Anesthesiology Manual from C.H.I.P.S.

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital
PDA Version 2.0
Seventh edition
edited by Peter F. Dunn

The newly revised Seventh Edition of the best-selling handbook, Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital is now available in PDA format.

This easy-to-navigate handheld reference provides instant access to current, comprehensive, concise, consistent, and clinically relevant guidelines for anesthesia procedures throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods and in the ICU.

Coverage includes:

  • a comprehensive, alphabetical drug appendix
  • adult and pediatric resuscitation guidelines
  • an anesthesia machine checklist
  • information on complementary and alternative medicine and end-of-life issues

This edition includes new information on quality assessment, patient safety, the electronic medical record, and new techniques and medications.

Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices

A pocket book version of this edition is also be available


Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia

  1. Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia
  2. Specific Considerations with Cardiac Disease
  3. Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease
  4. Specific Considerations with Renal Disease
  5. Specific Considerations with Liver Disease
  6. Specific Considerations with Endocrine Disease
  7. Infectious Diseases and Infection Control in Anesthesia

Administration of Anesthesia

  1. Safety in Anesthesia
  2. The Anesthesia Machine
  3. Monitoring
  4. Intravenous and Inhalation Anesthetics
  5. Neuromuscular Blockade
  6. Airway Evaluation and Management
  7. Administration of General Anesthesia
  8. Local Anesthetics
  9. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia
  10. Regional Anesthesia
  11. Intra-anesthetic Problems
  12. Perioperative Hemodynamic Control
  13. Anesthesia for Abdominal Surgery
  14. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
  15. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery
  16. Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
  17. Anesthesia for Neurosurgery
  18. Anesthesia for Head and Neck Surgery
  19. Anesthesia for Urologic Surgery
  20. Anesthesia for Geriatric Patients
  21. Anesthesia for Surgical Emergencies in the Neonate
  22. Anesthesia for Pediatric Surgery
  23. Anesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynecology
  24. Ambulatory Anesthesia
  25. Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room
  26. Anesthesia for Trauma and Burns
  27. Transfusion Therapy

Perioperative Issues

  1. The Postanesthesia Care Unit
  2. Perioperative Respiratory Failure
  3. Adult, Pediatric, and Newborn Resuscitation
  4. Pain
  5. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  6. Ethical and End-of-Life Issues


  • Supplementary Drug Information
  • Normal Laboratory Values for Blood


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Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of
the Massachusetts General Hospital

PDA Version 2.0
Seventh edition
edited by Peter F. Dunn

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