Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians, Third Edition provides easy-to-use and concise information that nurse anesthetists working in the operating room need to know. It includes general anesthesia principles, obstetrics, pediatrics, regional anesthesia, and medication charts.
Completely updated and revised, the Third Edition provides additional information on anesthetic complications, intraoperative monitoring, expanded content on positioning ramifications and nerve injury, an updated pharmacology chapter, new peripheral nerve blocks, and additional math and pulmonary/cardiac formulas.
Table of Contents:
– Core Anesthesia Info
– AGM – Airway – Ventilation
– Intravenous Fluids, Colloids, Blood Products
– Anesthesia Pharmacology
– Neuraxial Anesthesia
– Peripheral Nerve Blocks
– Neuro Anatomy and Physiology
– Arterial Blood Gases
– Obstetric Anesthesia
About the Author:
Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey MSN, CRNA has practiced as a cardiothoracic intensive care nurse for many years, and taught several types of nursing courses (Advanced Cardiac Life Support and classes for Critical Care Registered Nurses). In addition, she served as an adjunct clinical instructor for Seminole Community College. She has published three case studies in a peer-reviewed journal and has successfully completed three anesthesia texts including two pocket-guides and a textbook on Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications. She has spoken at the Cleveland AANA meeting in 2006, done lectures at the Regional State Meeting in North Carolina, and been a guest lecturer at the Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia. In addition to her successful publishing and speaking career, Mrs. Macksey maintains an active anesthesia practice as a CRNA and serves as a clinical preceptor to nurse anesthesia students at the Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia in North Carolina.
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning