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Two of the field's most respected leaders provide critical knowledge on the medical implications of co-existing pathophysiology on the management of anesthesia. Organized by disease, the new edition of this popular guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current information on definition, current pathophysiology, significant pre-, intra-, and postoperative factors of the disease process, anesthetic judgement, and management. Common diseases are discussed in detail, while rare diseases receive attention based on unique features that could be of importance in the perioperative period. Features : covers hundreds of complex cases representing the full spectrum of pre-existing conditions, uses tables for quick access to the pertinent aspects of a patient's medical condition, offers a consistent format and content with the focused guidance of two expert authors, includes information on pediatric and geriatric patients as well as adults. New to this edition : all chapters have been thoroughly updated. New information on ischemic heart disease, congestive heart failure, asthma, immune system dysfunction, lung disease, diabetes, obesity, and diseases associated with aging. Provides additional illustrations to help clarify concepts and incorporates the results of the latest clinical trials.
Chapter 1 - Ischemic Heart Disease Chapter 2 - Valvular Heart Disease Chapter 3 - Congenital Heart Disease Chapter 4 - Abnormalities of Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm Chapter 5 - Systemic Hypertension Chapter 6 - Congestive Heart Failure Chapter 7 - Cardiomyopathies Chapter 8 - Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Hypertension Chapter 9 - Pericardial Diseases Chapter 10 - Aneurysms of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta Chapter 11 - Peripheral Vascular Disease Chapter 12 - Deep-Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Chapter 13 - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chapter 14 - Asthma Chapter 15 - Restrictive Lung Disease Chapter 16 - Acute Respiratory Failure Chapter 17 - Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 18 - Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract Chapter 19 - Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System Chapter 20 - Renal Diseases Chapter 21 - Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances Chapter 22 - Endocrine Diseases Chapter 23 - Nutritional Diseases and Inborn Errors of Metalbolism Chapter 24 - Diseases Due to Altered Hemoglobin Concentrations of Structures Chapter 25 - Coagulopathies Chapter 26 - Skin and Musculoskeletal Diseases Chapter 27 - Infectious Diseases Chapter 28 - Cancer Chapter 29 - Diseases Related to Immune System Dysfunction Chapter 30 - Psychiatric Diseases and Substance Abuse Chapter 31 - Diseases Associated with Pregnancy Chapter 32 - Diseases Presenting in Pediatric Patients Chapter 33 - Diseases Associated with Aging
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