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Catastrophic Perioperative Complications and Management

A Comprehensive Textbook

  • Charles J. Fox, III
  • Elyse M. Cornett
  • G. E. Ghali

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. J. Arthur Saus, Katelyn R. Hopper, Barron J. O’Neal Jr.
    Pages 1-17
  3. Andrew J. Brunk, Ken P. Ehrhardt Jr, Jeremy B. Green, Susie M. Mothersele, Alan David Kaye
    Pages 19-29
  4. Elyse M. Cornett, Rebecca A. Moreci, Nadejda Korneeva, Mark R. Jones
    Pages 31-44
  5. Tomas Carvajal, Lopa Misra, Michael Molloy, Veerandra Koyyalamudi
    Pages 45-59
  6. Jennifer E. Woerner, Andrew T. Meram, Spencer Armuth
    Pages 61-81
  7. G. E. Ghali, Andrew T. Meram, Blake C. Garrett
    Pages 83-94
  8. Jeffrey P. Cardinale, Nigel Gillespie, Liane Germond
    Pages 95-103
  9. Michael Franklin, J. Arthur Saus, Yury Rapoport, Nicholas Darensburg
    Pages 105-119
  10. Treniece Eubanks, Yury Rapoport, Leslie Robichaux, Farees S. Hyatali, Tomasina Parker-Actlis
    Pages 121-131
  11. Usama Iqbal, Jaime Sanders, Longqiu Yang, Mingqiang Li, Marcus Zebrower, Henry Liu
    Pages 133-149
  12. J. Arthur Saus, Harish Siddaiah, Farees S. Hyatali
    Pages 151-159
  13. Evangelyn Okereke, Shilpadevi Patil, Gregory Allred
    Pages 161-176
  14. Kraig S. de Lanzac, Joseph R. Koveleskie
    Pages 177-195
  15. Chizoba N. Mosieri, Mary E. Arthur
    Pages 197-211
  16. Rayhan Tariq, S. Nini Malayaman, Hong Yan, Usama Iqbal, Mingqiang Li, Marcus Zebrower et al.
    Pages 213-225
  17. Elyse M. Cornett, Matthew B. Novitch, Julia B. Kendrick, Jennifer M. Kaiser, Patricia D. Toro-Perez, Alex B. Shulman et al.
    Pages 227-244
  18. R. Edward Betcher, Karen Berken
    Pages 245-260
  19. Sonja A. Gennuso, Brendon M. Hart, Hiroki Komoto, Tomasina Parker-Actlis
    Pages 261-274
  20. Joshua E. Dibble, Arthur L. Calimaran
    Pages 275-285

About this book


This textbook provides educational material for the many students, as well as nurses, residents or attending physicians who participate in perioperative medicine. It focuses on the most serious perioperative complications and includes a discussion of the pathophysiologic and pharmacologic implications unique to each. Additionally, the textbook provides medicolegal information pertinent to those providing care to these patients. All chapters are written with the most current and relevant information by leading experts in each field.The layout and format is designed to be purposeful, logical and visually effective. Other features include review questions and answers, chapter summaries and shaded call-out boxes to facilitate learning.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Charles J. Fox, III
    • 1
  • Elyse M. Cornett
    • 2
  • G. E. Ghali
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyLSU Health ShreveportShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyLSU Health ShreveportShreveportUSA
  3. 3.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Head and Neck SurgeryLouisiana State University Health Sciences Center – ShreveportShreveportUSA

About the editors

Charles J. Fox, III, MD
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
President of the Faculty Group Practice
Professor and Chairman
Department of Anesthesiology
LSU Health Shreveport
Shreveport, LA 

Elyse M. Cornett, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director of Research
Department of Anesthesiology
LSU Health Shreveport
Shreveport, LA

G. E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCS(Ed)
Gamble Professor & Chairman
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
LSU Health Shreveport
Shreveport, LA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Catastrophic Perioperative Complications and Management
  • Book Subtitle A Comprehensive Textbook
  • Editors Charles J. Fox, III
    Elyse M. Cornett
    G. E. Ghali
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-96124-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-96125-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 418
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 40 illustrations in colour
  • Topics General Surgery
    Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology


“The book is intended for residency but also for all involved in perioperative medicine to increase awareness and competence in a concise manner. In my opinion, the textbook serves well as a quick refresher for anesthesiologists of all ages. … I recommend the book to all who are eager to practice well and who need a good context for a comprehensive understanding of catastrophic perioperative complications and how to manage them.” (Sigridur H. Kalman, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Vol. 130 (6), June, 2020)

“The book can be a valuable resource for anesthesia residents, SRNAs, CRNAs, or anesthesiologists. … The chapters are well organized, convey the right amount of information about the complication and its management, use diagrams, tables, or boxed points to better explain or emphasize learning points, and end with review questions to assess what was retained.” (Kevin R Bauereis, Doody's Book Reviews, July 05, 2019)