This easy-to-use resource details all of the complications likely to be encountered in clinical practice. The scope has been expanded to include the critical care setting. Internationally renowned authorities explain the nature, likelihood, and causes of each problem, and then guide you through the appropriate treatment measures. Each type of complication is discussed in its own concise chapter making it easier to quickly locate and research specific topics of interest.
A convenient layout of short chapters in a narrative outline format promotes quick referencing.
Case reports present real-life examples of each complication.
Safety standards, ASA guidelines, and other preventive measures are discussed in every chapter in order to avoid the occurrence or recurrence of complications in the future.
Suggestions for further reading enable the reader to locate the material for more detailed research.
By John L. Atlee, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
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