Anesthesia Student Survival Guide

A Case-Based Approach

  • Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
  • Richard D. Urman
  • Scott Segal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Introduction to Anesthesiology

  3. Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 28-28
    2. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe
      Pages 29-38
    3. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe
      Pages 39-54
    4. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe
      Pages 55-66
    5. John W. Wolfe, Jerome M. Adams
      Pages 67-74
    6. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe
      Pages 75-82
  4. Preoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 84-84
    2. Amit Gupta, Elifce O. Cosar
      Pages 85-103
    3. Shawn T. Beaman, Patrick J. Forte, David G. Metro
      Pages 105-118
    4. Alvaro A. Macias
      Pages 119-131
    5. Basem Abdelmalak, D. John Doyle
      Pages 133-155
  5. Intraoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 158-158
    2. Brian C. McLean, Anthony R. Plunkett
      Pages 159-172
    3. Anthony R. Plunkett, Brian C. McLean
      Pages 173-197
    4. Francis X. Dillon
      Pages 243-262
  6. Systems Physiology and Anesthetic Subspecialties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 264-264
    2. Amanda J. Rhee, Linda Shore-Lesserson
      Pages 265-284
    3. Stephen M. Howell, Mario Serafini
      Pages 303-323
    4. Payal Kohli
      Pages 341-352
    5. Thomas M. Romanelli
      Pages 353-368
    6. Joshua H. Atkins
      Pages 381-395
  7. Postoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 412-412
    2. Beverly J. Newhouse
      Pages 443-467
  8. Special Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 470-470
    2. Sheila Ryan Barnett, Stephen D. Pratt
      Pages 471-482
    3. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 497-501
    4. Emily M. Hayden
      Pages 503-514
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 515-534

About this book


Anesthesia Student Survival Guide: A Case-Based Approach is an indispensable introduction to the specialty. This concise, easy-to-read, affordable handbook is ideal for medical students, nursing students, and others during the anesthesia rotation. Written in a structured prose format and supplemented with many diagrams, tables, and algorithms, this pocket-sized guide contains essential material covered on the USMLE II-III and other licensing exams. The editors, who are academic faculty at Harvard Medical School, summarize the essential content with 32 informative and compelling case studies designed to help students apply new concepts to real situations. Pharmacology, basic skills, common procedures and anesthesia subspecialties are covered, too, with just the right amount of detail for an introductory text. The unique book also offers a section containing career advice and insider tips on how to receive good evaluations from supervising physicians. With its combination of astute clinical instruction, basic science explanation, and practical tips from physicians that have been there before, this handbook is your one-stop guide to a successful anesthesia rotation.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
    • 1
  • Richard D. Urman
    • 2
  • Scott Segal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUS
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Brigham and Women’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUS

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-09708-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-09709-1
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