1. Statistics used to assess monitors and monitoring application Lester A. H. Critchley
2. Multimodal neurological monitoring Samson Zarbiv, Erica Fagleman and Neha S. Dangayach
3. Cerebral oximetry Benjamin Salter and Elvera Baron
4. Oxygen reserve index Andrew B. Leibowitz
5. Point-of-care transesophageal echocardiography Ronald A. Kahn
6. Point-of-care transthoracic echocardiography Julia Sobel and Oliver Panzer
7. Point of care lung ultrasound Zachary Kuschner and John Oropello
8. Point of care ultrasound: determination of fluid responsiveness Subhash Krishnamoorthy and Oliver Panzer
9. Point of care abdominal ultrasound Shaun L. Thompson and Daniel W. Johnson
10. Noninvasive measurement of cardiac output Sam Gilliland, Robert H. Thiele and Karsten Bartels
11. Assessing intravascular volume status and fluid responsiveness: a non-ultrasound approach David S. Beebe
12. Assessment of extravascular lung water Torsten Loop
13. Point of care hematology Jacob Raphael, Liza Enriquez, Lindsay Regali and Linda Shore-Lesserson
14. Assessment of intraoperative blood loss Kyle James Riley and Daniel Katz
15. Respiratory monitoring in low-intensity settings Andrew B. Leibowitz and Adel Bassily-Marcus
16. The electronic health record as a monitor for performance improvement David B. Wax
17. Future monitoring technologies: wireless, wearable and nano Ira S. Hofer and Myro Figura
18. Downside and risks of digital distractions Peter Papadakos and Albert Yu.
Close monitoring of patients during anesthesia is crucial for ensuring positive treatment outcomes and patient safety. The increasing availability of new technologies and the repurposing of older monitors means more patient data is at anesthesiologists' fingertips than ever before. However, this flood of options can be overwhelming. A practical resource for understanding this array of clinical monitoring options in anesthesia, this important text focuses on real-world applications in anesthesia and perioperative care. Reviewing the evidence for improved patient outcomes for monitoring technology, neurological monitoring, echocardiography systems and ultrasound are amongst the techniques covered in a head-to-toe approach. Statistics used by manufacturers to gain approval for their technology are discussed, as well as the under-appreciated risks associated with monitoring such as digital distraction. Future monitoring technologies including wearable systems are explored in depth. Focusing on applied practice, this book is an essential text for front-line healthcare professionals in anesthesia.
- Reviews the evidence for improved patient outcomes for each monitoring technology, helping readers to decide whether to incorporate a monitoring system into their workflow
- A practical resource for clinicians, the text discusses the commercial availability of systems, the physiological background behind its application, and the technological underpinnings of the systems
- Includes a chapter on statistics, which is a largely unknown field that most texts do not cover, that will inform readers about standards of monitor manufacturing and how this could affect patient care
- Includes a chapter on emerging risks in patient monitoring such as digital distraction and data overload, and how clinicians can be aware and mitigate these problems without endangering their patients' lives
Andrew B. Leibowitz, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Andrew B. Leibowitz is the Professor and System Chair for Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Suzan Uysal, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Suzan Uysal is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.