Complications in Anesthesia,
Edition 3
By Lee A. Fleisher, MD and Stanley H. Rosenbaum, MD, MA

Publication Date: 17 Oct 2017

Using a unique, problem-solving approach, Complications in Anesthesia, 3rd Edition, walks you through effective solutions to common complications in anesthesia and critical care. This practical reference uses a highly structured, clearly illustrated format to bring you up to date with what’s new in the field, help you anticipate potential challenges, and guide you through life-saving solutions.

Key Features

    • Presents content in an updated, logical organization covering various types of complications (drugs, testing, intubation, line insertion, surgical procedures, etc.) followed by differential diagnosis and treatment of signs of complications (intraoperative, such as hypoxia or hypotension; and postoperative, such as MI).
    • Follows a problem-based, practice-oriented approach throughout; case synopses are followed by concise coverage of recognition, risk assessment, implications, management, and prevention.
    • Allows you to review the case reports, contemplate the implications, then check your response against what the experts have to say.
    • Includes numerous photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables that illustrate key concepts.
    • Ideal as a clinical reference and as a study tool when preparing for oral boards.

    New Features

    • Brings you up to date with new safety standards and the latest ASA guidelines.
    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
    About the author
    By Lee A. Fleisher, MD, Robert Dunning Drips Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. and Stanley H. Rosenbaum, MD, MA, Professor of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine & Surgery Director, Division of Perioperative & Adult Anesthesia Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs Department of Anesthesiology Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Table of Contents

     Section 1: Preoperative Conditions
    1 Adrenal Insufficiency
    2 Alzheimer's Disease
    3 Chemical Dependency: Nonopioids
    4 Chemical Dependency: Opioids
    5 Chronic Opioid Use
    6 Dialysis-Dependent Patients
    7 Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the Operating Room
    8 Drugs Affecting the Renin-Angiotensin System
    9 HIV Infection and AIDS
    10 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
    11 Hyperthyroidism: Thyroid Storm
    12 Hypothyroidism: Myxedema Coma
    13 Mechanical Assist Devices
    14 Myasthenic Disorders
    15 Patient Confidentiality
    16 Patients with Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices
    17 Patients with Seizure Disorders
    18 Perioperative Management of Patients with Muscular Dystrophy
    19 Porphyrias
    20 Preanesthetic Evaluation:  False-Positive Tests
    21 Preanesthetic Evaluation:  Inadequate or Missing Test Result
    22 Preoperative Cardiac Interventions
    23 Sarcoidosis
    24 Sepsis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    25 Steroids
    26 The Jehovah's Witness Patient
    27 Unstable Cervical Spine, Atlantoaxial Subluxation
    28 Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

     Section 2: Procedure-Related Complications
    29 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    30 Adenotonsillectomy
    31 Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy
    32 Anesthetic Complications of Fetal Surgery: EXIT Procedures
    33 Antepartum Hemorrhage
    34 Anterior Mediastinal Mass
    35 Anticoagulants and Peripheral Nerve Block
    36 Anticoagulation Initiation and Reversal for Cardiac Surgery
    37 Arteriovenous Malformation: Normal Perfusion Pressure Breakthrough
    38 Bleeding After Cardiac Surgery
    39 Cardiomyopathies
    40 Cardioversion
    41 Carotid Endarterectomy
    42 Chronic NSAID Use
    43 Complications after Pneumonectomy
    44 Complications of Adrenal Surgery
    45 Complications of Carcinoid Tumors
    46 Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery
    47 Complications of Lithotripsy
    48 Complications of Massive Transfusion
    49 Complications of Radical Urologic Surgery
    50 Complications of Spinal Surgery
    51 Complications of Thyroid Surgery
    52 Complications of Transurethral Surgery
    53 Complications of Trauma Surgery
    54 Continuous Nerve Blocks: Perineural Local Anesthetic Infusion
    55 Extremity Tourniquets
    56 Fetal Distress
    57 Foreign Body Aspiration
    58 Head Injury
    59 Hemodilution and Blood Conservation
    60 Intracranial Aneurysms: Rebleeding
    61 Intracranial Aneurysms: Vasospasm and Other Issues
    62 Laryngoscopy and Microlaryngoscopy
    63 Major Organ System Dysfunction after Cardiopulmonary Bypass
    64 Mediastinal Masses
    65 Methylmethacrylate
    66 One-Lung Ventilation
    67 Open Globe Injury
    68 Perioperative Psychological Trauma
    69 Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    70 Pituitary Tumors: Diabetes Insipidus
    71 Posterior Fossa Surgery
    72 Postpartum Hemorrhage
    73 Preterm Labor
    74 Pulmonary Hypertension
    75 Retrobulbar Block
    76 Sedation of Pediatric Patients
    77 Spinal Cord Injury
    78 Thermally Injured Patients
    79 Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    80 Toxic Ingestion
    81 Troubleshooting Common Problems During Cardiopulmonary Bypass

