Jeffrey R. Kirsch

  • The 5-Minute Pain Management Consult

    The 5-Minute Pain Management Consult

    David M. Sibell, Jeffrey R. Kirsch

    This new addition to The 5-Minute Consult Series is a clinically oriented quick-consult reference for pain management. More than 150 conditions associated with pain and concomitant mental health diagnoses are thoroughly and concisely presented in the famous fast-access 5-Minute Consult format. Each entry briefly describes the condition and presents succinct, bulleted facts under boldface headings: basics (epidemiology, risk factors, pathophysiology, etiology, prevention, associated conditions); diagnosis (signs and symptoms, history, physical exam, lab tests, imaging, differential diagnosis); treatment (medications, surgery); and follow-up (prognosis, issues for referral). Each entry includes ICD9-CM and CPT codes. Two Tables of Contents—one alphabetical and one organized by organ system—allow quick look-up of topics.

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  • The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist's Manual

    The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist's Manual

    All You Need to Know for Study and Reference

    Glenn Woodworth, Jeffrey R. Kirsch, Shannon Sayers-Rana

    The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist’s Manual offers a comprehensive review of the core knowledge necessary for the day-to-day workflow of an anesthesia technician or technologist.

    To help the reader maximize study time or just focus on areas he or she needs the most help, the text is arranged in seven sections: Careers in Anesthesia Technology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology, Principles of Anesthesia, Equipment Setup, Operation and Maintenance, Operating Room and Hospital Environment, Operating Room emergencies, and Acronyms and Abbreviations.

    This textbook provides the necessary support to anyone attending a formal anesthesia technician educational program, studying for certification, or simply looking to advance their “on the job” knowledge. All royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research.

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