Anesthesia Student Survival Guide

A Case-Based Approach

  • Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
  • Richard D. Urman
  • Scott Segal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvii
  2. Introduction to Anesthesiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David C. Lai, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 17-28
  3. Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 31-40
    3. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 41-56
    4. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 57-68
    5. John W. Wolfe, Jerome M. Adams, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 69-77
    6. Jerome M. Adams, John W. Wolfe, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 79-86
  4. Preoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Amit Gupta, Timothy J. Shiveley
      Pages 89-106
    3. Shawn T. Beaman, Patrick J. Forte, David G. Metro
      Pages 107-120
    4. Alvaro Andres Macias
      Pages 121-133
    5. Basem Abdelmalak, D. John Doyle
      Pages 135-158
  5. Intraoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Brian C. McLean, Anthony R. Plunkett, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 161-175
    3. Brian C. McLean, Anthony R. Plunkett, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 177-201
    4. Adam Kingeter, Matthew D. McEvoy
      Pages 203-225
    5. Adam Kingeter, Matthew D. McEvoy
      Pages 227-241
    6. Jenna L. Walters, Matthew D. McEvoy
      Pages 243-259
    7. Andrea Westman, Matthew D. McEvoy
      Pages 261-292
  6. Systems Physiology and Anesthetic Subspecialties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Amanda J. Rhee, Linda Shore-Lesserson
      Pages 295-315
    3. Joshua H. Atkins, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 317-334
    4. Stephen M. Howell, Mario Serafini
      Pages 335-356
    5. Rana Badr, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 357-373
    6. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 375-387
    7. Thomas M. Romanelli
      Pages 389-404
    8. Ruma Bose, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 405-416
    9. Joshua H. Atkins, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 417-431
    10. Roy G. Soto
      Pages 433-446
  7. Postoperative Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 447-447
    2. R. Dean Nava Jr, Tarun Bhalla, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 465-479
    3. Beverly J. Newhouse
      Pages 481-507
  8. Special Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 509-509
    2. Sheila Ryan Barnett, Stephen D. Pratt, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 511-522
    3. Arti Ori, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 523-535
    4. Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
      Pages 537-542
    5. Emily M. Hayden
      Pages 543-554
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 555-580

About this book


Edited and written by leading educators, this popular book for the anesthesiology rotation has been thoroughly updated and retains its distinctive case-based approach.  The Second Edition features a thorough revision of the discussion of ventilator management, improved coverage of extubation criteria, and the latest guidelines and algorithms for preoperative assessment.   Considerations for quality improvement and patient safety have been expanded throughout the book.  Anesthesia Student Survival Guide provides a complete introduction to the specialty and is aimed at medical and nursing students as well as practitioners in critical care who seek a succinct overview of anesthesiology.

From reviews of the First Edition:
“…an excellent resource for the student wanting a deeper understanding of what is essentially a post-graduate subject, for example, an elective student.” --British Journal of Anaesthesia
“This is an excellent introduction to the specialty for third-year medical students, covering a broad range of material at a sufficient depth to be useful, and providing a good structure for a comprehensive course of self-directed study.” --Doody’s Review Service

“The writing style is uniformly strong, which makes the book easy to read.…[It] serves not only as an excellent resource for students and other learners seeking an introduction to anesthesia but also as a platform for teaching the basics. It will be a welcome addition to the libraries of teaching departments.” --Canadian Journal of Anesthesia



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Editors and affiliations

  • Jesse M. Ehrenfeld
    • 1
  • Richard D. Urman
    • 2
  • Scott Segal
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain MedicineVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain MedicineBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  3. 3.Perioperative Services,Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterDepartment of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11082-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11083-7
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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