Anesthesia & Perioperative Complications

Anesthesia & Perioperative Complications

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Comprehensive, scholarly, and clinically relevant, ANESTHESIA AND PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS is a complete reference on the complications of anesthesia. Part I: Complications from Specific Anesthetic Events responds to the question qDid I cause the complication?q Part II: The Causes of Systemic Complications examines the causes of complications in important systems and major organs. Part III: Complications Related to Surgery That Might Be Attributed to Anesthesia is new to this edition and covers surgical complications that could mistakenly be attributed to anesthesia. Part IV: Medicolegal Considerations discusses the important medicolegal and socioeconomic ramifications of complications, such as risk, epidemiology, costs, quality assurance, and malpractice suits. * Organized into sections on: Complications from Specific Anesthetic Events and The Causes of Systemic Complications, providing complete coverage of any complications. * Provides an outline of each chapter, allowing the reader to easily find the proper material within each chapter. * Includes comprehensive referencing to provide a reliable and trustworthy reference for practicing anesthesiologists and nurse practitioners. * Includes a New Section III: Complications Related to Surgery that Might be Attributed to Anesthesia, which provides clinically, legally, and intellectually relevant information for situations where a surgical complication may be mistaken for an anesthetic complication. * Includes new chapters on complications of pain therapy (Chapter 5), anesthetic complications related to endocrine disease (Chapter 14), injuries to the visual system and other sense organs (Chapter 17), and complications related to blood transfusions (Chapter 23). * Edited by two of the most well-published and respected anesthesiologists in the world. * Includes contributions from over 50 authors from the U.S. and Canada offering practical guidance from the experts.Williams RT, Stewart RD: Transillumination of the trachea with a lighted stylet, Anesth Amalg 65:542, 1986 (letter). ... Dyson A, Harris J, Bhatta K. Rapidity and accuracy of tracheal intubation in a mannequin: comparison of the fibreoptic with the Bullard ... Brain AIJ: The Intravent laryngeal mask instruction manual, ed 2, Berkshire, UK, 1992, Brain Medical. ... laryngospasm and a discussion of the nerve pathways involved in the reflex and its clinical significance in man and animals, Br Janbsp;...

Title:Anesthesia & Perioperative Complications
Author:Jonathan Benumof, Lawrence J. Saidman
Publisher:Year Book Medical Pub - 1999


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