Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text is the only anesthesiology book with a case-based, problem-oriented approach. The unique format of case presentations with questions and detailed explanations hones clinical decision-making skills and offers excellent review preparation for both written and oral exams. Organized by organ system, the book covers 60 surgical procedures and problems in anesthesiology. Each chapter presents a case and asks questions about pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. Questions are followed by thorough explanations, with tables, illustrations, and references for further review. This edition includes new chapters on liver transplantation, low back pain/chronic pain, and tonsillectomy. New contributors have rewritten chapters on tracheoesophageal fistula; tetralogy of Fallot; transposition of the great arteries; postoperative hemorrhage with cardiac tamponade; brain tumor and craniotomy; spinal cord tumor; pregnancy-induced hypertension; open-eye injury; cleft palate; prolonged apnea; burns; and hypoxia and equipment failure.
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