This is a practical quick-reference guide to clinical anesthesiology - perfect for the or and ICU. This carry-anywhere handbook is concise yet comprehensive, adeptly covering the wide range of topics encountered in the practice of anesthesiology. It is the perfect learning tool for trainees and an outstanding reference for experienced anesthesiologists. Presented in full color, The Anesthesia Guide utilizes numerous illustrations, diagrams, tables, and algorithms to impart must-know information on how specific cases should be managed. Coverage includes drug dosages, monitoring, complications, and clinical pearls. An international team of contributors ensures coverage of topics from a global perspective. The Anesthesia Guide is divided into thirteen color-coded sections for ease of reference: Preoperative; Coexisting Disease; Monitoring; General Anesthesia; Specific Procedures; Cardiovascular and Thoracic; Neuro; Regional; Acute Pain; Pediatrics; Obstetrics; Critical Care; and Rapid Reference (includes important formulae, commonly used phrases in anesthesiology, BLS, ACLS, PALS, and management of malignant hyperthermia).