Anesthesiology Core Review

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Author: Brian Freeman,Jeffrey Berger

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071821384

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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A rigorous, high-yield review for the new ABA Part 1: BASIC Examination The year 2014 marks the beginning of a new phase in board certification for anesthesiology residents in the United States. The Part 1 exam is now split into two written examinations: Basic and Advanced. Anesthesiology. Residents who are unable to pass the Basic examination will not be allowed to finish their training. That's why this book is a true must read for every anesthesiology resident. It is the single best way to take the stress out of this make-or-break exam, focus your study on nearly 200 must-know topics found on the board exam outline, and identify your areas of strength and weakness. Written by program directors with many years of board examination advising experience, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is designed to be the cornerstone of your study preparation. Each chapter of Anesthesiology Core Review succinctly summarizes key concepts in basic science and clinical anesthesia practice. Space is conveniently provided throughout the book to add notes from other study resources. Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is logical divided into four sections: Basic Science Clinical Sciences Organ-Based Sciences Special Issues in Anesthesiology (covering important topics such as professionalism and licensure, ethics, and patient safety) With its expert authorship and concise yet thorough coverage, Anesthesiology Core Review Part One: BASIC Exam is biggest step you can take to assure effective preparation for the new ABA BASIC Examination.

Essentials of Pain Medicine E-Book

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Author: Honorio Benzon,Srinivasa N. Raja,Scott M Fishman,Spencer S Liu,Steven P Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323445411

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Accessible, concise, and clinically focused, Essentials of Pain Medicine, 4th Edition, by Drs. Honorio T. Benzon, Srinivasa N. Raja, Scott M. Fishman, Spencer S. Liu, and Steven P. Cohen, presents a complete, full-color overview of today’s theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. It provides practical guidance on the full range of today’s pharmacologic, interventional, neuromodulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options for the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons in pain. Covers all you need to know to stay up to date in practice and excel at examinations – everything from basic considerations through local anesthetics, nerve block techniques, acupuncture, cancer pain, and much more. Uses a practical, quick-reference format with short, easy-to-read chapters. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Features hundreds of diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify key information and injection techniques – now in full color for the first time. Includes the latest best management techniques, including joint injections, ultrasound-guided therapies, and new pharmacologic agents (such as topical analgesics). Discusses recent global developments regarding opioid induced hyperalgesia, addiction and substance abuse, neuromodulation and pain management, and identification of specific targets for molecular pain.

Pain Medicine

A Comprehensive Review

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Author: P. Prithvi Raj

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 430

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Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter. Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management. Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine. Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams. Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Pain Medicine

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Author: Salahadin Abdi,Pradeep Chopra,Howard Smith

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071714396

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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1000 Q&As provide the preparation you need to ace the pain medicine board exams and anesthesiology recertification! "The book is meant for all physicians who are practicing interventional pain medicine. It is certainly a very helpful book for any pain fellow getting ready for board examinations....There are other pain review books available...but none as useful as this book is in preparing readers for the pain boards. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Pain Medicine is the perfect way to prepare for the American Board of Anesthesiology exam as well as exams given by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. It's also great for recertification! You'll find everything you need in one comprehensive review . . . questions, answers, explanations, practice tests, and references. Here's why this book is the ultimate anesthesiology board review tool: 1000 questions and answers with detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers The number of questions per topic reflects the make-up of the actual exam -- so you know you're putting the most amount of study time into what's most important Answers are referenced to major pain medicine texts Questions duplicate the style and format of the ABA exam

Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Therapy

Traditional and Ultrasound-Guided Techniques

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Author: Danilo Jankovic,Philip Peng

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319051318

Category: Medical

Page: 1010

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In recent years the field of regional anesthesia, in particular peripheral and neuraxial nerve blocks, has seen an unprecedented renaissance following the introduction of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. This comprehensive, richly illustrated book discusses traditional techniques as well as ultrasound-guided methods for nerve blocks and includes detailed yet easy-to-follow descriptions of regional anesthesia procedures. The description of each block is broken down into the following sections: definition; anatomy; indications; contraindications; technique; drug choice and dosage; side effects; potential complications and how to avoid them; and medico-legal documentation. A checklist record for each technique and a wealth of detailed anatomical drawings and illustrations offer additional value. Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine provides essential guidelines for the application of regional anesthesia in clinical practice and is intended for anesthesiologists and all specialties engaged in the field of pain therapy such as pain specialists, surgeons, orthopedists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, general practitioners, and nurse anesthetists.

Rapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards

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Author: Ruchir Gupta

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107653665

Category: Medical

Page: 260

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Focusing on the most commonly tested topics, the book provides those studying for the oral board exam with model answers.

Anesthesiology Oral Board Flash Cards

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Author: Jeff Gadsden,Dean Jones

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071736808

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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150 two-sided cards help you develop the critical thinking skills necessary to ace the Anesthesiology Oral Boards Take the stress out of anesthesiology oral board preparation by learning how to analyze a complex situation, formulate an organized plan, and communicate it in a way that impresses the examiners Learn simple principles that guide you through information gathering, synthesis, decision making, and reevaluation Benefit from valuable tips on what to say and do during the oral exam Study effectively alone or with a partner Save hundreds of hours sifting through textbooks and journal articles Fact-filled flash cards review the most relevant diseases, procedures, and events that are covered on the boards

Handbook of Pain Management

A Clinical Companion to Textbook of Pain

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Author: Ronald Melzack,Patrick David Wall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443072017

Category: Medical

Page: 753

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A concise overview of the most important information about every clinical aspect of pain. It is for health care professionals, in practice and in training, involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic pain problems. The handbook is divided into three sections: clinical pain states, therapeutic approaches, and special problems of assessment and management. The emphasis throughout is on the diagnosis and treatment of clinical pain states and includes recent advances in all aspects of therapy. A special section is devoted to assessing and managing the most challenging problems: pain in children, burn pain, neuropathic pain, cancer pain, gender-related pain, AIDS-related pain and pain in the elderly.

Essential Clinical Anesthesia Review

Keywords, Questions and Answers for the Boards

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Author: Linda S. Aglio,Robert W. Lekowski,Richard D. Urman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316062287

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This concise, evidence-based board review book, organized according to the ABA keyword list, covers all the fundamental concepts needed to pass written and re-certification board examinations. Each chapter begins with a case scenario or clinical problem from everyday practice, followed by concise discussion and clinical review questions and answers. Discussion progresses logically from preoperative assessment and intraoperative management to postoperative pain management, enhancing the reader's knowledge and honing diagnostic and clinical management skills. New guidelines and recently developed standards of care are also covered. Serving as a companion to the popular textbook Essential Clinical Anesthesia, this resourceful work reflects the clinical experiences of anesthesia experts at Harvard Medical School as well as individually known national experts in the field of anesthesiology. This practical review is an invaluable resource for anesthesiologists in training and practice, whether studying for board exams or as part of continuing education and ABA recertification.

Pain Medicine

An Essential Review

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Author: R. Jason Yong,Michael Nguyen,Ehren Nelson,Richard D. Urman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319431331

Category: Medical

Page: 606

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This book serves as a practical resource for pain medicine providers. It presents important clinical concepts while covering critical pain medicine fundamentals. Chapters were carefully chosen to cover common aspects of clinical pain medicine and also follow a common format to facilitate quick look-up. Each chapter includes a concise discussion of the latest supporting evidence as well as relevant case scenarios. The coverage is clinically and board relevant, evidence-based and up-to-date. It will appeal to residents preparing for the written board examination and practitioners preparing for board re-certification, which now occurs every 10 years. Beyond these groups, the book has the potential to appeal to learners and practitioners around the world; pain medicine is burgeoning globally, and there is great need for concise, clinically relevant resources.

Kay Clinical Topics in Anaesthesia

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Author: Roger Langford,David Ashton-Cleary

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 1907816771

Category: Medical

Page: 396

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Yao & Artusio's Anesthesiology

Problem-Oriented Patient Management

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Author: Fun-Sun F. Yao

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496342917

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

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This bestselling text remains the study and review reference of choice for both residents and practicing anesthesiologists. Ideal for orals and continuing education preparation, Yao & Artusio’s Anesthesiology, 8th Edition, uses a practical question-and-answer format to present more than 60 real-world cases, guiding you logically through the process of identifying effective options for patient care. Discussion of each case follows the questions, helping you understand the key knowledge needed for today’s surgical anesthesia and individualized patient management.

