Anesthesia Outside Of The Operating Room

Hardcover | March 21, 2011

byRichard D. Urman, Wendy L. Gross, Beverly K. Philip

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Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room is a comprehensive, up-to-date textbook that covers all aspects of anesthesia care in OOR settings, from financial considerations to anesthetic techniques to quality assurance. With increasing numbers of procedures such as cardiac catheterization andimaging taking place outside of the main OR, anesthesia providers as well as non-anesthesia members of the patient care team will find this book critical to their understanding of the principles of anesthesia care in unique settings which may have limited physical resources. Topics include patientmonitoring techniques, pre-procedure evaluation and post-procedure care, and procedural sedation performed by non-anesthesia providers. The authors address problems of anesthesia that have unique answers in OOR settings, such as patient transport and cardiac arrest, and discuss technological progress and considerations for the future. The text also covers surgical procedures and anesthetic considerations by procedure location, suchas radiology, infertility clinics, field and military environments, and pediatric settings, among many others Select guidelines from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) are provided as well. Edited by the senior faculty from Harvard Medical School and with contributions from otheracademic institutions, Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room provides a unique and convenient compendium of expertise and experience.

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Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room is a comprehensive, up-to-date textbook that covers all aspects of anesthesia care in OOR settings, from financial considerations to anesthetic techniques to quality assurance. With increasing numbers of procedures such as cardiac catheterization andimaging taking place outside of the main OR, a...

Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Director of Procedural Sedation Management and Education at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has special interest in patient safety related to office-based anesthesia practice, operating room efficiency, novel anesthetic agents, and patien...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:March 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ForewordPrefaceContributors1. Challenges of Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room2. Preoperative Patient Evaluation for Anesthesia Care Outside of the Operating Roo3. Patient Monitoring4. Anesthetic Techniques5. Patient Recovery6. Management of Staffing and Case Scheduling for OOOR Anesthesia7. Procedural Sedation by Non-Anesthesia Providers8. Anesthesia and Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: Outcomes, Regulation, and Quality Improvement9. CT and PET/CT-guided Interventional Radiology Procedures10. MRI and Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Interventional Radiology Procedures11. Interventional Neuroradiology Procedures12. Interventional Radiology Procedures13. Anesthesia for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiologic Procedures14. Anesthesia in the Radiation Oncology Suite15. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedures16. Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures17. Anesthesia for Interventional Pulmonology18. Anesthetic Implications of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopoic Surgery (NOTES) and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)19. New Challenges for Anesthesiologists Outside of the OR: The Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Laboratories20. Anesthesia for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)21. Anesthesia for Urologic Procedures22. Anesthesia for Procedures in the Emergency Department23. Office-Based Anesthesia24. Pediatric Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room25. Anesthesia For Procedures in the Intensive Care Unit and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit26. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)27. Pain Management Procedures28. Anesthesia in the Military Setting29. Anesthetic Considerations in Homeland Disasters30. Anesthetic Considerations During Flight31. Anesthetic Considerations in Dental Practice32. Ultra Rapid Opiate Detoxification Procedures33. Telemedicine, Teleanesthesia, and TelesurgeryAppendix 1: Pre-Use Check of Anesthesia EquipmentAppendix 2: Malignant HyperthermiaAppendix 3: Selected ASA GuidelinesIndex