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From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Millera€™s Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. It is the go-to reference for masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face. Now new chapters, new authors, meticulous updates, an increased international presence, and a new full-color design ensure that the 7th edition continues the tradition of excellence that you depend on. Covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. Offers step-by-step instructions for patient management and an in-depth analysis of ancillary responsibilities and problems. Incorporates a€˜Key Pointsa€™ boxes in every chapter that highlight important concepts. Extends the breadth of international coverage with contributions from prominent anesthesiologists from all over the world, including China, India, and Sweden. Features 30 new authors and 13 new chapters such as Sleep, Memory and Consciousness; Perioperative Cognitive Dysfunction; Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia; Anesthesia for Correction of Cardiac Arrhythmias; Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery; Prehospital Emergency and Trauma Care; Critical Care Protocols; Neurocritical Care; and Renal Replacement Therapy. Dedicates an entire section to pediatric anesthesia, to help you address the unique needs of pediatric patients. Presents a new full-color design -- complete with more than 1, 500 full-color illustrations -- for enhanced visual guidance.Alcohol abusers are specifically at risk for potentially life-threatening withdrawal with autonomic instability and hyperpyrexia. ... and can cause paranoia, anxiety, seizures, angina, and MI (even in patients without CAD).127 Long-term use causes ventricular ... as methadone, clonidine, or buprenorphine (Suboxone or Subutex; with and without naloxone, respectively), a partial I¼-agonist. ... Symptoms and signs of heart failure or arrhythmias may be present in cocaine or alcohol abusers.

Author:Ronald D. Miller, Lars I. Eriksson, Lee A Fleisher, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, William L. Young
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2009-06-24


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