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Decision Making in Anesthesiology
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Main description:

The new edition of this book has been fully revised with the latest advances in anaesthesia practice. Each chapter presents a step by step decision making algorithm with explanatory text and supplemental tables, providing clinicians and trainees with answers for nearly 250 anaesthetic management problems.

General principles in anaesthesia care are discussed, as well as detailed examination of preoperative problems, anaesthesia in surgical specialty areas, postoperative management, and perioperative management. The fifth edition includes many new topics including robotic-assisted procedures, heart failure, epilepsy surgery, traumatic brain injury and much more.

Authored by respected experts from University of Texas Health Science Centre, the book is enhanced by clinical photographs and diagrams to assist learning. Previous edition published in 2007.

Key Points

  • Fully revised, new edition detailing latest advances in anaesthesia practice

  • Chapters presented with step by step decision making algorithm with explanatory text and tables

  • Fifth edition includes many new topics

  • Internationally recognised author team from University of Texas Health Science Centre


  1. Principles Of Anesthesia

  2. Preanesthesia Assessment

  3. Preoperative Problems:  Pulmonary And Thoracic Disorders

  4. Preoperative Cardiovascular Problems

  5. Preoperative Neurologic And Neuromuscular Problems

  6. Preoperative Endocrine Problems

  7. Preopertive Gi Problems

  8. Preoperative Hematological Functions

  9. Preoperative Renal Problems

  10. Other Preoperative Problems

  11. Specialty Anesthesia And Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia

  12. Neuroanesthesia

  13. Pediatric Anesthesia

  14. Obstetric And Gynecologic Anesthesia

  15. Anethesia For General Surgery

  16. Urologic Anesthesia

  17. Anesthesia And Transplantation

  18. Anesthesia For Endoscopy And Head And Neck Surgery

  19. Ophthalmologic Anesthesia

  20. Anesthesia For Spinal And Orthopedic Procedures

  21. Trauma Anesthesia

  22. Remote Locations

  23. Postoperative Management

  24. Perioperative Emergencies

  25. Administrative Issues


ISBN-13: 9789351529453
Publisher: Jaypee Medical (Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.)
Publication date: December, 2018
Pages: 750
Weight: 1100g
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Diseases and Disorders


Lois Bready MD

Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Vice Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Susan Noorily MD

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Rosemary Hickey MD

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

All at University of Texas Health Science Centre, San Antonio, Texas, USA



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