The Practical Handbook of Perioperative Metabolic and Nutritional Care 1st Edition (2019) (PDF) by M. Isabel T.D Correia
Intended for any healthcare professional working with surgical patients, including medical students, residents, surgeons and internists, nurses, dieticians, pharmacists, and physical therapists, The Practical Handbook of Perioperative Metabolic and Nutritional Care focuses on topics from the history of surgery and metabolism, to organic response to stress. Based on clinical processes, the author explores screening, assessment, and the impact of nutritional status on outcomes, in addition to investigating nutritional requirements, including macronutrients and micronutrients. Chapters examine wound healing as well as metabolic and nutritional surgical preconditioning, including coverage of preoperative counseling, preoperative nutrition, and preoperative fasting. Physical exercise is addressed, as well as nutritional therapy in the form of oral supplements, and enteral and parenteral approaches. Additional topics explored include nutrition therapy complications and immunomodulatory nutrients, pro, pre and symbiotics, postoperative oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition, enteral access, vascular access, fluid therapy, and more. With up-to-date information, practical and cost-effective data, this resource is critical for translating theory to practice.
Smith and Aitkenhead’s Textbook of Anaesthesia: Expert Consult – Online & Print 7th Edition (2019) (PDF) by Jonathan Thompson
This highly successful textbook is internationally renowned as a core text for trainee anaesthetists and is essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar examinations. The previous 6th edition was awarded First Prize at the BMA Medical Book awards.
Primary FRCA in a Box 2e contains over 200 revision flashcards addressing all the topics needed to pass the Primary FRCA. The key subject areas of physiology, pharmacology, physics, and anatomy are covered in easy-to-learn note format. Illustrations aid understanding making this particularly suited to the viva examination. Using standard question formats from the Royal College exams, Primary FRCA in a Box 2e is an essential tool for effective revision and preparation for the Primary FRCA exams.Recommended for all qualified and trainee anaesthetists and their trainers, and related health professionals.
Principles and Practice of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery will serve as an updated comprehensive review covering not only the recent advances, but also topics that haven't been covered in previously published texts: extracorporeal ventilatory support, new advances in chest imaging modalities, lung isolation with a difficult airway, pulmonary thrombo-endarterectomy, and chronic post-thoracotomy pain. Additionally, the book features clinical case discussions at the end of each clinical chapter as well as tables comprising detailed anesthetic management.
Obstetric Anesthesiology: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach 1st Edition (2019) (PDF) by Tauqeer Husain
The complex healthcare needs of pregnant patients, where care is tailored to not one but two patients, pose specific challenges to anesthesiologists. This book provides concise, case-based discussion on the clinical scenarios and challenges faced in the provision of anesthesia and pain relief for expectant mothers. In the style of problem-based learning, each case is presented as a short scenario, followed by discussion of the causes, risk factors, management and controversies involved. The textbook features a wide range of cases, from common clinical scenarios that are experienced in day-to-day practice to the rare but significant pathologies less familiar to most clinicians. With a global base of contributors, the book is relevant to practice across the world. The concise format supports both trainee anesthesiologists in their initial experiences of obstetrics and exam preparation, and experienced clinicians in need of a reliable, quick-reference text.
Neuroanesthesia: A Problem-Based Learning Approach provides an up-to-date and comprehensive review of the neuroanesthesia subspecialty. Its problem-based format incorporates a pool of practical, multiple-choice questions for self-assessment. Each of its 29 case-based chapters is accompanied by 10 questions and answers, accessible online in a full practice exam. The cases presented are also unique, as each chapter starts with a case description, usually a compilation of several actual cases; it then branches out through case-based questions, to increasingly complex situations. This structure is designed to create an authentic experience that mirrors that of an oral board examination. The discussion sections that follow offer a comprehensive approach to the chapter's subject matter, thus creating a modern, complete, and up-to-date medical review of that topic.
Maths, Physics and Clinical Measurement for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1st Edition (2019) (PDF) by Hozefa Ebrahim
Maths, physics and clinical measurement hold a degree of mystery and trepidation for many working and training in anaesthesia, intensive care and theatre practice. This important new book covers these core topics in a logical and structured format, creating a more enjoyable learning experience that is accessible and easy to digest. Each chapter opens with a set of learning objectives and summary of chapter contents. Following this is a clinical scenario that relates to the themes of the chapter and a number of hypothetical questions relating to the scenario are laid-out. Clinical pearls are presented in boxes for more advanced learning opportunities. Each chapter closes with a set of MCQ or SBA self-test questions to test the readers' knowledge of the chapter. This book covers everything needed for the FFICM and FRCA exams, making it an essential text for exam candidates, tutors, and those working in theatres, anaesthesia and the ICU.
Intraoperative Neurophysiology: A Comprehensive Guide to Monitoring and Mapping 2nd Edition (2018) (PDF) by Mirela V. Simon MD
Completely revised and updated second edition of the leading reference on intraoperative neurophysiology, this book covers IOM from the most basic theoretical and technical concepts to the most sophisticated procedures, placing them within the specific surgical context. Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Intraoperative Neurophysiology provides a step-by-step approach to monitoring and mapping for a wide variety of complex surgical procedures by progressively building on prior learned material. Covering everything from set-up to troubleshooting and medical management, this book presents an integrated blueprint for choosing the right tests and customizing IOM procedures to the demands of each surgical challenge.
The Final FRCA Short Answer Questions: A Practical Study Guide (MasterPass) 1st Edition (2018) (PDF) by Elizabeth Combeer
This guide to the short answer question section of the final FRCA not only comprehensively covers the subject matter of the exam with past paper examples, it also guides trainees on the most effective manner in which to approach the questions. Chapters reflect the different topics contained within the examination, including pain medicine, ICM, paediatric anaesthesia and more. Every question from the past 6 1/2 years of examinations is addressed and the ideal style in which to answer an SAQ covered in depth. This guide will be gold dust to the candidate preparing for the final FRCA, providing all the answers as well as the best way to present them. It will save hours of research and preparation.
This sixth edition has been fully revised to present students with the latest advances in anaesthesia. Divided into nine sections, the book begins with the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology, then provides discussion on equipment for anaesthesia, preoperative assessment, airway management, and monitoring. The following sections discuss general and regional anaesthesia, anaesthesia for coexisting diseases in various parts of the anatomy, and subspecialty anaesthetic management such as for laparoscopy, ENT surgery, ophthalmic surgery, trauma and burns, and more.