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Case Studies in Nurse Anesthesia

Author(s): Sass Elisha, CRNA, EdD, Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia
  • ISBN-13: 9780763763879
  • Paperback    666 pages      © 2011
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Case Studies in Nurse Anesthesia provides succinct and relevant information that can be used by students and professionals in the operating room. Information is written in a question and answer format for easy understanding and the chapters are divided into surgical specialties, with a focus on the most frequently performed procedures. Each case describes the entire perioperative course and discusses the patient’s history and physical, anesthetic concerns, surgical concerns, anesthetic management, differential diagnosis, and potential complications.


Unit 1  Otolaryngology
  Chapter 1  Tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy
  Chapter 2  Radical neck dissection
  Chapter 3  Laryngectomy
  Chapter 4  Vocal cord polyp removal with laser
  Chapter 5  Uvulopharyngoplasty
Unit II  General Surgery
  Chapter 6  Bowel resection (open and laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 7  Bariatric surgery
  Chapter 8  Appendectomy (open and laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 9  Cholecystectomy (open and laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 10  Liver transplantation
  Chapter 11  Liver Resection
Unit III  Endocrine Surgery
  Chapter 12  Adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma (open/ laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 13  Thyroidectomy
Unit IV  Trauma Surgery
  Chapter 14  Emergency airway management for the trauma patient
  Chapter 15  Craniotomy for acute head injury
  Chapter 16  Penetrating traumatic injuries
  Chapter 17  Blunt force traumatic injuries
Unit V  Thoracic Surgery
  Chapter 18  Pneumonectomy
  Chapter 19  Mediastinoscopy
  Chapter 20  Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for mediastinal mass
  Chapter 21  Thymectomy
Unit VI  Organ Procurement
  Chapter 22  Multisystem organ procurement
Unit VII  Vascular Surgery
  Chapter 23  Carotid Endarterectomy + carotid artery stenting
  Chapter 24  Acute aortic dissection/repair
  Chapter 25  Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair
  Chapter 26  Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Unit VIII  Cardiac Surgery
  Chapter 27  Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
Unit IX  Neurosurgery
  Chapter 28  Tumor debulking/removal
  Chapter 29  Transphenoidal hypophysectomy
  Chapter 30  Awake Craniotomy
Unit X  Ophthalmic Surgery
  Chapter 31  Retinal surgery
  Chapter 32  Ruptured globe repair
Unit XI  Gynecologic Surgery
  Chapter 33  Hysterectomy (open and laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 34  Dilation and curettage
Unit XII  Obstetric Surgery
  Chapter 35  Cesarian section
  Chapter 36  Cervical cerclage
  Chapter 37  Intraoperative maternal hemorrhage caused by uterine rupture
  Chapter 38  Laboring epidural (placement and management)
  Chapter 39  Nonobstetric surgery for the pregnant patient
Unit XIII  Urologic Surgery
  Chapter 40  Prostatectomy (open and laparoscopic approaches)
  Chapter 41  Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  Chapter 42  Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
Unit XIV  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  Chapter 43  Breast reconstruction
  Chapter 44  Liposuction
  Chapter 45  Mandibular osteotomy
Unit XV  Orthopedic Surgery
  Chapter 46  Anterior/posterior cervical discectomy/fusion
  Chapter 47  Thoracolumbar spinal reconstructive surgery
  Chapter 48  Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  Chapter 49  Hip arthroplasty
  Chapter 50  Above the knee amputation
Unit XVI  Pediatric Surgery
  Chapter 51  Bowel resection for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
  Chapter 52  Pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis
  Chapter 53  Tracheoesophageal fistula repair
Unit XVII  Out of the Operating Suite Procedures
  Chapter 54  Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
  Chapter 55  Pediatric dental surgery

Sass Elisha, CRNA, EdD-Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia

Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia
Pasadena, CA