Thoracic Anesthesia by Atilio Barbeito, Andrew Shaw, Katherine Grichnik

By Atilio Barbeito, Andrew Shaw, Katherine Grichnik

What each resident and practising anesthesiologist must learn about thoracic anesthesia―in one concise handbook

Thoracic Anesthesia is the definitive creation for anesthesiologists in education and the must-have reference for anesthesiologists who don't perform thoracic anesthesia completely. the following, you’ll discover a present, specified evaluate of the elemental, need-to-know innovations of thoracic anesthesia, in addition to transparent, functional feedback for dealing with often encountered eventualities. Written through best experts within the box, the ebook is stuffed with high-yield insights into such pivotal themes as respiration body structure, pulmonary pharmacology, imaging, one-lung air flow, and postoperative care.

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  • The final thoracic anesthesia primer, designed for citizens and skilled anesthesiologists/nurse anesthetists who needs to meet the becoming call for for knowledgeable practitioners within the thoracic working room
  • Comprehensive, but concise presentation and compact structure make the textual content an ideal at-a-glance reference within the OR
  • Acknowledged specialists in every one subject quarter evaluate key innovations that make clear a given condition―and summarize the easiest administration recommendations for offering secure and potent perioperative care to thoracic surgical sufferers
  • Focus at the significant rules of thoracic anesthesia covers chest body structure, mechanisms of discomfort, biology of chest malignancies, and lung separation concepts
  • Chapter on perform development and sufferer defense highlights the supply of recent, high quality perioperative thoracic care via a multi-disciplinary, crew technique
  • Top-to-bottom insurance of the newest thoracic anesthesia thoughts and strategies: Preoperative threat stratification, Closed thorax methods, Lung resections for melanoma and benign chest tumors, Extrapleural pneumonectomy, Pericardial window approaches, Esophageal melanoma operations, Bronchopleural fistula, Lung transplantation, Thoracic trauma administration
  • Special bankruptcy on anesthesia for pediatric thoracic surgical procedure provides the most up-tp-date medical views that assist you in attaining confident results even within the so much tough pediatric circumstances
  • Section on postoperative administration of thoracic surgical sufferers completely reports regimen postoperative care in addition to the way to deal with breathing, renal, and cardiovascular issues, and either acute and persistent submit thoracotomy pain

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The goal of this textbook is to provide the reader with an updated review on the core concepts of thoracic anesthesia practice, together with some very practical management suggestions for the most commonly encountered problems. The work is intended for physicians in training and for those who do not practice thoracic anesthesia exclusively. Each chapter, written by specialists in the topic, provides a review of the key concepts needed to understand the disease at hand and summarizes the different anesthetic management strategies that will allow the delivery of safe, high quality perioperative care to thoracic surgical patients.

We hope the reader finds this material of practical use in their occasional thoracic anesthetic practice. This book is the result of the dedication and hard work of our many contributors; it represents their accomplishment more than ours, and we are grateful to every one of them. We would also like to thank Melinda Macalino for her logistical and administrative assistance. Lastly, we extend our gratitude to the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University, our chairman Dr. Mark Newman, and our teachers and trainees for their unwavering support to this project.

Each chapter, written by specialists in the topic, provides a review of the key concepts needed to understand the disease at hand and summarizes the different anesthetic management strategies that will allow the delivery of safe, high quality perioperative care to thoracic surgical patients. Our work is not an exhaustive review of the literature on thoracic anesthesiology, but a practical handbook designed for everyday use. Despite this, we include a chapter on the history of thoracic anesthesia practice.

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