Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient

Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient

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Ian Mcconachie
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 3, 9/4/2014
EAN 9781107690578, ISBN10: 1107690579

Paperback, 500 pages, 23.4 x 15.6 x 2.6 cm
Language: English

The fully updated third edition of this popular handbook provides a concise summary of perioperative management of high-risk surgical patients. Written by an international group of senior clinicians, chapters retain the practical nature of previous editions, with concise text in a bulleted format offering rapid access to key facts and advice. Several new chapters cover topics including: anesthetic mortality; cardiopulmonary exercise testing; perioperative optimization; obstructive sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome; smoking, alcohol and recreational drug abuse; intraoperative ventilatory management; the role of simulation in managing the high-risk patient; anesthesia, surgery and palliative care; anesthesia and cancer surgery; neurotrauma and other high-risk neuro cases; anesthesia for end-stage renal and liver disease; and transplant patients. Essential reading for trainee anesthesiologists managing seriously ill patients during surgery or studying for postgraduate examinations, this is also a valuable refresher for anesthesiologists and intensivists looking for an update on the latest evidence-based care.

1. Risk and risk assessment A. Howie and A. Adams
2. Perioperative mortality and cardiac arrest D. Bainbridge and D. Cheng
3. Assessment of cardiac disease G. B. Flood and L. Fleisher
4. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing M. West, L. Loughney, S. Jack and M. P. W. Grocott
5. Perioperative cardiovascular medication management C. Railton
6. Perioperative optimization I. McConachie
7. Respiratory risk and assessment J. Cooke, A. Schlachter and M. Yoder
8. Anemia, blood transfusion and coagulopathy A. Cave
9. Diabetes M. Banasch and I. McConachie
10. The obese or thin patient P. M. Singh, N. Ludwig, I. McConachie and A. C. Sinha
11. Obstructive sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome E. H. L. Chau, J. Wong and F. Chung
12. Smoking, alcohol and recreational drug abuse G. Evans
13. Intraoperative ventilatory management R. Blank, L. R. Rochlen and J. M. Blum
14. Analgesia for the high-risk patient M. Pariser and C. Clarke
15. Regional anesthesia for the high-risk patient J. Brookes and S. Dhir
16. Postoperative deterioration J. Vergel de Dios and I. McConachie
17. Acute kidney injury in surgical patients R. Kishen
18. The role of simulation in managing the high-risk patient M. Chin and A. Antoniou
19. Anesthesia, surgery and palliative care V. Schulz, C. Smyth and G. Jarvis
20. The high-risk or critically ill patient in the OR I. McConachie
21. The elderly patient C. H. Brown, IV and F. Sieber
22. The patient with cardiac disease undergoing non-cardiac surgery Z. Zafirova
23. Vascular surgery M. McFarling and I. Bruni
24. Gastrointestinal surgery S. Patel
25. Anesthesia and cancer surgery M. Koutra and A. Mcleod
26. Neurotrauma and other high-risk neurosurgical cases P. Cowie and P. J. D. Andrews
27. Anesthesia for end stage renal and liver disease S. Morrison and C. Harle
28. Transplant patients A. Dhir and A. Suphathamwit