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Recognized authorities in anesthesiology and surgical critical care present you with today's best management approaches for achieving optimal perioperative outcomes. They review the potential risks to all major organ systems by examining the incidence and significance of organ dysfunction...assessing the etiology of particular organ dysfunctions...defining the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors...and offering perioperative protection strategies to minimize potential complications. A consistent chapter format - combined with color-coded algorithms, summary tables and boxes - enable you to quickly locate specific guidance.
Top evidence- and outcome-based strategies from leading world authorities enable you to avoid and manage complications.
A consistent format allows you to easily and efficiently access the very latest research and clinical practice guidelines.
Color-coded algorithms, as well as abundant summary tables and boxes, save you valuable time in locating the best management approaches.
"It fulfills its purpose admirably and underscores the importance of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to patient care that is supported by existing medical knowledge." - Doody Enterprises
"It is an essential reading for healthcare professionals of all levels of expertise and in a wide range of specialties, including anesthesiologists, surgeons, general practitioners, and critical care physicians." - Doody Enterprises
"This is an important contribution to the field of perioperative medicine and provides invaluable insight into the strategies for perioperative outcome improvement." - Doody Enterprises
By Mark F. Newman, MD, Merael H. Harmel Professor and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Global Perioperative Research Organization (GPRO), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; Lee A. Fleisher, MD, Robert D. Dripps Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care; Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; and Mitchell P. Fink, MD, Watson Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chair and Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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