The fully updated Crisis Management in Anesthesiology continues to provide updated insights on the latest theories, principles, and practices in anesthesiology. From anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists to emergency physicians and residents, this medical reference book will effectively prepare you to handle any critical incident during anesthesia.
New to This Edition
- Identify and respond to a broad range of life-threatening situations with the updated Catalog of Critical Incidents, which outlines what may happen during surgery and details the steps necessary to respond to and resolve the crisis. - React quickly to a range of potential threats with an added emphasis on simulation of managing critical incidents. - Explore new topics in the ever-expanding anesthesia practice environment with a detailed chapter on debriefing.
Table of Contents
1. Fundamentals of Dynamic Decision Making in Anesthesia
2. Specific Principles of Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management
3. Teaching Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management
5. Generic Events Acute Hemorrhage Cardiac Arrest Difficult Tracheal Intubation Emergent (Crash) Induction of Anesthesia Esophageal Intubation High Inspired CO2 High Peak Inspiratory Pressure Hypertension Hypotension Hypoxemia Operating Room Fire ST Segment Change The Septic Patient The Trauma Patient
9. Neurologic Events Central Nervous System Injury Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Perioperative Visual Loss Peripheral Nerve Injury Postoperative Alteration in Mental Status Postoperative Failure to Breathe Seizures
10. Equipment Events Carbon Monoxide in the Anesthesia Circuit Circle System Expiratory Valve Stuck Closed Circle System Inspiratory Valve Stuck Closed Circle System Valve Stuck Open Common Gas Outlet Failure Drug Administration Error Electrical Power Failure Faulty Oxygen Supply Gas Flow Control Malfunction Intravenous Line Failure Loss of Pipeline Oxygen Major Leak in the Anesthesia Breathing Circuit Pop-Off Valve Failure Ventilator Failure Volatile Anesthetic Overdose Waste Anesthesia Gas Disposal System Malfunction
11. Cardiac Anesthesia Events Cardiac Laceration Coagulopathy Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass Emergent "Crash" onto Cardiopulmonary Bypass Hypotension During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Low Cardiac Output State Post-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Massive Systemic Air Embolism Protamine Reaction
12. Obstetric Events Amniotic Fluid Embolism (also termed Anaphylactoid Syndrome of Pregnancy) Cardiac Arrest in the Parturient Difficult Airway in the Parturient Emergency Cesarean Section Hypotension Following Neuraxial Anesthesia Magnesium Toxicity Obstetric Hemorrhage Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia Total Spinal Anesthesia
13. Pediatric Events Acute Hemorrhage in the Pediatric Patient Anaphylaxis in the Pediatric Patient Aspiration of a Foreign Body Bradycardia in the Pediatric Patient Cardiac Arrest in the Pediatric Patient Difficult Airway Management in the Pediatric Patient Hypotension in the Pediatric Patient Laryngospasm Masseter Muscle Rigidity Sinus Tachycardia in the Pediatric Patient