     Section 3: Intraoperative Agents and Potential Complications
    82 Antibiotics
    83 Antiemetic Drugs
    84 Antihistamines: H1- and H2-Blockers
    85 Autonomic Hyperreflexia
    86 Barbiturates: Porphyrias
    87 Disorders of Potassium Balance
    88 Intrathecal Opioids
    89 Ketamine
    90 Magnesium
    91 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    92 Muscle Relaxants
    93 Nitrous Oxide: Neurotoxicity
    94 Nonbarbiturate Anesthetics
    95 Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Block
    96 Perioperative Fluid Management
    97 Reversal Agents: Naloxone,  Flumazenil, and Sugammadex
    98 Succinylcholine
    99 Volatile Anesthetics: Organ Toxicity
    100 Blood and Blood Products: Infections
    101 Blood and Blood Products: Transfuction Reaction
    102 Epidural Anesthesia: Unintended Intrathecal Injection
    103 Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity
    104 Respiration Depression After Spinal Anesthesia

     Section 4: Equipment-Related Complications
    105 Anesthesia Circuit
    106 Carbon Dioxide Absorbers
    107 Central Venous Pressure Monitoring
    108 Electrical Safety
    109 Fires in the Operating Room
    110 Flowmeters
    111 Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
    112 Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems
    113 Laser Complications
    114 Mechanical Ventilators
    115 Patient Warming Systems
    116 Pipeline Source Failure
    117 Proportioning Systems
    118 Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
    119 Rapid Fluid and Blood Delivery Systems
    120 Scavenging Systems
    121 Surgical Diathermy and Electrocautery
    122 Transesophageal Echocardiography
    123 Vaporizers

     Section 5: Perioperative Events
    124 Adverse Neurologic Sequelae: Central Neurologic Impairment
    125 Adverse Neurologic Sequelae: Peripheral Nerve Injury
    126 Adverse Outcomes: Withheld Information or Misinformation
    127 Air Emboli
    128 Alleged Malpractice
    129 Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions
    130 Angioedema and Urticaria
    131 Autonomic Dysreflexia
    132 Awareness Under Anesthesia
    133 Bradyarrythmias
    134 Bronchospasm
    135 Celiac Plexus Block: Side Effects and Complications
    136 Corneal Injury
    137 Delayed Emergence
    138 Dental Injuries
    139 Difficult Airway and Failed Extubation
    140 Disorders of Water Homeostasis: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia
    141 Embolic Events of Pregnancy
    142 Fat Embolism Syndrome
    143 Hypercoagulable States: Thrombosis and Embolism
    144 Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    145 Hyperthermia
    146 Hypothermia
    147 Inadequate Pain Relief
    148 Infectious Complications of Central Neuraxial Block
    149 Interscalene Nerve Block: Potential Severe Complications
    150 Intracranial Hypertension
    151 Intractable Nausea and Vomiting
    152 Laryngeal and Tracheal Injury
    153 Latex Reactions in Health Care Personnel
    154 Local Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Cauda Equina Syndrome
    155 Long QT Syndromes and Torsade de Pointes
    156 Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis
    157 Misidentification of a Patient
    158 Perioperative Hypertension
    159 Perioperative Hypoxia
    160 Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
    161 Perioperative Tachyarrhythmias
    162 Peripartum Neurologic Complications
    163 Persistent Paresthesia
    164 Postobstruction Pulmonary Edema
    165 Postoperative Acute Renal Failure
    166 Postoperative Delirium
    167 Postoperative Hemodynamic Instability
    168 Postoperative Hepatic Dysfunction
    169 Postoperative Peripheral Neuropathy
    170 Postoperative Pulmonary Hypertension
    171 Postoperative Respiratory Failure
    172 Postoperative Respiratory Insufficiency
    172 Postoperative Urinary Retention
    173 Postoperative Visual Loss
    174 Postpartum Headache other Than Post-Dural Puncture Headache
    175 Psoas Compartment Block: Potential Complications
    176 Pulmonary Aspiration
    177 Pulmonary Aspiration in the Parturient
    178 Spinal Anesthesia: Post-Dural Puncture Headache
    179 Spinal Hematoma
    180 Supraclavicular and Infraclavicular Block: Complications
    181 Syringe Swaps
    182 The Hostile-Combative Patient
    183 Thromboembolic Complications
    184 Unanticipated Hospital Admission and Readmission
    185 Uncontrolled Postoperative Pain
    186 Venous Air Embolism

     Section 6: Pediatric Perioperative Events
    187 Delayed Emergence in Pediatric Patients
    188 Difficult Pediatric Airway
    189 Emergence Agitation
    190 Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
    191 Hypothermia in Pediatric Patients
    192 Hypoxemia in Pediatric Patients
    193 Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest, Pediatric
    194 Latex Allergy/Anaphylaxis
    195 Malignant Hyperthermia
    196 Ophthalmic Problems and Complications, Pediatric
    197 Pediatric Hyperthermia
    198 Pediatric Laryngospasm
    199 Perioperative Aspiration Pneumonitis, Pediatric
    200 Postintubation Croup
    201 Postobstruction Pulmonary Edema in Pediatric Patients
    202 Postoperative Apnea in Infants
    203 Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting, Pediatric

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