Practical Management of Pain

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Author: Honorio T. Benzon,James P. Rathmell,Christopher L. Wu,Charles E. Argoff,Dennis C. Turk

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323083404

Category: Medical

Page: 1115

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Rev. ed. of: Raj's practical management of pain / [edited by] Honorio T. Benzon ... [et al.]. 4th ed. 2008.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

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Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191059366

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

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Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

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Author: George W. Williams,Erin S. Williams, M.D.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199381623

Category:

Page: 432

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Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid specifically designed for Anesthesiology residents preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Basic Anesthesiology Exam. Chapters deliver succinct and efficiently communicated summaries of all content listed in the ABA exam outline, plus highlighted key facts, mneomnics, and relevant images and diagrams. Chapters conclude with board-style practice questions and annotated answers, followed by key references and further reading. With this book as a guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the Basic Anesthesiology Examination and master the key facts and concepts that provide the scientific roundation for the practice of Anesthesiology.

Core Topics in Paediatric Anaesthesia

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Author: Ian James,Isabeau Walker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107244188

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This book covers all of the important elements of paediatric anaesthesia in a concise and structured manner. From the premature infant to the teenager, readers are guided through the complexities they may encounter, with key points at the end of each chapter to summarise the most important information. The common surgical conditions encountered in daily practice are covered along with comprehensive discussion of consent and the law, safeguarding children, and the complexity of drug dosing in the paediatric population. Other topics covered include trauma, burns, resuscitation, principles of intensive care, and transporting a sick child. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in their field, sharing a wealth of relevant, practical experience. Covering the whole curriculum necessary for advanced training, this is essential reading for trainees, general anaesthetists managing children in non-specialist hospitals and anyone aspiring to become a paediatric anaesthetist, as well as those established in the field.

Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

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Author: T. E. Peck,S. A. Hill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316062252

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The fourth edition of this market-leading anaesthetic book has been fully updated to include novel oral anticoagulants and neuromuscular reversal agents. Numerous other sections have been expanded or updated to reflect new research and current best practice, and the antibiotics chapter now includes information about commonly encountered pathogens and the drugs used to target them. Basic pharmacological principles, vital to understanding the effects of individual drugs, are dealt with methodically, and the essential physiology is described alongside the relevant pharmacology. This has become the core pharmacology book for the FRCA, covering all the relevant kinetics and dynamics in a compact and easy to navigate format, including clear diagrams and tables. This is an ideal aid to study and practice for junior and trainee anaesthetists. Theatre practitioners, ICU nurses and physicians working in areas that demand a solid foundation of pharmacological knowledge will also find this an invaluable resource.

Foundations of Anesthesia

Basic Sciences for Clinical Practice

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Author: Hugh C. Hemmings,Philip M. Hopkins

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323037070

Category: Medical

Page: 903

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Accompanying CD-ROM ... "allows you to download figures into PowerPoint for electronic presentations." -- p. [4] of cover.

Essential Anaesthesia for Medical Students

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Author: Mark Heining,David Bogod,Alan Aitkenhead

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780340613863

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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'Essential Anaesthesia for Medical Students' provides a balanced account of the anaesthetist's role both inside and outside of the operating theatre. Medical students are required to learn principles of anaesthesia but are not expected to give anaesthetics. Practical procedures and skills feature throughout the text, and tables and review boxes are used to highlight this information. In line with the GMC's recommendations applied basic sciences and communication skills are emphasized. For medical students and junior doctors working in anaesthesia, accident and emergency, or intensive care, this text covers the relevant core material while demonstrating the wide-ranging role of the anaesthetist.

Fundamentals of Anaesthesia

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Author: Ted Lin,Tim Smith,Colin Pinnock

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316666786

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Fundamentals of Anaesthesia is the gold standard text for the Primary FRCA, encapsulating the basic principles of modern anaesthesia in one easily accessible volume. Written and edited by experts with extensive FRCA examination experience, this text deliberately blends the expertise of invited authors in an unrivalled consistency of style more akin to that of a single author text. All of the subject matter required to pass the exam is condensed into an easy-to-read format. This fully updated fourth edition includes new guidelines, an improved chapter structure, and a new section on clinical ultrasound. The generous use of summary boxes, bullet points, tables and diagrams creates a text that is clear, concise and easy to navigate. Each section covers one of the four components of the SOE. This is a unique revision aid for the Primary FRCA and an essential companion for all exam candidates.