Table of contents for Principles and practice of anesthesiology / edited by David E. Longnecker ... [et al.].

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Contents Authors Preface Section I. The Specialty of Anesthesiology 1. The Evolution of Anesthesiology as a Clinical Discipline 2. Current Scope of Anesthesia Practice 3. Safety and Quality: The Guiding Principles of Patient Centered Care Section II. Preparing for Anesthesia Part A: Approach to the Anesthesia patient 4. Preoperative Evaluation of the Ambulatory Patient 5. Developing the Anesthetic Plan Part B: Preoperative Evaluation of the Anesthesia Patient 6. Use and Misuse of Consultants 7. Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease 8. Evaluation of the Patient with a Difficult Airway 9. Evaluation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease 10. Evaluation of the Patient with Neuropsychiatric Disease 11. Evaluation of the Patient with Neuromuscular or Skeletal Disease 12. Evaluation of the Patient with Endocrine Disease or Diabetes Mellitus 13. Evaluation of the Patient with Renal Disease 14. Evaluation of Patients with Hepatic Disease 15. Evaluation of the Patient with Anemia or Coagulation Disorders 16. Evaluation of the Patient with Perioperative Malnutrition 17. Evaluation of the Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Other Serious Infections 18. Evaluation of the Neonate 19. Evaluation of Children 20. Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient 21. Evaluation of the Pregnant Patient 22. Evaluation of the Obese Patient 23. Evaluation of the Patient with Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies Section III. Safety and Risk Reduction in Anesthesia Practice 24. Anesthesia Risk 25. Approaches to Quality Improvement in Anesthesia Care 26. Positioning of the Patient 27. Electricity, Electrical Safety, and Instrumentation in the Operating Room Section IV. Managing Anesthesia Care Part A: Monitoring the Anesthesia Patient 28. Anesthesia Record 29. Hemodynamic Monitoring 30. Transesophageal Echocardiography 31. Monitoring Respiratory Function 32. Intraoperative Neurologic Monitoring 33. Monitoring and Managing Neuromuscular Blockade 34. Monitoring and Managing Perioperative Electrolyte Abnormalities, Acid- Base Disorders, and Fluid Replacement Part B: Managing the Airway 35. Airway Management Part C: Anesthesia Drugs and Drug Delivery Systems 36. Mechanism of Action of General Anesthetics 37. Pharmacology of Inhalational Anesthetics 38. Anesthesia Delivery System 39. Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics 40. Pharmacology of Intravenous Anesthetics 41. Pharmacology of Opioid Analgesic 42. Total Intravenous Anesthesia 43. Cardiovascular Drugs 44. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics Part D: Regional Anesthesia 45. Incorporating Regional Anesthesia into Anesthetic Practice 46. Neuraxial Anesthesia 47. Paravertebral Anesthesia 48. Peripheral Nerve Blocks 49. Managing Adverse Outcomes During Regional Anesthesia Part E: Specialty Areas of Anesthetic Practice 50. Neuroanesthesia 51. Anesthesia for Adult Cardiac Procedures 52. Anesthesia for Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease 53. Thoracic Anesthesia 54. Anesthesia for Major Vascular Surgery 55. Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Surgery 56. Anesthesia for Liver Surgery and Transplantation 57. Anesthesia for Heart or Lung Transplantation 58. Anesthesia for Kidney Pancreas or Other Organ Transplantation 59. Anesthesia for Endocrine Surgery 60. Anesthetic Considerations for Genitourinary and Renal Surgery 61. Anesthesia for Obstetrical Care or Gynecologic Surgery 62. Anesthesia for Surgical Emergencies in Newborns 63. Anesthesia for Children 64. Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery 65. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery 66. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery 67. Outpatient Anesthesia 68. Monitored Anesthesia Care and Conscious Sedation 69. Anesthesia Care for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures Outside the Operating Room 70. Anesthesia for Trauma Patients 71. Anesthesia for Patients with Major Burns Section V. Postoperative Care of the Anesthesia Patient 72. Recovery Management of the Healthy Patient 73. Common Postoperative Complications 74. Management of Acute Postoperative Pain Section VI: The Critically Ill Patient 75. The Pathophysiology of Critical Care Illness 76. Preoperative Evaluation of the Hospitalized or Critically Ill Patient 77. Evaluation of the Patient with Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 78. Evaluation of the Patient with Burns 79. Evaluation of the Trauma Patient 80. Developing the Anesthetic Plan for Critically Ill Patients 81. Monitoring and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient 82. Postoperative Care of the Critically Ill Patient C.W. Hanson 83. Hemodynamic Support of the Critically Ill Patient 84. Respiratory Support of the Surgical Patient 85. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Section VII. Special Considerations in Anesthesia Care 86. Blood and Blood Component Therapy 87. Cognititve Dysfunction after Anesthesia 88. Protection of the Central Nervous System 89. Anaphylactic Reactions and Anesthesia 90. Perioperative Hyperthermia or Hypothermia Section VIII. Care of the Chronic Pain Patient 91. Mechanisms of Chronic Pain 92. Common Chronic Pain Syndromes 93. Medical Management of Chronic Pain 94. Interventional Management of Chronic Pain 95. Palliative and Cancer Pain Care Section IX. Practice Related Issues 96. Legal Issues in Anesthesiology 97. Substance Dependence and Abuse in Anesthesia Care Providers 98. The Economics of Health Care and Anesthesia Practice 99. Practice Management Appendix Index

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Anesthesiology -- methods.