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Why is Basics of Anesthesia considered a gold-standard book?

The contents of this book provide the basic framework for the conduct of safe anesthesia upon which trainees can build.
  • It is a cornerstone of anesthesia knowledge and continues to be used as the core study material to anesthesia board examinations and re-certification.
  • The undisputed leading text in its market, it provides comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical topics in anesthesiology.
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Uses a concise, at-a-glance format to cover both the basic science and essential clinical aspects of the field, including pathophysiology, pharmacology, regional anesthesia, anesthetic management, and special problems and patient groups.

The style of writing, presentation, and level of academic content makes this book suitable for trainees at all levels.

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  • Undisputed leading text in its market;
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  • It is suitable as re-reading at different stages in training especially for trainees;
  • It is a cornerstone of anesthesia knowledge and continues to be used as the core study material to anesthesia board examinations and re-certification;
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What Others Think About the Basics of Anesthesia


“It is a “must read” for all trainees… an outstanding and up-to-date clinical resource and education tool that provides a strong foundation of knowledge in anesthesiology”

The American Society of Anesthesiologists

“The style of writing, presentation, and level of academic content commends this book to trainees at all levels, particularly as re-reading at different stages in training.”

John Statton, MD

When asking senior anaesthetists ‘where to start reading’ to gain a foothold in the mountain of anaesthesia knowledge, many will suggest starting off with Basics of Anesthesia. The 7th edition is a basic textbook that gently introduces the world of anaesthesia to a novice.”

British Journal of Anaesthesia

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