Evidence-based practice of anesthesiology [electronic resource] / [edited by] Lee A. Fleisher, MD, FACC, FAHA.

Third edition.
Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, 2012.
1 online resource (610 pages) : illustration
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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. 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.
Section I. Introduction. Evidence-based practice parameters : The approach of the American Society of Anesthesiologists / David G. Nickinovich [and others].
Section II. Preoperative preparation. Update on preprocedure testing / Angela M. Bader and David L. Hepner
Is a preoperative screening clinic cost-effective? / Abhilasha Solanki and Sheila R. Barnett
Who should have a preoperative 12-lead electrocardiogram? / Elizabeth A. Valentine and Lee A. Fleisher
Is routine preoperative pregnancy testing necessary? / Joshua L. Mollov and Rebecca S. Twersky
What are the risk factors for perioperative stroke? / Wan-Tsu W. Chang, Alexander Papangelou, and Marek Mirski
Should we delay surgery in the patient with recent cocaine use? / Nabil M. Elkassabany
Should all antihypertensive agents be continued before surgery? / John G.T. Augoustides
What Is the optimal timing for smoking cessation? / James Y. Findlay
Which patient should have a preoperative cardiac evaluation (stress test)? / Amy L. Miller and Joshua A. Beckman
Should patients with stable coronary artery disease undergo prophylactic revascularization before noncardiac surgery? / Santiago Garcia and Edward O. McFalls
What are the role and management of percutaneous coronary intervention for noncardiac surgery? / John G.T. Augoustides, Jacob T. Gutsche, and Lee A. Fleisher
How should we prepare the patient with a pacemaker/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator? / Marc A. Rozner and Peter M. Schulman
When should pulmonary function tests be performed preoperatively? / Patrick Odonkor, Anthony N. Passannante, and Peter Rock.
Section III. Perioperative management. Does the airway examination predict difficult intubation? / Satyajeet Ghatge and Carin A. Hagberg
Is there a best approach for patients with difficult airways : Regional versus general anesthesia? / Seth Akst and Lynnette Mark
What Is the optimal airway management in patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy? / Basavana Gouda Goudra and Nahla Farid
Is there a best approach to induction of anesthesia in emergent situations? / Richard P. Dutton
Do inhalational agents have beneficial or harmful effects on ischemia-reperfusion injury? / Stefan G. De Hert
Does anesthetic choice affect surgical and recovery times? / John Keogh
What are the benefits of different ventilatory techniques? / Maurizio Cereda
Is there an optimal perioperative hemoglobin level? / Jeffrey L. Carson and Manish S. Patel
When are platelets and plasma transfusions indicated? / Hans Gombotz and Gerhard Lanzer
What drugs decrease perioperative bleeding? / Michael N. Andrawes
Does perioperative hyperglycemia increase risk? Should we have aggressive glucose control perioperatively? / Martin D. Chen and Benjamin A. Kohl
When and why should perioperative glucocorticoid replacement be administered? / Matthew R. Hallman [and others]
Does the choice of fluid matter in major surgery? / Timothy E. Miller and Anthony M. Roche
What works in a patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome? / Michael G. Fitzsimons and William E. Hurford
What actions can be used to prevent peripheral nerve injury? / Sanjay M. Bhananker and Karen B. Domino
What Is the best means of preventing perioperative renal injury? / Hugh R. Playford [and others]
Does nitrous oxide affect outcomes? / Kate Leslie
Are alpha-2 agonists effective in reducing perioperative cardiac complications in noncardiac surgery? / J. Devin Roberts, John E. Ellis, and Douglas C. Shook
What Is the role of ketamine in perioperative management? / Elaine I. Yang and Vivek K. Moitra
Should hypothermia be used routinely after intraoperative cardiac arrest? / Daniel L. Herzberg and Benjamin S. Abella
Which are the best techniques for reducing the incidence of postoperative deep vein thrombosis? / Charles Marc Samama
Are there special techniques in obese patients? / David M. Eckmann
Is there an ideal approach to the patient susceptible to malignant hyperthermia? / Charles B. Watson
What is the best strategy for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting? / Ashraf S. Habib and Tong J. Gan
How should beta-blockers be used perioperatively? / William J. Vernick and Lee A. Fleisher
How can we prevent postoperative cognitive dysfunction? / Michael S. Avidan
Do intensive care specialists improve patient outcomes? / Emily K. Gordon and Clifford S. Deutschman
Fast-track cardiac anesthesia : What works best for safety and efficacy? / Jacob T. Gutsche and John G.T. Augoustides
Can we prevent recall during anesthesia? / T. Andrew Bowdle
Are patients with sleep apnea appropriate for ambulatory surgery? / Tracey L. Stierer and Nancy Collop
What criteria should be used for discharge after outpatient surgery? / Vinod Chinnappa and Frances Chung
What must I consider in order to safely anesthetize someone in the office setting? / Laurence M. Hausman and Meg A. Rosenblatt
Is propofol safe if given by nonanesthesia providers? / McCallum R. Hoyt and Beverly K. Philip
Aspiration : Is there an optimal management strategy? / Neal H. Cohen.
