This concise, evidence-based board review book, organized according to the ABA keyword list, covers all the fundamental concepts needed to pass written and re-certification board examinations. Each chapter begins with a case scenario or clinical problems from everyday practice, followed by concise discussion and clinical review questions and answers. Discussion progresses logically from preoperative assessment and intraoperative management to postoperative pain management, enhancing the reader's knowledge and honing diagnostic and clinical management skills. New guidelines and recently developed standards of care are also covered. Identifies fundamental concepts and keywords, providing a concise review for those studying for board exams Includes practice questions and answers, enabling the reader to test their knowledge Written by respected experts, providing an authoritative review Chapters are modelled on Essential Clinical Anesthesia, a popular resource trusted by residents and fellows for board preparation offering authoritative and up-to-date practical guidance.
Part I. Preoperative Care and Evaluation; Part II. Airway Management; Part III. Anesthesia Equipment; Part IV. Patient Monitoring; Part V. Inhalation Anesthetics; Part VI. Intravenous Anesthetics and Adjunct Drugs; Part VII. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics; Part VIII. Anesthetic Techniques; Part IX. Managing the Transition from Anesthesia; Part X. Regional Anesthesia; Part XI. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance; Part XII. Transfusion Medicine; Part XIII. Cardiac Anesthesia; Part XIV. Vascular Anesthesia; Part XV. Thoracic Anesthesia; Part XVI. Neuroanesthesia; Part XVII. Anesthesia for Renal and Urinary Tract Diseases; Part XVIII. Anesthesia for General Surgical Procedures.
Linda S. Aglio is an Associate Professor in the field of Anesthesia
and Pain Management at Harvard Medical School. She is the current and founding
Director of Neuroanesthesia, Director of Otorhinolaryngeal Anesthesia and Associate
Director of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in the Department of
Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Boston, MA, USA.
Robert W. Lekowski is Residency Program Director at the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and an instructor in Anesthesia and Pain Management at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Richard D. Urman serves as Medical Director of Procedural Sedation at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Co-Director of the Center for Perioperative Management and Medical Informatics, and Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.