Practical Handbook of Thoracic Anesthesia

  • Philip M. Hartigan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Essential Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Thomas Edrich, Beatrice Trotman-Dickenson
      Pages 3-16
    3. Michael Nurok, George P. Topulos
      Pages 17-39
    4. Shannon S. McKenna
      Pages 41-58
    5. Philip M. Hartigan
      Pages 59-70
    6. Philip M. Hartigan
      Pages 71-92
  3. Essential Technical Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Teresa M. Bean
      Pages 111-126
    3. Thomas Edrich
      Pages 127-139
    4. Sarah H. Wiser
      Pages 141-175
    5. Gyorgy Frendl
      Pages 191-207
    6. David A. Silver
      Pages 209-219
  4. Essential Principles of Clinical Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237

About this book


This comprehensive handbook delivers “bottom line,” evidence-based guidance in the practice of thoracic anesthesia. Chapters are short and practical and include actionable technical pearls not available elsewhere.  The editor and contributors are academic faculty who work at one of the busiest thoracic surgical programs in North America, and their aim has been to integrate essential concepts with practical decision-making.

•Detailed guidance for performing more than 30 thoracic surgical procedures

•Relevant surgical insights from a senior thoracic surgeon included for each procedure

•Full range of modern thoracic anesthetic challenges covered

•Essential foundation concepts digested and simplified

•Technical aspects sufficiently detailed to be useful

•An efficient resource for skilled generalists and trainees


anesthesia anesthesiology pain management perioperative care thoracic anesthesia thoracic surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip M. Hartigan
    • 1
  1. 1.Perioperative and Pain Medicine,, Harvard Medical SchoolAssistant Prof, Dept of Anesthesiology,BostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Businees Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-88492-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-88493-6
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