Shnider and Levinson’s Anesthesia for Obstetrics, 5th Edition PDF

Shnider and Levinson anesthesia for obstetrics 5ByMaya S. Suresh B. Scott Segal Roanne Preston Roshan Fernando C. Latoya Mason

Now in a fully updated Fifth Edition, Shnider and Levinson’s Anesthesia for Obstetrics, continues to provide the comprehensive coverage that has made it the leading reference in the field. The rising number of Cesarean births and the more advanced age of first-time mothers in the United States have brought with them an increased risk for complications, making the role of the obstetric anesthesiologist increasingly important.

Inside you’ll explore…

Maternal and Fetal Physiology builds your understanding of placental transfer of drugs. Fetal Assessment covers the basics of antenatal assessment and intrapartum monitoring. Anesthesia and Analgesia addresses the anesthetic considerations of vaginal and Cesarean delivery. Neonatal Well-Being—including neonatal resuscitation and neonatal injury. Management of Obstetric Complications helps minimize the risks posed by abnormal positioning, intrapartum fever, and antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage. Management of Anesthetic Complications addresses the special problems related to obstetric anesthesia, including embolic events and intubation problems. Management of the Parturient with Coexisting Disorders prepares you for the special challenges faced when treating mothers with hypertensive, respiratory, endocrine, neurologic, or other disorders. Difficult and Failed Intubation:  Strategies, Prevention, and Management of Airway-Related Catastrophes  addresses the airway related maternal mortality, predictors of difficult airway  and strategies to    manage the unanticipated  difficult airway as well as the critical airway with increasing hyoxemia.

NEW to the Fifth Edition…

New editorial team New full-color format New sections on Assessment of the Fetus; Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery; Neonatal Well-Being: Old and New Concepts; Ethical, Medical, and Social Challenges and Issues; Maternal Safety, Difficult and Failed   Intubation, Morbidity, and Mortality; and Anesthetic Considerations for Reproductive, In-Utero, and Non-Obstetric Procedures
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The Comatose Patient

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The Comatose Patient

M.D. Eelco F. M. Wijdicks, Ph.D.
>The Comatose Patient, Second Edition, is a critical historical overview of the concepts of consciousness and unconsciousness, covering all aspects of coma within 100 detailed case vignettes. This comprehensive text includes principles of neurologic examination of comatose patients as well as instruction of the FOUR Score coma scale, and also discusses landmark legal cases and ethical problems. As the Chair of Division of Critical Care Neurology at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Wijdicks uses his extensive knowledge to discuss a new practical multistep approach to the diagnosis of the comatose patient. Additionally, this edition includes extensive coverage of the interpretation of neuroimaging and its role in daily practice and decision making, as well as management in the emergency room and ICU. Dr. Wijdicks details long-term supportive care and an appropriate approach to communication with family members about end-of-life decision making.

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MCQs for the Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment [With DVD]

Daniel Augustine; Paul Leeson; Ali Khavandi
>The first MCQ preparation book on the market for the KBA in Cardiology, MCQs for Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment features over 260 questions exactly mirroring the format and content of the exam. 11 focused sequences of questions are followed by detailed explanatory answers, which draw in the relevant aspects of the current syllabus, refer you to further reading and provide you with the broad base of knowledge the examiners expect. Written by a team of cardiology registrars and consultants with recent experience of the exam, the format is designed to give you hands-on experience of the level and type of questions you can expect in the real thing. In addition to a huge variety of images and case scenarios forming the basis of clinical question stems, the book is accompanied by a DVD featuring dozens of video loops – ranging from coronary angiograms to echocardiography – to help you become practised at responding to a clinical stimulus in the context of a Single Best Answer question. Covering the whole scope of the syllabus and offering a truly authentic experience of the exam, MCQs for Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment is the insider’s guide to the KBA, to ensure you gain both the confidence and knowledge to pass.

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Ectopic Pregnancy: A Clinical Casebook

by Togas Tulandi

Comprised exclusively of clinical cases covering ectopic pregnancy, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in reproductive medicine and obstetrics/gynecology with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various forms of the condition they may encounter. Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Cases included illustrate different management strategies – from treatment with methotrexate to surgical interventions – as well as types of ectopic pregnancy, such as ovarian, interstitial, heterotopic and abdominal forms, among others. Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Ectopic Pregnancy: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for reproductive medicine specialists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and family and emergency medicine physicians alike.

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