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Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications
A Handbook for Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Author(s): Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763780579
  • Paperback    944 pages      © 2012
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Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications: A Handbook for Nurse Anesthesia Practice is the ultimate reference for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) students. The first text of its kind, it examines the practical aspects of every possible type of surgery, from orthopedic to plastic surgery to abdominal/gastrointestinal surgery. In addition, the author includes invaluable “OR Pearls” and devotes an entire chapter to each type of surgery.
 
Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications: A Handbook for Nurse Anesthesia Practice also includes:
  • Safety concerns
  • Positioning and patient effect
  • Techniques
  • Special drugs in anesthesia
  • Abbreviations
  • Spanish/English anesthesia translator
Preoperative Testing Guidelines Operating Room Pearls: Hints from the Trenches
  Chapter  1  Safety Concerns
  Chapter  2  Positioning and Patient Effect
  Chapter  3  Special Techniques and Concepts in Anesthesia
  Chapter  4  Special Drugs and Concepts in Anesthesia
  Chapter  5  Neurovascular Surgery
  Chapter  6  Craniofacial Surgery
  Chapter  7  Ophthalmic Surgery
  Chapter  8  Ear Surgery
  Chapter  9  Sinus and Rhinologic Surgery
  Chapter  10  Mouth Surgery
  Chapter  11  Endocrine Surgery
  Chapter  12  Neck and Laryngologic Surgery
  Chapter  13  Breast Surgery
  Chapter  14  Thoracic Lung Surgery
  Chapter  15  Cardiac Surgery
  Chapter  16  Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  Chapter  17  Endoscopy Surgery
  Chapter  18  Liver, Biliary Tract, Gallbladder, Pancreas, and Spleen Surgery
  Chapter  19  Genitourinary and Renal Surgery
  Chapter  20  Gynecological Surgery
  Chapter  21  Orthopedic Surgery
  Chapter  22  Vascular Surgery
  Chapter  23  Plastic Surgery
  Chapter  24  Pediatric Surgery
  Chapter  25  Hernia Surgery
  Chapter  26  Miscellaneous Surgery
Abbreviations
Spanish-English Anesthesia Translator
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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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  • "This well-written and well-organized book focuses on the primary concerns of the anesthesia provider and delivers clear and up-to-date information. This is a valuable resource for CRNA clinicians and students." - Kathleen M. Woodruff, RN, MS, CRNP, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Doody's Review Service, Rating: 5-Stars!