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- ISBN: 9781455706129 | 1455706124
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1/23/2013
Long respected as the most comprehensive nurse anesthesia resource available, this new edition continues the tradition of bringing together leading experts to create a balanced reference that applies scientific principles to today's clinical anesthesia practice. Inside you'll find a solid introduction to the equipment and patient care techniques unique to nurse anesthesia side-by-side with the cutting-edge research and application of evidence necessary to prepare you for tomorrow. Provides the most comprehensive resource of knowledge and information for current nurse anesthesia practitioners and students. Written by expert CRNAs for CRNAs providing the most up-to-date clinical information to use in daily practice. Includes an overview of basic science to provide a thorough basis for understanding Incorporates the latest specifics of pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs. Provides updated information on patient safety, monitoring, and pharmacology. Supplies updated information on JCAHO standards for monitoring and administering moderate sedation/analgesia. Contains important considerations and interactions with anesthetic agents, integrated where appropriate. Features over 650 images of anatomy, procedures, and equipment. Provides over 700 tables and boxes to highlight the most essential information from the text. Over 100 new images enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts. Thoroughly revised Airway Management and Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery chapters. New content on robotics, screening applications, and non-operating room best practices. Two color printing gives the text a contemporary look and feel.