Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases

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Lee A. Fleisher
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2006 - Medical - 658 pages
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Avoid complications associated with unusual and complicated diseases with help from this classic source! Previously edited by Dr. Jonathan Benumof, Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases, 5th Edition features new editorial leadership from Dr. Lee A. Fleisher, an acknowledged leader in the field of perioperative medicine and anesthesiology. Now with coverage of pediatric topics and fully revised chapters, most by new contributors, this edition brings you the latest knowledge and techniques. A new, more user-friendly page layout with algorithms, shaded boxes, and "Most Common" lists makes getting information much easier.


  • Includes new information on congenital heart disease, morbid obesity, neurological diseases, infectious diseases, trauma and acute care, geriatric patients, genetic and metabolic diseases, and burn patients.

  • Incorporates brand-new coverage of pediatric topics.

  • Provides sweeping updates throughout from many new contributors.

  • Offers a new, more user-friendly format with algorithms, shaded boxes, and "Most Common" lists.


With 45 additional contributing experts.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
15
Uncommon Cardiac
29
Congenital Heart Disease
77
Respiratory Diseases
127
Liver Diseases
151
CHAPTER 6
171
Obesity and Nutritional
203
Infectious Diseases
377
Diseases of
413
CHAPTER 14
455
Behavioral
469
Patients on Herbal
493
Trauma and Acute Care
505
CHAPTER 18
535
of Pregnancy
547

Renal Diseases
229
Neurologic Diseases
261
CHAPTER 9
303
CHAPTER 10
327
CHAPTER 11
359
The Geriatric Patient
583
The Pediatric Patient
601
Index
641
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Fleisher is Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

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