Anesthesia Secrets, 4th Edition

Anesthesia Secrets

4th Edition

By James Duke, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Associate Director of Anesthesiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO


I. Basics of Patient Management

1. Autonomic Nervous System

2. Respiratory and Pulmonary Physiology

3 .Blood Gas and Acid-Base Analysis

4. Fluids, Volume Regulation, and Volume Disturbances

5. Electrolytes

6. Transfusion Therapy

7. Coagulation

8. Airway Management

9. Pulmonary Function Testing

 II. Pharmacology

10. Volatile Anesthetics

11. Opioids

12. Intravenous Anesthetics and Benzodiazepines

13. Muscle Relaxants and Monitoring of Relaxant Activity

14. Local Anesthetics

15 .Inotropes and Vasodilator Drugs

16. Preoperative Medication

III. Preparing for Anesthesia

17. Preoperative Evaluation

18. The Anesthesia Machine and Vaporizers

19. Anesthesia Circuits and Ventilators

20. Patient Positioning

21. Mechanical Ventilation in Critical Illness

IV. Patient Monitoring and Procedures

22. Electrocardiography

23. Pulse Oximetry

24. Capnography

25. Central Venous Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring

26. Pulmonary Artery Catheterization

27. Arterial Catheterization and Pressure Monitoring

V. Perioperative Problems

28. Blood Pressure Disturbances

29. Awareness During Anesthesia

30. Cardiac Dysrhythmias

31. Temperature Disturbances

32. Postanesthetic Care

VI. Anesthesia and Systemic Disease

33. Ischemic Heart Disease and Myocardial Infarction

34. Heart Failure

35.Valvular Heart Disease

36. Aorto-Occlusive Disease

37. Intracranial and Cerebrovascular Disease

38. Reactive Airway Disease

39. Aspiration

40. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

41. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

42. Pulmonary Hypertension

43. Perioperative Hepatic Dysfunction

44. Renal Function and Anesthesia

45. Increased Intracranial Pressure and Traumatic Brain Injury

46. Malignant Hyperthermia and Other Motor Diseases

47. Degenerative Neurologic Diseases and Neuropathies

48. Alcohol and Substance Abuse

49. Diabetes Mellitus

50. Non-diabetic Endocrine Disease

51. Obesity and Sleep Apnea

52. Allergic Reactions

53. Herbal Supplements

VII. Special Anesthetic Considerations

54. Trauma

55. The Burned Patient

56. Neonatal Anesthesia

57. Pediatric Anesthesia

58. Congenital Heart Disease

59. Fundamentals of Obstetric Anesthesia

60. Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia

61. High-Risk Obstetrics and Coexisting Disease

62. Geriatric Anesthesia

63. Sedation and Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

64. Packmakers and Internal Cardioverter Defibrillators

VIII. Regional Anesthesia

65. Spinal Anesthesia

66. Epidural Analgesia and Anesthesia

67. Peripheral Nerve Blocks

IX. Anesthetic Considerations in Selected Surgical Procedures

68. Heart Transplantation

69. Liver Transplantation

70. Cardiopulmonary Bypass

71. Lung Isolation Techniques

72. Somatosensory-Evoked Potentials and Spinal Surgery

73. Anesthesia for Craniotomy

74. Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Surgery

75. Laser Surgery and Operating Room Fires

76. Electroconvulsive Therapy

X. Pain Management

77. Acute Pain Management

78. Chronic Pain Management

Index