Relied on for over 20 years by resident and practicing anesthesiologists and CRNAs, this best-selling pocket reference is now in its Seventh Edition. In easy-to-scan outline format, it provides current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods and in the ICU. The book has been written, reviewed, updated, and field-tested by the internationally recognized anesthesia department of the Massachusetts General Hospital. This edition includes new information on quality assessment, patient safety, the electronic medical record, and new techniques and medications. A new design makes information easier to access. An alphabetical drug appendix is also included. A PDA version of this edition will also be available. See PDA listing for details.