Section IV. Regional anesthesia. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, antiplatelet medications, and spinal axis anesthesia / Kimberly S. Resnick and Lynn M. Broadman
DVT prophylaxis with heparin and heparin-like drugs (UH, LMWH, fondaparinux, and rivaroxaban) used in combination with neuraxial anesthesia and deep plexus blocks / Lynn M. Broadman and Karen L. Boretsky
Is regional anesthesia appropriate for outpatient surgery? / Elizabeth A. Alley and Michael F. Mulroy
What is the best technique for hip surgery? / Jiabin Liu
Does intraoperative regional anesthesia decrease perioperative blood loss? / Jean-Pierre P. Ouanes and Christopher L. Wu
What is the optimal management of postdural puncture headache? / David Wlody
Should ultrasound guidance be the standard of practice for peripheral nerve blockade? / Nabil M. Elkassabany and Jiabin Liu
Should regional anesthesia be used for orthopedic trauma patients? / Nabil M. Elkassabany and Samir Mehta.
Section V. Monitoring. What is the best method of diagnosing perioperative myocardial infarction? / Jacob T. Gutsche and Martin J. London
Does neurologic electrophysiologic monitoring affect outcome? / Michael L. McGarvey and Steven R. Messé
Section VI. Cardiovascular anesthesia. Is regional superior to general anesthesia for infrainguinal revascularization? / R. Yan McRae and Grace L. Chien
Is there a best technique to decrease blood loss and transfusion after coronary artery bypass grafting? / Prakash A. Patel and John G.T. Augoustides
Should thoracic epidural/spinal analgesia be used for coronary artery bypass grafting? / Jonathan K. Frogel and Naveen Gandreti.
Section VII. Neurosurgical anesthesia. Is there a best technique in the patient with increased intracranial pressure? / Kristin Engelhard and Adrian W. Gelb
What works for brain protection? / Izumi Harukuni and Stephen T. Robinson.
Section VIII. Obstetric anesthesia. Anesthesia for Cesarean delivery : Regional or general? / Yaakov Beilin
When should a combined spinal-epidural be used? / R. Alexander Schlichter and Valerie A. Arkoosh
Does labor analgesia affect labor outcome? / Scott Segal
Does anesthesia increase the risk to the parturient undergoing nonobstetric surgery? / Onyi Onuoha.
Section IX. Pediatric anesthesia. How young Is the youngest infant for outpatient surgery? / Lucinda L. Everett
Should a child with a respiratory tract infection undergo elective surgery? / Christopher T. McKee, Lynne G. Maxwell, and R. Blaine Easley
When should regional anesthesia be used in pediatric patients? / Harshad G. Gurnaney, John E. Fiadjoe, and Arjunan Ganesh.
Section X. Pain management. Optimal postoperative analgesia / Russell L. Bell and Michael A. Ashburn
Is pre-emptive analgesia clinically effective? / Allan Gottschalk and E. Andrew Ochroch.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from electronic title page (ebrary, viewed on December 16, 2013).
Fleisher, Lee A., editor.
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