Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia - Foundations and Clinical Application

Author(s): Hugh C. Hemmings; Talmage D. Egan

Anaesthetics

Pharmacology and physiology are the foundation of every anesthesia provider's training and clinical competency. Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application, 2nd Edition, delivers the information you need in pharmacology, physiology, and molecular-cellular biology, keeping you current with contemporary training and practice. This thoroughly updated edition is your one-stop, comprehensive overview of physiology, and rational anesthetic drug selection and administration, perfect for study, review, and successful practice.



  • Contains new chapters on Special Populations (anesthetic pharmacology in obesity, geriatrics, and pediatrics), Oral and Non-IV Opioids, Thermoregulation, Physiology and Pharmacology of Obstetric Anesthesia, Chemotherapeutic and Immunosuppresive Drugs, and Surgical Infection and Antimicrobial Drugs.

  • Incorporates entirely new sections on Physics, Anatomy, and Imaging.

  • Includes new information on consciousness and cognition, pharmacodynamics, the immune system, and anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Features user-friendly tables, figures, and algorithms (including 100 new illustrations), all presented in full color and designed to help explain complex concepts.

  • Helps you understand the molecular mechanism of drug actions and identify key drug interactions that may complicate anesthesia with dedicated sections on these areas.

  • Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

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General Fields

  • : 9780323481106
  • : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • : Saunders
  • : November 2018
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 617.9/6
  • : 994
  • : Hugh C. Hemmings; Talmage D. Egan
  • : Hardback
  • : English