Foreword 1: An Anesthesiologist's Perspective
Foreword 2: A Surgeon's Perspective
Foreword 3: A Pediatrician's Perspective
Foreword 4: A Patient's Perspective
How to Use This Book
Syndromes A to Z
How to Use the Index
The ULTIMATE reference about syndromes to have on hand to facilitate rapid recognition and perioperative implications --- in full color.
Syndromes: Rapid Recognition and Perioperative Implications, Second Edition, is the ultimate reference for anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, pediatricians, emergency physicians and nurses caring for patients affected with special operative needs and acute medical care. This updated book provides a complete A-to-Z encyclopedic clinical presentation of more than 2,200 syndromes. Extensive cross-referencing of international synonyms, classifications, and other conditions to be considered in the differential diagnosis further expands coverage to more than 5,000 entries. It is the most comprehensive reference on the subject.
Syndromes: Rapid Recognition and Perioperative Implications, Second Edition, is enhanced by 200 high-quality photographs, in addition to tables, classifications and clinical management considerations. The addition of color tabs, a new feature, improve consultation and speed information retrieval.
Each syndrome, listed in alphabetical order, is described as follows:
*"At a glance" description *Synonyms *Incidence*Genetic Inheritance *Pathophysiology *Diagnosis *Clinical Aspects *Precautions Before Anesthesia *Anesthetic Considerations *Pharmacological Implications *Other conditions to be considered *References
Health care providers, fellows and residents in training will find this textbook to be an essential reference to improve patient care in this highly demanding medical and surgical environment.
Bruno Bissonette MD Director of NeuroAnesthesia Hospital for Sick Chuildren Toronto, Ontario