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The wondrous story of anesthesia

Author: Edmond I Eger, II; Lawrence J Saidman; Rod Westhorpe
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, [2013?] ©2014
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Edited and written by an international "who's who" of more than 100 authors, including anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, bench scientists, a surgeon, and representatives of industry, this text provides a comprehensive history of anesthesia, unique in its focus on the people and events that shaped the specialty around the world, particularly during the past 70 years when anesthesia emerged from empiricism and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmond I Eger, II; Lawrence J Saidman; Rod Westhorpe
ISBN: 9781461484417 1461484413
OCLC Number: 859198036
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 944 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. The Woven Story of Anesthesia: Eras, Exemplars, and Looking Forward --
History to 1798 / Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman and Rod N. Westhorpe --
The Half Century Before Ether Day / Edmond I Eger II, Rod N. Westhorpe and Lawrence J. Saidman --
1844-1846: The Discovery and Demonstration of Anesthesia / Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman and Rod N. Westhorpe --
1846-1860: Following the Discovery of Anesthesia / Edmond I Eger II, Rod N. Westhorpe and Lawrence J. Saidman --
1860-1910: The Specialty of Anesthesia Develops Slowly / Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman and Rod N. Westhorpe --
1910-1950: Anesthesia Before, During, and After Two World Wars / Edmond I Eger II, Rod N. Westhorpe and Lawrence J. Saidman --
History Reflected in the Evolving Approaches to Anesthesia for a Patient Undergoing Cholecystectomy / Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe and Edmond I Eger II --
Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1950s / Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman and Rod N. Westhorpe --
Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1960s / Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe and Edmond I Eger II --
Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1970s / Rod N. Westhorpe, Lawrence J. Saidman and Edmond I Eger II --
Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1980s / Rod N. Westhorpe, Lawrence J. Saidman and Edmond I Eger II --
Significant Developments in the 1990s / Edmond I Eger II, Rod N. Westhorpe and Lawrence J. Saidman --
Major Anesthesia-Related Events in the 2000s and Beyond / Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe and Edmond I Eger II --
Predicting the Future / Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe and Edmond I Eger II --
Part II. Individual Stories --
Surgery Before and After the Discovery of Anesthesia / William Silen and Elizabeth A. M. Frost --
A History of Women in American Anesthesiology / Selma Harrison Calmes --
Anesthesia, Anesthesiologists and Modern Medical Ethics / Stephen H. Jackson and Gail Van Norman --
A History of Drug Addiction in Anesthesia / Christopher D. Kent and Karen B. Domino --
The American Society of Anesthesiologists' Contributions to the Development of Anesthesiology / Peter L. McDermott Ph.D. --
The Role of the International Anesthesia Research Society in the History of Anesthesia / Douglas Craig, Michael Cahalan, Davy C. H. Cheng, Colleen G. Koch and Robert N. Sladen --
Establishment of Anesthesia Certification and the ABA / Francis P. Hughes and Myer H. Rosenthal --
The Evolution of Nurse Anesthesia in the United States / Bruce Evan Koch --
A History of Veterinary Anesthesia / Eugene P. Steffey --
The History of Anaesthesia in Australia and New Zealand / Rod N. Westhorpe --
History of Canadian Anesthesia / Douglas Craig, Diane Biehl, Robert Byrick and John G. Wade --
The History of Anesthesia in Mexico, the Caribbean Islands, and Central America / Estela Melman --
A History of Anesthesia in China / Xiaomei Feng., Buwei Yu, Xuerong Yu, Yuguang Huang, Guolin Wang and Jin Liu --
Aspects of the Development of Anesthesia in France / David Baker, Jean-Bernard Cazalaà and Marie-Thérèse Cousin --
The Development of Anaesthesiology in German-Speaking Countries / Michael Goerig --
The Evolution of Anaesthesia in the British Isles / Cedric Prys-Roberts --
The History of Anesthesia in Japan / Kunio Suwa --
A History of Nordic Anesthesia / Kjell Erik Stromskag, John G. Brock-Utne, Jan Eklund and Martin H:son Holmdahl --
A History of Anesthesia in South America / Adolfo Héctor Venturini --
A History of Anaesthesia Journals / Jeanette Thirlwell --
A History of the American Board of Anesthesiology Certifying Examinations / Stephen Slogoff --
Development of the Certification Examination by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (1933-2012) / Susan S. Caulk and Karen Plaus --
The Development of Education in Anesthesia in the United States / Manuel Pardo Jr. --
Evolution of Education in Anesthesia in Europe / Thomas Pasch and Peter Simpson --
A History of Research in Anesthesia / Edmond I Eger II --
Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Modeling in Anesthesia / Dennis M. Fisher and Steven L. Shafer --
A Brief History of the Patient Safety Movement in Anaesthesia / William B. Runciman and Alan F. Merry --
Where and How Does the Anesthetic Process Help or Hurt Patients Independent of Producing Anesthesia? / Harriet W. Hopf --
The History of Outcomes Research in Anesthesia / Rod N. Westhorpe, Lawrence J. Saidman and Edmond I Eger II --
A History of Pharmacogenomics Related to Anesthesiology / John C. Kraft, Jerry Kim, Debra A. Schwinn and Ruth Landau --
The Unfolding Story of How General Anesthetics Act / Nicholas P. Franks --
A History of Inhaled Anesthetics / Ron Jones --
A History of Intravenous Anesthesia / Paul F. White --
The History of Opioid Use in Anesthetic Delivery / Theodore H. Stanley --
The Evolution of Premedication / Robert K. Stoelting --
A History of Neuromuscular Block and Its Antagonism / James E. Caldwell --
The Development of Local Anesthetics / Kenneth Drasner --
Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems: An Evolutionary Success Story / Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch --
The Development of the Copper Kettle with Comments on Vaporizers that Preceded and Followed / Lucien E. Morris and Donald C. Morris --
The Development of Techniques for Airway Management / Carin A. Hagberg, Amna A. Ghouse and Dawn G. Iannucci --
History of Respiratory Gas Monitoring in Anesthesia / John W. Severinghaus --
The Story of Artificial Ventilation / Keith Sykes --
From Copenhagen to Critical Care / Keith Sykes --
A History of Intensive Care Medicine / Jukka Takala --
The Development of Ambulatory and Office-Based Anesthesia / Kathryn E. McGoldrick --
The Anesthesiologist and Pain: A Historical Memoir / Daniel B. Carr and Michael J. Cousins --
A History of Cardiac Anesthesiology / Edward Lowenstein and J. G. Reves --
A History of Pain Relief During Childbirth / William Camann --
A History of Regional Anesthesia / Michael Mulroy --
A History of Neuroanesthesia / Elizabeth A. M. Frost --
Pediatric Anesthesia / George A. Gregory --
Some Examples of Industry Contributions to the History of Anesthesia / Richard Leazer, David Needham, John (Iain) Glen and Paul Thomas --
The History of the Anesthetist as a Perioperative Physician / Marlene R. Meyer and Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish.
Responsibility: Edmond I Eger II, Lawrence J. Saidman, Rod N. Westhorpe, editors.

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