ISBN 9788184732498,Preoperative Assesment and Management

Preoperative Assesment and Management



PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788184732498

ISBN-10 818473249X

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)


Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical, portable handbook provides comprehensive, up-to-date information for all clinicians who need to perform preoperative assessments. The book provides a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of disease states relevant to anesthesiology and surgery and offers guidelines on history taking, physical examination, recommended diagnostic tests, and preoperative management. A chapter of case studies in preoperative evaluation is included. New chapters in this edition cover evaluation of the pregnant patient for non-obstetric surgery and preoperative assessment for specific procedures and locations, particularly out-of-OR and ambulatory procedures.
Table of Contents

Risk Reduction and Risk Assessment
Overview of Preoperative Evaluation and Testing
Ischemic Heart Disease
Nonischemic Heart Disease and Vascular Disease
Pulmonary Diseases
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Hematologic Issues
Renal Disease
Hepatobiliary Disease
Neurologic Disease
Musculoskeletal and Autoimmune Diseases
Psychiatric Disease, Chronic Pain, and Substance Abuse
Miscellaneous Issues
The Pregnant Patient for Non-Obstetric Surgery
The Pediatric Patient
Anesthetic-Specific Issues
Perioperative Management Issues
Organizational Infrastructure of a Preoperative Evaluation Center
Preoperative Assessment for Specific Procedures or Location
Case Studies in Preoperative Evaluation.