Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

ISBN : 9780199381623

George W. Williams; Erin S. Williams
432 ページ
216 x 279 mm

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid specifically designed for Anesthesiology residents preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Basic Anesthesiology Exam. Chapters deliver succinct and efficiently communicated summaries of all content listed in the ABA exam outline, plus highlighted key facts, mneomnics, and relevant images and diagrams. Chapters conclude with board-style practice questions and annotated answers, followed by key references and further reading. With this book as a guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the Basic Anesthesiology Examination and master the key facts and concepts that provide the scientific roundation for the practice of Anesthesiology.


Section I. Anatomy
1. Basic Anatomy
2. Radiological Anatomy
Section II. Physics, Monitoring, and Anesthesia Delivery Devices
3. General Physics and Mechanics
4. Properties of Liquids, Gases, and Vapors
5. Physics of Anesthesia Machine Breathing Systems
6. Monitoring Methods
7. Ventilators
8. Safety
9. Statistics and Computers
Section III. Principles of Pharmacology
10. General Concepts in Pharmacology
11. Anesthetics: Gases and Vapors
12. Opioids
13. Intravenous Anesthetics: Etomidate and Propofol
14. Local Anesthetics
15. Muscle Relaxants
Section IV. Clinical Sciences
16. Anesthesia Procedures, Methods, and Techniques
17. Regional Anesthesia
18. General Anesthesia
19. The Postoperative Period
Section V. Organ-Based Basic and Clinical Sciences
20. Central Nervous System
21. Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous Systems
22. Functional Neuroanatomy
23. Respiratory Physiology
24. Respiratory Functional Anatomy and Pharmacology
25. Cardiovascular System
26. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems
27. Renal and Urinary Systems
28. Hematologic Systems
29. The Endocrine System
30. Neuromuscular Diseases and Disorders
31. Special Problems or Issues in Anesthesiology
Section VI. Professional Challenges
32. Anesthesia, Organized Medicine, and Health Care Policy


George W. Williams is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in Houston, Texas. Erin S. WIlliams is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas.