Anesthesiology Core Review

Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071821384
Release Date: 2014-07-06
Genre: Medical

A rigorous, high-yield review for the new ABA Part 1: BASIC Examination The year 2014 marks the beginning of a new phase in board certification for anesthesiology residents in the United States. The Part 1 exam is now split into two written examinations: Basic and Advanced. Anesthesiology. Residents who are unable to pass the Basic examination will not be allowed to finish their training. That's why this book is a true must read for every anesthesiology resident. It is the single best way to take the stress out of this make-or-break exam, focus your study on nearly 200 must-know topics found on the board exam outline, and identify your areas of strength and weakness. Written by program directors with many years of board examination advising experience, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is designed to be the cornerstone of your study preparation. Each chapter of Anesthesiology Core Review succinctly summarizes key concepts in basic science and clinical anesthesia practice. Space is conveniently provided throughout the book to add notes from other study resources. Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is logical divided into four sections: Basic Science Clinical Sciences Organ-Based Sciences Special Issues in Anesthesiology (covering important topics such as professionalism and licensure, ethics, and patient safety) With its expert authorship and concise yet thorough coverage, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is biggest step you can take to assure effective preparation for the new ABA BASIC Examination.

McGraw Hill Specialty Board Review Pain Medicine

Author: Salahadin Abdi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071714391
Release Date: 2009-05-20
Genre: Medical

1000 Q&As provide the preparation you need to ace the pain medicine board exams and anesthesiology recertification! "The book is meant for all physicians who are practicing interventional pain medicine. It is certainly a very helpful book for any pain fellow getting ready for board examinations....There are other pain review books available...but none as useful as this book is in preparing readers for the pain boards. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Pain Medicine is the perfect way to prepare for the American Board of Anesthesiology exam as well as exams given by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. It's also great for recertification! You'll find everything you need in one comprehensive review . . . questions, answers, explanations, practice tests, and references. Here's why this book is the ultimate anesthesiology board review tool: 1000 questions and answers with detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers The number of questions per topic reflects the make-up of the actual exam -- so you know you're putting the most amount of study time into what's most important Answers are referenced to major pain medicine texts Questions duplicate the style and format of the ABA exam

Anesthesiology Core Review Part Two ADVANCED Exam

Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259641787
Release Date: 2016-05-06
Genre: Medical

The best way to prepare for the American Board of Anesthesiology’s new ADVANCED Examination Anesthesiology Core Review: Part Two-ADVANCED Exam prepares you for the second of two new staged anesthesiology board certification exams.This is the first board review book tailored for the new ADVANCED examination. The book is divided into sections that match the blueprint provided by the American Board of Anesthesiology: Basic Science, Clinical Sciences, Organ-Based Sciences,Clinical Subspecialties, and Special Problems or Issues in Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology Core Review: Part Two-ADVANCED Exam is the single best way to take the stress out of this make-or-break exam. Short 2-4 page chapters provide critical information in an easily digestible and memorable format. Each chapter succinctly summarizes key concepts, covering the nearly 200 must-know topics found on the board exam outline. The pages are heavily illustrated to help you visualize key concepts, with space conveniently provided throughout the book to add notes from other study resources. Together with the first volume (Anesthesiology Core Review Part One-BASIC), this book provides an excellent, comprehensive resource for initial board certification.

Essentials of Pain Medicine

Author: Honorio Benzon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437735932
Release Date: 2011-06-30
Genre: Medical

This third edition of Essentials of Pain Medicine offers an accessible and concise, yet complete, overview of today's theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. From a review of basic considerations through local anesthetics and nerve block techniques, this book provides the reader with an excellent tool for exam review or practice of Pain Management. Organized in a concise, practical quick-reference format. All chapters are brief and easy to read quickly. Offers specific strategies for the evaluation and management of a full range of pain syndromes, including cancer pain. Features over 230 diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify the information and make it easy to apply. Discusses the latest drugs and therapeutic approaches, such as acupuncture. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Includes new topics such as: imaging in pain medicine, radiation safety, issues associated with the use of narcotics, intraarticular and intraperitoneal use of opioids, pain management in the emergency room and in the intensive care unit, pain management issues during pregnancy, geriatric pain, and hospice care and end-of-life issues. New chapters on interventional procedures include discography, intradiscal electrothermal coagulation (IDET), vertebroplasty, and piriformis injections. Truncal blocks and neuraxial blocks and anticoagulants are added to the section on nerve blocks.

