Out of Operating Room Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review, ISBN-13: 978-3319391489


Out of Operating Room Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review, ISBN-13: 978-3319391489

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  • Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2017 edition (October 12, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • 495 pages
  • ISBN-10: 3319391488
  • ISBN-13: 978-3319391489


This book covers all aspects of out of operating room anesthesia and deep sedation practice. The practical aspects of anesthesia are emphasized, with particular stress on management of un-anticipated adverse events. A concise, yet comprehensive description of relevant basic sciences is also included. Although the contributors are predominantly North American, essential elements of out of OR practice in countries other than the USA are incorporated.

Situations like those that contributed to the death of Joan Rivers are addressed with particular emphasis on their recognition, prevention and management. The importance of safety as the key element in providing anesthesia in remote or unfamiliar areas is highlighted and discussed. A lack of accurate documentation is a major drawback in out of OR anesthesia practice and the reader is drawn to the importance of documentation, both from a practical and medico legal standpoint. A separate chapter deals with research and future directions in out of OR anesthesia.

Out of Operating Room Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review, is primarily aimed at all anesthesia providers: anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and residents. Specific chapters such as dental anesthesia, anesthesia for ER procedures and sedation for cosmetic procedures will be useful as a reference guide to physicians exposed to brief training in anesthesia during their non-anesthesia residency program.

Basavana G. Goudra MD, FRCA, FCARCSI

Dr Goudra is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. He obtained his primary medical education from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India. After training as a junior resident at the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, he moved to Ireland for Specialist training. Subsequently, he worked as a fellow in pediatric anesthesia at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital; Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to the UK to work as a consultant anesthetist at Russells Hall Hospital, NHS, England. His main area of focus is out of operating room anesthesia with an emphasis on anesthesia for endoscopic procedures and total intravenous anesthesia. He has conducted clinical research and published extensively in this area. Additionally, he has invented airway devices “Goudra Bite Block” and “Goudra Mask Airway” that are likely to improve the safety and efficiency of out of operating room anesthesia practice.

Preet M. Singh MBBS, MD, DNB

Dr Singh is a renowned consultant anesthesiologist working at one of the topmost hospitals in India (All India institute of Medical Sciences- New Delhi). After obtaining a postgraduate degree in anesthesia in 2010, Dr Singh has been actively contributing and publishing in the field of clinical anesthesia. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles in various well known international scientific journals. In addition, he has authored multiple chapters on various aspects of anesthesia in many well-known anesthesiology books. His key interest areas include “Out of operating room anesthesia”, “chronic pain” and “anesthesia for the high risk”. His research work in the out of operating room anesthesia field is well recognized and has received numerous citations across the globe.

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