Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
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The latest volume is produced by the Indian College of Anaesthesiologists, the academic wing of the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists.
Contains 25 cutting-edge chapters for the anesthesiologists authored by the leading academicians of the country.
The topics include general anesthesia, pain and intensive care.
The three chapters discuss the anesthesia management of patients presenting with burns, renal transplant and carotid endarterectomy.
The chapters on iatrogenic hyponatremia deals with complications arising from the use of irrigation fluids used during endoscopic, urologic and gynecologic surgery.
Anesthesia in the MRI suite outlines the problems due to strong magnetic field and the MRI compatible equipment required for patient management.
Current concepts of perioperative fluid therapy and management of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) have been included.
Two chapters deal with the anesthetic implications of diastolic dysfunction and implanted cardiac devices.
Recent advances in the management of obstetric haemorrhage have been discussed in detail.
The chapter on fetal surgery outlines the conditions amenable to surgery and the anesthetic management.
A chapter on the environmental issues in the operating theaters is included.
Includes topics on management of pain and critical care, the two important areas of anesthesia practice.
The chapter on opioids deals with newer opioids as well as the new methods of delivery of older opioids.
The chapter on implantable devices discusses the implantable pain therapy devices for management of chronic and cancer pain.
Recent developments in the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema are also discussed.
The new addition Journal Scan presents expert opinion on the few landmark papers published in the reputed journals last year.
This book is a recommended reading for the trainees, practicing anesthesiologists and the intensivists.
It is an excellent source of anesthesia literature on the current practices.