Nurse Anesthesia, 7th Edition

Authors :
Sass Elisha & Jeremy S Heiner & John J. Nagelhout
Date of Publication: 04/2022
Gain the knowledge and skills you need for clinical anesthesia practice! Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 7th Edition provides a solid foundation in scientific principles and evidence-based practice. Coverage includes a ...view more

Gain the knowledge and skills you need for clinical anesthesia practice! Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 7th Edition provides a solid foundation in scientific principles and evidence-based practice. Coverage includes a review of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug receptor concepts, intravenous agents, neuromuscular blocking agents, and more, followed by a discussion of anesthesia equipment and clinical monitoring, preoperative preparation of the patient, and the use of anesthesia for a variety of surgical procedures. From a team of expert authors led by Sass Elisha, Jeremy S. Heiner, and John J. Nagelhout, this text helps you prepare for certification and also provides a key reference for CRNAs to use in daily practice.

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Gain the knowledge and skills you need for clinical anesthesia practice! Written specifically for nurse anesthetists, Nurse Anesthesia, 7th Edition provides a solid foundation in scientific principles and evidence-based practice. Coverage includes a review of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug receptor concepts, intravenous agents, neuromuscular blocking agents, and more, followed by a discussion of anesthesia equipment and clinical monitoring, preoperative preparation of the patient, and the use of anesthesia for a variety of surgical procedures. From a team of expert authors led by Sass Elisha, Jeremy S. Heiner, and John J. Nagelhout, this text helps you prepare for certification and also provides a key reference for CRNAs to use in daily practice.


New to this edition
  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest changes in the industry.
  • NEW! Two new chapters include Crisis Resource Management and Patient Safety and Infection Control and Prevention.

Key Features
  • Updated information on pharmacology includes pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs.
  • Interactions with other anesthetic agents are integrated where appropriate, along with other important considerations.
  • Overview of basic science provides a thorough basis for understanding nurse anesthesia.
  • Information on Joint Commission (TJC) standards covers monitoring and administering moderate sedation/analgesia, also adding coverage of patient safety, monitoring, and pharmacology.
  • More than 800 full-color photos and illustrations depict anatomy, procedures, concepts, and equipment.
  • Logical organization of the text covers basic principles first, and builds on those with individual chapters for each surgical specialty.
  • More than 800 tables and boxes summarize essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format.
  • UNIQUE! Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date clinical information for CRNAs to use in daily practice.
  • Handy references make it quick and easy to find the latest and most important research in the field.

Author Information
By Sass Elisha, EdD, CRNA, FAAN, Assistant Director, Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia, Pasadena, California; Jeremy S Heiner and John J. Nagelhout, CRNA, PhD, FAAN, Director, School of Anesthesia, Kaiser Permanente, California State University-Fullerton, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Pasadena, CA