Editor: Amballur D. John

Series Title: Recent Advances in Anesthesiology

Anesthesia: Essential Clinical Updates for Practitioners – Regional, Ultrasound, Coagulation, Obstetrics and Pediatrics

Volume 1

eBook: US $49 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $143
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $196
ISSN: 2589-9384 (Print)
ISSN: 2589-9392 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-722-1 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-721-4 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2018
DOI: 10.2174/97816810872141180101


This book provides a quick update on key aspects of current anesthesia practice. Book chapters are written in a concise manner to enable readers (anesthesia providers and medical students) to quickly refresh their knowledge, and understand the essential points about key topics. The chapters are written by eminent clinicians who are also outstanding teachers in their respective anesthesia training programs.

Topics covered in this volume include: trauma, trauma anesthesia, regional anesthesia, upper extremity blocks, lower extremity blocks, ultrasound, the use of ultrasound for blocks and vascular access, coagulation, hemostasis, transfusion, anticoagulants and their reversal, issues in pediatric anesthesia, and pediatric trauma, as well as obstetrical anesthesia.

The book serves as a handbook for advanced anesthesia professionals and a textbook for medical students.


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List of Contributors

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Nathaniel McQuay
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Upper Extremity Blocks

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De Q.H. Tran
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Paravertebral Block

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Roy Greengrass
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Lower Extremity Blocks

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Roy Greengrass, Arun Kalava
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Vascular Access

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Margaret K. Menzel Ellis, Neal S. Gerstein, Peter M. Schulman
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Bleeding and Clotting: Blood and Drugs

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Monica B. Pagano, Aaron S. Hess, John R. Hess
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Anesthesia for Obstetrical Emergencies

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Karen Lindeman
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Pediatric Anesthesia

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Monica Hoagland, Tessa Mandler, Lawrence I. Schwartz
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Pediatric Trauma

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Dheeraj Goswami, R. Blaine Easley
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Subject Index

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.Geriatric Anesthesia: A Practical Guide.
.Pediatric Anesthesia: A Guide for the Non-Pediatric Anesthesia Provider Part II.
.Pediatric Anesthesia: A Guide for the Non-Pediatric Anesthesia Provider Part I.
.​Obstetric Anesthesia: Clinical Updates.