Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-existing Disease

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012 - Medical - 674 pages
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With Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, you'll have the succinct, yet thorough guidance you need to successfully avoid or manage complications stemming from pre-existing medical conditions. Advanced research from experts in the field will help you overcome the toughest challenges in practice, letting you offer your patients the best care, each and every time.



  • Deliver anesthesia as safely as possible with extensive coverage of the pathophysiology of numerous coexisting conditions.
  • Effectively manage special patient populations with a focus on pediatric, geriatric, and adult patients.
  • Master the ins and outs of a wide range of diseases, from common to rare, through detailed discussions of each disease's unique features.
  • Access the fully searchable text online anytime, anywhere, at www.expertconsult.com.



  • Stay at the forefront of your field with the most updated information on each coexisting condition's definition; current pathophysiology; significant pre-, intra-, and postoperative factors of the disease process; anesthetic judgment; and management.
  • Keep current with changing patient populations with a new chapter on managing morbidly obese patients.
  • Access the information you need quickly thanks to a disease-based organization.
  • Overcome your toughest challenges with the latest guidelines and evidence integrated into each chapter.



Search through current and concise descriptions of pathophysiology of diseases and their impact on anesthesia!

Gain expertise in understanding the impact of pathophysiology of coexisting diseases on anaesthesia!



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Contents

Chapter 1 Ischemic Heart Disease
1
Chapter 2 Valvular Heart Disease
31
Chapter 3 Congenital Heart Disease
48
Chapter 4 Abnormalities of Cardiac Conduction and Cardiac Rhythm
73
Chapter 5 Systemic and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
104
Chapter 6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
120
Chapter 7 Pericardial Diseases and Cardiac Trauma
144
Chapter 8 Vascular Disease
153
Obesity and Malnutrition
314
Chapter 17 Renal Disease
334
Chapter 18 Fluid Electrolyte and AcidBase Disorders
357
Chapter 19 Endocrine Disease
376
Chapter 20 Hematologic Disorders
407
Chapter 21 Skin and Musculoskeletal Diseases
437
Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases
466
Chapter 23 Cancer
493

Chapter 9 Respiratory Diseases
181
Chapter 10 Diseases Affecting the Brain
218
Chapter 11 Spinal Cord Disorders
255
Chapter 12 Diseases of the Autonomic and Peripheral Nervous Systems
264
Chapter 13 Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract
274
Chapter 14 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System
287
Chapter 15 Inborn Errors of Metabolism
305
Chapter 24 Diseases Related to Immune System Dysfunction
516
Chapter 25 Psychiatric Disease Substance Abuse and Drug Overdose
533
Chapter 26 PregnancyAssociated Diseases
558
Chapter 27 Pediatric Diseases
583
Chapter 28 Geriatric Disorders
642
Index
655
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