Basic Clinical Anesthesia

Author: Paul K. Sikka
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493917372
Release Date: 2015-04-09
Genre: Medical

This text presents the basic and clinical foundations of anesthesiology. It is easy to read and is comprehensive without being lengthy. Readers can test their knowledge with the “Clinical Review” questions at the end of chapters and will appreciate the abundance of color illustrations, clinical images, and practical tables. Chapters are highly organized and make liberal use of bulleted text where appropriate. Everything needed in a single source is here, from clinically important basic science to the full range of anesthetic practice: pain management and regional anesthesia, including ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks; specialty anesthesia; preoperative evaluation and intraoperative management; ambulatory and non-operating room anesthesia; and critical care. The book also includes topical chapters on the obese patient, infectious diseases, alternative medicine, substance abuse, cosmetic surgery, robotic surgery, the hazards of working in the operating room, and residency requirements and guidelines.

Anesthesiology Self Assessment and Board Review BASIC Exam

Author: Jeff Gadsden
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071829205
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Medical

More than 800 high-yield Q&A provide the preparation you need to ace the ABA BASIC Examination Here’s a great way to boost your confidence – and your score -- on the high-stakes American Board of Anesthesiology BASIC Exam. This powerful, results-oriented review delivers more than 800 questions and answers that cover a wide range of topics found on the ABA BASIC exam outline. Each question comes complete with a detailed answer explanation for both the correct and incorrect answer choices, along with references to essential texts to facilitate further study. Anesthesiology Self-Assessment and Board Review: BASIC Exam is the perfect resource to supplement your daily reading in addition to the intense, streamlined study you want in the weeks and months before the exam. Here’s why this is the best Q&A review for the ABA BASIC Exam: • 800+ questions and answers cover the breadth of topics found on the exam • Rich full-color presentation includes numerous clinically relevant drawings and photos • Focuses on what you must know to pass the exam, enabling you to maximize your study time • Content is based on the ABA BASIC Exam outline, so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible • Detailed answer explanations for both correct and incorrect answers provide concept-clarifying “whys” behind each answer

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

Author: George W. Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199381623
Release Date: 2016-02-03

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid specifically designed for Anesthesiology residents preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Basic Anesthesiology Exam. Chapters deliver succinct and efficiently communicated summaries of all content listed in the ABA exam outline, plus highlighted key facts, mneomnics, and relevant images and diagrams. Chapters conclude with board-style practice questions and annotated answers, followed by key references and further reading. With this book as a guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the Basic Anesthesiology Examination and master the key facts and concepts that provide the scientific roundation for the practice of Anesthesiology.

Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology

Author: Lee A Fleisher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455740383
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Medical

Make informed clinical decisions with reliable, up-to-date guidance from Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesia, 3rd Edition! Leading authority Lee A. Fleisher, MD expertly explores the full range of important issues in perioperative management, discussing the available options, examining the relevant research, and presenting practical recommendations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make sound, evidence-based decisions on every aspect of patient care: preoperative assessment, monitoring and administration of anesthesia during surgery, postoperative intensive care management, and postoperative pain management. Master the current best practices you need to know for day-to-day practice and oral board review. Confidently navigate the latest issues thanks to new chapters on optimal airway management in GI endoscopy, the role of Ketamine for perioperative management, fast-track surgery, and hypothermia after intraoperative cardiac arrest, plus many other vital updates. Efficiently translate evidence into practice with numerous quick-reference tables and short, well-organized chapters that promote fast and effective decision making. Get practical decision-making tools you can use in both routine care and complicated or special situations.

