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Oxford University Press Inc
23 January 2019
Anaesthetics; Intensive care medicine; Peri-operative care
50 Studies Every Anesthesiologist Should Know presents key studies that have shaped the practice of anesthesiology. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics ranging from pain medicine, critical care, cardiothoracic anesthesiology to general anesthesiology. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. Brief information on other relevant studies is provided, and an illustrative clinical case concludes the review. This book is a must-read for health care professionals in anesthesiology and pain medicine, and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice in anesthesiology, pain medicine, critical care and its broad subspecialties.
Edited by:   Anita Gupta (Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Drexel University College of Medicine), Elena N. Gutman (Yale University School of Medicine)
Series edited by:   Michael E. Hochman (Director of Medical Innovation AltaMed)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 163mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   522g
ISBN:   9780190237691
ISBN 10:   0190237694
Series:   Fifty Studies Every Doctor Should Know
Pages:   296
Publication Date:   23 January 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword from the Series Editor Preface Acknowledgments Section 1: General Anesthesiology 1. Video vs. Direct Laryngoscopy: A Randomized Clinical Trial 2. Management of the Difficult Airway: A Closed Claims Analysis 3. Predictive Factors of Difficult and Impossible Mask Ventilation 4. Perioperative Normothermia and Incidence of Cardiac Events 5. Perioperative Normothermia, Incidence of Surgical-Wound Infection and Length of Hospitalization 6. Preventable Anesthesia Mishaps 7. Deliberate Increase of Oxygen Delivery in the Perioperative Period 8. Blood Sugar Control in Type Two Diabetes Section 2: Cardiac Anesthesia 9. Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization 10. Rate Control Vs. Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibriallation 11. Early Use of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter and Outcomes in Patients with Shock and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial 12. Statins and Perioperative Cardiac Complications 13. A Survey of Transesophageal Echocardiography 14. Statins and Perioperative Cardiac Complications 15. Effects of Extended-Release Metoprolol Succinate in Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery (POISE Trial): A Randomized Controlled Trial Section 3: Neuroanesthesia 16. Adverse Cerebral Outcomes After Coronary Bypass Surgery 17. Long-term Cognitive Impairment after Critical Illness 18. Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Section 4: Critical Care 19. An Intervention to Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in the ICU 20. Early Goal-Directed Therapy in the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock 21. Intensive Insulin Therapy and Pentastarch Resuscitation in Sepsis 22. Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care TRICC 23. Effects of Intravenous Fluid Restriction on Postoperative Complications 24. The Saline versus Albumin Fluid Evaluation (SAFE) Study Section 5: Perioperative Medicine 25. Prevention of Intraoperative Awareness in High-Risk Surgical Patients 26. Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events 27. Surgical Safety Checklist 28. Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting 29. Postoperative Oxygen Desaturation: A Comparison of Regional Anesthesia vs. Continuous Administration of Opioids 30. Surgical Site Infections Following Ambulatory Surgery Procedures 31. Care Coordination 32. Pulmonary Aspiration: Clinical Significance in the Perioperative Period 33. Postoperative Pain Experience Section 6: Pain Anesthesiology 34. An fMRI-Based Neurologic Signature of Physical Pain 35. Clinical Importance of Changes on a Numerical Pain Rating Scale 36. Post-injury Pain Hypersensitivity and NMDA Receptor Antagonists 37. Randomized Trial of Oral Morphine for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain 38. Epidural Glucocorticoid Injections for Spinal Stenosis 39. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Lumbar Spine in People Without Back Pain 40. Surgery vs. Rehab for Chronic Lower Back Pain 41. Preoperative Multimodal Analgesia for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Section 7: Regional Anesthesiology 42. Neuraxial Anesthesia and Postoperative Mortality and Morbidity 43. Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Major Surgery 44. Nerve Stimulator and Multiple Injection Technique for Upper and Lower Limb Blockade Section 8: Obstetric Anesthesiology 45. Neuraxial Analgesia Given Early in Labor 46. Postdural Puncture Headache in Obstetrics: A Meta-analysis Section 9: Pediatric Anesthesiology 47. Parental Presence During Induction versus Sedative Premedication 48. Perioperative Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality 49. CRIES: A Neonatal Postoperative Pain Measurement Score 50. Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Versus Propofol in Pediatrics Index

Anita Gupta, MD is a Liechtenstein Institute Fellow at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University. Elena N. Gutman, MD is Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology at Yale School of Medicine. Michael E. Hochman, MD, MPH is Associate Professor, Medicine and Director, Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science at the USC Keck School of Medicine.

Reviews for 50 Studies Every Anesthesiologist Should Know

There currently is no other book available that allows readers to review the landmark studies as well as get an idea of their clinical applicability. The book is well written and useful for those who practice anesthesiology. * Doody's Notes *


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