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Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians, Second Edition

Author(s): Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA
  • ISBN-13: 9780763773021
  • Spiral/paperback    222 pages      © 2010
Price: $76.95 US List
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Just 3"x5" -- fits into the palm of your hand!

Accurate, Fast Information for Nurse Anesthesia Professionals and Students!

Providing thorough information for all anesthesia providers, the easy-to-read and easy-to-use Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide, Second Edition includes general anesthesia principles, obstetrics, pediatrics, regional anesthesia, and medication charts.

This pocket guide addresses crucial clinical topics ranging from general information such as gas machine tanks and canisters, to specific information on what anesthetics produce histamine release and have analgesic properties, to emergency information for a patient with Malignant Hyperthermia.

Chapter 1: General Anesthesia Information
Chapter 2: Airways
Chapter 3: Intravenous Fluids and Blood
Chapter 4: Pharmacology
Chapter 5: Obstetric Anesthesia
Chapter 6: Pediatric Anesthesia
Chapter 7: Local Anesthetics
Chpater 8: Spinals and Epidurals
Chapter 9: Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Chapter 10: Cardiovascular
Chapter 11: Pulmonary

Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA

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.

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  • Although there are many excellent pocket guides on the market, this book is clinically relevant for any interested perioperative nurse and is filled with pertinent information, helpful graphics and tables, and robust references. I would highly recommend this guide to anyone interested in purchasing a handbook on nurse anesthesia." - AORN Journal