The peerless authority you trust...the portability you need! This practical handbook covers all of the most critical, clinically relevant topics from Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Coexisting Disease, 5th Edition in a format suitable for a quick-reference guide you can carry in your coat pocket. The new edition presents the results of the latest clinical trials to help you make the most effective clinical decisions, while new illustrations aid in clarifying complex concepts. You’ll have convenient access to dependable guidance on a full range of pre-existing conditions that may impact the perioperative management of surgical patients.
- Find the information you need easily with abundant tables throughout, a quick-reference outline format, and the same organization as Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease.
- Confidently meet the needs of special patient populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients.
New To This Edition:
- Quickly access new guidelines on hot topics such as management of the morbidly obese patient.
- Make effective clinical decisions with access to current practice guidelines and results of the latest clinical trials.
Table of Contents:
1 Ischemic Heart Disease
2 Valvular Heart Disease
3 Congenital Heart Disease
4 Abnormalities of Cardiac Conduction and Cardiac Rhythm
5 Systemic and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
7 Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Trauma
8 Vascular Disease
9 Respiratory Diseases
10 Diseases Affecting the Brain
11 Spinal Cord Disorders
12 Diseases of the Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous Systems
13 Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract
14 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System
15 Inborn Errors of Metabolism
16 Nutritional Diseases: Obesity and Malnutrition
17 Renal Disease
18 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders
19 Endocrine Disease
20 Hematologic Disorders
21 Skin and Musculoskeletal Diseases
22 Infectious Diseases
24 Diseases Related to Immune System Dysfunction
25 Psychiatric Disease, Substance Abuse, and Drug Overdose
26 Pregnancy-Associated Diseases
27 Pediatric Diseases
28 Geriatric Disorders
By Roberta L. Hines, MD, Nicholas M. Greene Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT and Katherine Marschall, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT