Anaesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease

Hardcover | July 10, 2010

EditorMike James

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Apart from diabetes mellitus, endocrine diseases requiring surgical treatment are relatively uncommon. However, when they do occur, they frequently present major clinical anaesthestic problems that require extensive knowledge of the pathophysiology of the condition, and considerableanaesthetic expertise. This book provides the anaesthetist with a comprehensive examination of each of the endocrine conditions, covering underlying pathophysiological problems, and guidance on optimal anaesthetic care. It will be of use to trainee and consultant anaesthetists working in bothspecialist endocrine wards and general surgery wards where a patient with endocrine disease might present.

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Apart from diabetes mellitus, endocrine diseases requiring surgical treatment are relatively uncommon. However, when they do occur, they frequently present major clinical anaesthestic problems that require extensive knowledge of the pathophysiology of the condition, and considerableanaesthetic expertise. This book provides the anaesthe...

Mike James is in the Department of Anaesthesia at the University of Cape Town, and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town in South Africa.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:266 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:July 10, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199570256

ISBN - 13:9780199570256

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Table of Contents

1. Dinky Levitt and Ian Ross: Basic endocrine concepts in health and critical illness2. Jeffrey J. Pasternak: The pituitary gland3. John Sear: Diabetes Mellitus4. M. F. M. James and P. A. Farling: The thyroid gland5. Philipp Riss, Eva Schaden and Christian K. Spiss: Parathyroid disease6. Anis S. Baraka: Anaesthetic management of patients with carcinoid tumours7. W. J. Russell: Adrenal cortex8. M. F. M. James: Adrenal medulla9. P. A. Farling and J. A. Silverside: Endocrine emergencies10. John G. T. Augoustides, Insung Chung and Prakash Patel: Hormones as pharmaceutical agents: focus on steroids and vasopressin11. Tom R. Kurzawinski: Endocrine surgery - personal view