Basic Sciences in Anesthesia

  • Ehab Farag
  • Maged Argalious
  • John E. Tetzlaff
  • Deepak Sharma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Applied Anatomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sree Kolli, Loran Mounir Soliman
      Pages 3-16
    3. Nathan J. Harrison, Laurie S. Daste, Gary S. McDaniel Jr, Matthew E. Patterson, Maged Guirguis
      Pages 17-39
    4. Matthew K. Whalin, Sona Shah Arora
      Pages 41-59
    5. Sekar S. Bhavani, Basem Abdelmalak
      Pages 61-91
  3. Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Yaqi Hu, Kamal Maheshwari
      Pages 95-106
    3. Juan P. Cata, Shreyas P. Bhavsar
      Pages 123-137
    4. J. Ross Renew, Sorin J. Brull, Mohammed Naguib
      Pages 139-159
    5. Hesham Elsharkawy, Sree Kolli
      Pages 161-176
    6. Elizabeth Demers Lavelle, Swamy Kurra
      Pages 177-193
    7. Maria Bauer
      Pages 195-228
    8. Ahmad Maher Adi
      Pages 229-238
    9. Sekar S. Bhavani
      Pages 239-248
    10. Marta Kelava, David S. Youssef, Maged Argalious
      Pages 259-267
  4. Physiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. Jia W. Romito, Ravi Bhoja, David L. McDonagh
      Pages 271-297

About this book


This textbook presents the most recent evidenced-based knowledge in basic sciences in anesthesia. It covers topics from the syllabus of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) basic science exam, including anatomy, pharmacology, physiology, physics in anesthesia, and more. In each chapter, key points summarize the content, followed by a pertinent and concise discussion of the topic, ending with multiple choice questions with answers and suggested further reading.

Basic Sciences in Anesthesia is aimed at residents taking the ABA basic science of anesthesia examination, and any other anesthesiologist or trainee with an interest in the topic.


anesthesia anatomy anesthesia pharmacology anesthesia physiology basic science in anesthesia basic science in anesthesiology physics in anesthesia

Editors and affiliations

  • Ehab Farag
    • 1
  • Maged Argalious
    • 2
  • John E. Tetzlaff
    • 3
  • Deepak Sharma
    • 4
  1. 1.Departments of General Anesthesia and Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology InstituteCleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Center for Anesthesiology Education, Anesthesiology InstituteCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of General Anesthesia, Anesthesiology InstituteCleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA
  4. 4.Department of Anesthesiology & Pain MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-62065-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-62067-1
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