia Neurotoxicity

      Chapter 16. The Autonomic Nervous System

      Chapter 17. Cerebral Physiology and the Effects of Anesthetic Drugs

      Chapter 18. Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology

      Chapter 19. Respiratory Physiology and Pathophysiology

      Chapter 20. Cardiac Physiology

      Chapter 21. Gastrointestinal Physiology and Pathophysiology

      Chapter 22. Hepatic Pathology and Pathophysiology

      Chapter 23. Renal Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology 

      Part III Anesthetic Pharmacology

      Chapter 24. Basic Principles of Pharmacology

      Chapter 25. Inhaled Anesthetics: Mechanism of Action

      Chapter 26. Inhaled Anesthetics Phamacokinetics: Uptake, Distribution, Metabolism, and Toxicity

      Chapter 27. Inhaled Anesthetics: Pulmonary Pharmacology

      Chapter 28. Inhaled Anesthetics: Cardiovascular Pharmacology

      Chapter 29. Inhaled Anesthetics: Delivery Systems

      Chapter 30. Intravenous Anesthetics

      Chapter 31. Opioid Analgesics

      Chapter 32. Nonopioid Pain Medications

      Chapter 33. Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems

      Chapter 34. Pharmacology of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

      Chapter 35. Reversal (Antagonism) of Neuromuscular Blockade

      Chapter 36. Local Anesthetics

      Part IV Anesthesia Managment

      Chapter 37. Risk of Anesthesia

      Chapter 38. Preoperative Evaluation

      Chapter 39. Anesthetic Implications of Concurrent Diseases

      Chapter 40. Anesthetic Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medications

      Chapter 41. Patient Positioning and Associated Risks

      Chapter 42. Neuromuscular Disorders and Other Genetic Disorders

      Chapter 43. Malignant Hyperthermia and Muscle-Related Disorders

      Chapter 44. Fundamental Principles of Monitoring Instrumentation

      Chapter 45. Cardiovascular Monitoring

      Chapter 46. Perioperative Echocardiography

      Chapter 47. Electrocardiography, Perioperative Ischemia, and Myocardial Infarction

      Chapter 48. Implantable Cardiac Pulse Generators: Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators

      Chapter 49. Neurologic Monitoring

      Chapter 50. Monitoring Brain State During General Anesthesia and Sedation

      Chapter 51. Respiratory Monitoring

      Chapter 52. Renal Function Monitoring

      Chapter 53. Neuromuscular Monitoring

      Chapter 54. Temperature Regulation and Monitoring

      Chapter 55. Airway Management in the Adult

      Chapter 56. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia

      Chapter 57. Peripheal Nerve Blocks

      Chapter 58. Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia

      Chapter 59. Perioperative Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy

      Chapter 60. Perioperative Acid-Base Balance

      Chapter 61. Patient Blood Management: Transfusion Therapy

      Chapter 62. Patient Blood Management: Coagulation

      Chapter 63. Patient Blood Management: Autologous Blood Procurement, Recombinant Factor Vlla Therapy, and Blood Untilization

      Part V Adult Subspeciality Management

      Chapter 64. Anest

      Ronald D. Miller, MD, MS, Professor Emertius of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, Lars I. Eriksson, MD, PhD, FRCA, Professor and Academic Chair, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden, Lee A Fleisher, MD, FACC, Robert Dunning Dripps Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, MD, Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Neal H Cohen, MD, MS, MPH, Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California and William L. Young, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology, Director, Center for Cerebrovascular Research, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
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