Core Topics in Paediatric Anaesthesia

Author: Ian James
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107244184
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Medical

This book covers all of the important elements of paediatric anaesthesia in a concise and structured manner. From the premature infant to the teenager, readers are guided through the complexities they may encounter, with key points at the end of each chapter to summarise the most important information. The common surgical conditions encountered in daily practice are covered along with comprehensive discussion of consent and the law, safeguarding children, and the complexity of drug dosing in the paediatric population. Other topics covered include trauma, burns, resuscitation, principles of intensive care, and transporting a sick child. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in their field, sharing a wealth of relevant, practical experience. Covering the whole curriculum necessary for advanced training, this is essential reading for trainees, general anaesthetists managing children in non-specialist hospitals and anyone aspiring to become a paediatric anaesthetist, as well as those established in the field.

Yao Artusio s Anesthesiology

Author: Fun-Sun F. Yao
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496342911
Release Date: 2016-03-03
Genre: Medical

This bestselling text remains the study and review reference of choice for both residents and practicing anesthesiologists. Ideal for orals and continuing education preparation, Yao & Artusio’s Anesthesiology, 8th Edition, uses a practical question-and-answer format to present more than 60 real-world cases, guiding you logically through the process of identifying effective options for patient care. Discussion of each case follows the questions, helping you understand the key knowledge needed for today’s surgical anesthesia and individualized patient management.

Interventional Pain Management Image Guided Procedures

Author: P. Prithvi Raj
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437721430
Release Date: 2008-07-28
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised and reorganized, this 2nd edition offers you meticulous how-to-do-it guidance on performing today’s top radiographically guided regional anesthesia and pain management techniques. Renowned experts explain how to make optimal use of fluoroscopy, MRI, and CT to pinpoint the exact anatomic site for each procedure. Provides fluoroscopic, MR, and CT images coupled with distinct line drawings for each procedure to ensure proper positioning and easy application of techniques. Offers easy-to-follow step-by-step descriptions addressing every aspect of patient positioning, the use of radiographic solutions for tissue-specific enhancement, and correct techniques for anesthesia/analgesia administration so you can be sure your patient will be pain free throughout the procedure. Discusses possible complications to help you avoid mistakes. Includes descriptions of procedures for each image guided technique as well as the approaches available for such imaging so you can choose the correct procedure for every patient. Features two new sections Advanced Techniques and Emerging Techniques, incorporates new procedures into the upper and lower extremity and head and neck chapters, and revises all other chapters substantially to put you on the cusp of the latest advances in the field. Uses nearly 1,600 crisp illustrations, 50% new to this edition, to illuminate every concept. Presents a complete reorganization by body region and focused content to help you get to the information you need quickly.

AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2012

Author: Ian Johnston
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118228005
Release Date: 2011-10-05
Genre: Medical

Based on the Association of Anesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland's (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series, this clinical-oriented book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application to anesthesia and pain control.

Pain Medicine

Author: P. Prithvi Raj
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015056658357
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Medical

Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter. Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management. Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine. Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams. Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.

Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia

Author: Honorio T. Benzon
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 0443066515
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Concise text on the essential topics in pain medicine and regional anesthesia. Eight sections include: basic considerations, clinical evaluation and diagnostic examinations, pharmacology, therapeutic interventions, postoperative pain, chronic pain syndromes, and local anesthetics and nerve blockade. For residents and practitioners.

A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing

Author: Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826132444
Release Date: 2017-12-28
Genre: Medical

Designed for both new registered nurses and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the only resource to provide essential information on more than 300 topics from 11 specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Key leaders in clinical content areas authored content on emergency and critical care, geriatric nursing, health systems and health promotion, medical surgical nursing, neonatal nursing, nurse anesthesia, obstetrics and women’s health, palliative care, perioperative nursing, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing. Alphabetized for easy access, each entry includes a definition and description of the clinical problem, etiology, nursing assessment, related problems, interventions, nursing management and evaluation, and safety considerations. The Considerations section of each topic focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process, and discusses the role of other health care providers with a focus on multidisciplinary treatment. Intended primarily for university and hospital libraries, A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing will also be of value to nursing faculty, undergraduate and graduate-level nurses and nursing students at all levels. Key Features: Provides essential information on over 300 clinical topics from 11 specialty areas Offers key knowledge for nurses new to practice or working in an unfamiliar nursing area Presented in a consistent format for ease of use Includes an overview of each specialty area Focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process Written and edited by expert clinicians and educators in each clinical area