Anesthesiology for the Nonanesthesiologist

  • Vivek K. Moitra
  • Rebecca S. Twersky


The practice of modern anesthesiology provides the “5 As” of anesthesia (analgesia, anxiolysis, autonomic stability, amnesia, and areflexia – decreased motor responsiveness) to patients through a pharmacologically induced and reversible state.


Cerebral Blood Flow Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Laryngeal Mask Airway Postoperative Nausea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical CareCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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