Small enough to keep with you on the job, this well organized and fully updated reference created just for nurse anesthetists helps you find important information quickly.
Descriptions of surgical procedures include patient monitoring and assessments that happen before, during, and after.
Drugs are listed by generic name, and information on trade names, dosages, indications, adverse effects and more is provided with each.
Disease descriptions include key lab results, clinical manifestations, and anesthesia implications.
Together, these supply you with what you need to provide the best care for your patients. "...The jobbing anaesthetist can open it at any page, and find something of interest" Reviewed by: C.
J. R. Parker on behalf of the British Journal of Anaesthesia, Nov 2014Convenient, quick-reference format is organized into three parts: common diseases, common procedures, and drugs. Disease monographs include definition, incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, laboratory results, clinical manifestations, treatment, anesthetic considerations, and prognosis. Monographs of surgical procedures include a brief description, preoperative assessments (including health history, physical assessment, and patient preparation), anesthetic technique, perioperative management, and postoperative implications. Drug monographs include generic names, trade names, indications, anesthetic considerations, pharmacokinetics, dosages, and adverse effects. Expert CRNA authors provide the current clinical information you'll use in daily practice. UPDATED disease information includes the latest treatment and anesthetic considerations. NEW drug information includes interactions and effects of key new drugs with common anesthetic agents. NEW surgical procedures include up-to-date information on new minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures.
NEW appendices include drug, laboratory, and pediatric tables for easy reference.