ISBN: 9781416050247
Page Count: 840
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $67.95

Handbook of Nurse Anesthesia, 4th Edition

by John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN and Karen Plaus, PhD, CRNA, FAAN
ISBN: 9781416050247
Page Count: 840
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $67.95
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Small enough to keep with you on the job, this well organized and fully updated reference created just for nurse anesthetists helps you find important information quickly. Descriptions of surgical procedures include patient monitoring and assessments that happen before, during, and after. Drugs are listed by generic name, and information on trade names, dosages, indications, adverse effects and more is provided with each. Disease descriptions include key lab results, clinical manifestations, and anesthesia implications. Together, these supply you with what you need to provide the best care for your patients.
    • Over 100 tables and boxes offer quick access to important aspects of a patient’s medical condition.
    • Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date and relevant clinical information you’ll use in daily practice.
    • Detailed information for pediatric and geriatric patients prepares you for the special considerations of any patient population.
    • Disease monographs include definition, incidence and prevalence, etiology, laboratory results, clinical manifestations, treatment, anesthetic considerations, and prognosis.
    • Monographs for surgical procedures include a brief description, preoperative assessments, anesthetic technique, perioperative management, and postoperative implications.
    • Drug monographs include generic names, trade names, indications, anesthetic considerations, pharmacokinetics, precautions and contraindications, dosages, and adverse effects.
    • Sections on neonatal anesthetic procedures and complications highlight the specific needs of infant patients.
    • Updated disease information includes the latest treatment and anesthetic considerations.
    • Coverage of new procedures brings you the latest advances in anesthesia for minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgeries.
    • The latest safety and documentation information keeps you up-to-date with the latest advances in the field.
  • Part I: Common Diseases

    Section 1: Cardiovascular System

    Section 2: Central Nervous System

    Section 3: Endocrine System

    Section 4: Gastrointestinal System

    Section 5: Hematologic System

    Section 6: Hepatic System

    Section 7: Musculoskeletal System

    Section 8: Renal System

    Section 9: Respiratory System

    Section 10: Other Conditions

    Part II: Common Procedures

    Section 1: Cardiovascular System

    Section 2: Gastrointestinal System

    Section 3: Genitourinary System

    Section 4: Head and Neck

    Section 5: Intrathoracic and Extrathoracic

    Section 6: Neurologic System

    Section 7: Neuroskeletal System

    Section 8: Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Section 9: Orthopedics and Podiatry

    Section 10: Other Procedures

    Section 11: Pediatrics

    Section 12: Neonatal Anesthetic Considerations

    Section 13: Anesthesia for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Procedures

    Section 14: Vascular Surgery

    Section 15: Complications

    Part III: Drugs

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