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Part I Introduction Chapter 1. Scope of Modern Anesthetic Practice Chapter 2. The International Scope, Practice and Legal Aspects of Anesthesia Chapter 3. Perioperative Management Chapter 4. Operating Room Management Chapter 5. Medical Informatics Chapter 6. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Chapter 7. Human Performance and Patient Safety Chapter 8. Patient Simulation Chapter 9. Teaching Anesthesia Chapter 10. Ethical Aspects of Anesthesia Care Chapter 11. Legal Aspects of Anesthesia Care in America Chapter 12. Anesthesia Business Models Part II Anesthetic Physiology Chapter 13. Consciousness, Memory and Anesthesia Chapter 14. Sleep Medicine Chapter 15. Perioperative and Anesthesia Neurotoxicity Chapter 16. The Autonomic Nervous System Chapter 17. Cerebral Physiology and the Effects of Anesthetic Drugs Chapter 18. Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology Chapter 19. Respiratory Physiology and Pathophysiology Chapter 20. Cardiac Physiology Chapter 21. Gastrointestinal Physiology and Pathophysiology Chapter 22. Hepatic Pathology and Pathophysiology Chapter 23. Renal Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology Part III Anesthetic Pharmacology Chapter 24. Basic Principles of Pharmacology Chapter 25. Inhaled Anesthetics: Mechanism of Action Chapter 26. Inhaled Anesthetics Phamacokinetics: Uptake, Distribution, Metabolism, and Toxicity Chapter 27. Inhaled Anesthetics: Pulmonary Pharmacology Chapter 28. Inhaled Anesthetics: Cardiovascular Pharmacology Chapter 29. Inhaled Anesthetics: Delivery Systems Chapter 30. Intravenous Anesthetics Chapter 31. Opioid Analgesics Chapter 32. Nonopioid Pain Medications Chapter 33. Intravenous Drug Delivery Systems Chapter 34. Pharmacology of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs Chapter 35. Reversal (Antagonism) of Neuromuscular Blockade Chapter 36. Local Anesthetics Part IV Anesthesia Management Chapter 37. Risk of Anesthesia Chapter 38. Preoperative Evaluation Chapter 39. Anesthetic Implications of Concurrent Diseases Chapter 40. Anesthetic Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medications Chapter 41. Patient Positioning and Associated Risks Chapter 42. Neuromuscular Disorders and Other Genetic Disorders Chapter 43. Malignant Hyperthermia and Muscle-Related Disorders Chapter 44. Fundamental Principles of Monitoring Instrumentation Chapter 45. Cardiovascular Monitoring Chapter 46. Perioperative Echocardiography Chapter 47. Electrocardiography, Perioperative Ischemia, and Myocardial Infarction Chapter 48. Implantable Cardiac Pulse Generators: Pacemakers and Cardioverter-Defibrillators Chapter 49. Neurologic Monitoring Chapter 50. Monitoring Brain State During General Anesthesia and Sedation Chapter 51. Respiratory Monitoring Chapter 52. Renal Function Monitoring Chapter 53. Neuromuscular Monitoring Chapter 54. Temperature Regulation and Monitoring Chapter 55. Airway Management in the Adult Chapter 56. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia Chapter 57. Peripheal Nerve Blocks Chapter 58. Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia Chapter 59. Perioperative Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy Chapter 60. Perioperative Acid-Base Balance Chapter 61. Patient Blood Management: Transfusion Therapy Chapter 62. Patient Blood Management: Coagulation Chapter 63. Patient Blood Management: Autologous Blood Procurement, Recombinant Factor Vlla Therapy, and Blood Untilization Part V Adult Subspeciality Management Chapter 64. Anesthesia and Treatment of Chronic Pain Chapter 65. Palliative Medicine Chapter 66. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery Chapter 67. Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgical Procedures Chapter 68. Anesthesia for Correction of Cardiac Arrhythmias Chapter 69. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery Chapter 70. Anesthesia for Neurologic Surgery Chapter 71. Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgery Chapter 72. Anesthesia and the Renal and Genitourinary Systems Chapter 73. Anesthesia and the Hepatobiliary System Chapter 74. Anesthesia for Abdominal Organ Transplantation Chapter 75. Anesthesia for Organ Procurement Chapter 76. Brain Death Chapter 77. Anesthesia for Obstetrics Chapter 78. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery and Other Fetal Therapies Chapter 79. Anesthesia for Orthopaedic Surgery Chapter 80. Geriatric Anesthesia Chapter 81. Anesthesia for Trauma Chapter 82. Anesthesia and Prehospital Emergency and Trauma Care Chapter 83. The Role of the Anesthesia Provider in Natural and Human-Induced Disasters Chapter 84. Anesthesia for Eye Surgery Chapter 85. Anesthesia for Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery Chapter 86. Administration of Anesthesia by Robots Chapter 87. Anesthesia for Robotically Conducted Surgery Chapter 88. Anesthesia for Laser Surgery Chapter 89. Ambulatory (Outpatient) Anesthesia Chapter 90. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Chapter 91. Clinical Care in Extreme Environments: At High and Low Pressure and in Space Part VI Pediatric Anesthesia Chapter 92. Regional Anesthesia in Children Chapter 93. Pediatric Anesthesia Chapter 94. Anesthesia for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Chapter 95. Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Part VII Postoperative Care Chapter 96. The Postanesthesia Care Unit Chapter 97. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 98. Acute Postoperative Pain Chapter 99. Cognitive Dysfunction and Other Long-term Complications of Surgery and Anesthesia Chapter 100. Postoperative Visual Loss Part VIII Critical Care Medicine Chapter 101. Critical Care Anesthesiology Chapter 102. Critical Care Protocols and Decision Support Chapter 103. Respiratory Care Chapter 104. Nitric Oxide and Inhaled Pulmonary Vasodilators Chapter105. Neurocritical Care Chapter 106. Nutrition and Metabolomics Chapter 107. Extracorporeal Support Therapies Chapter 108. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Basic and Advanced Life Support Part IX Ancillary Issues and Responsibilities Chapter 109. Electrical Safety in the Operating Room Chapter 110. Environmental Safety Including Chemical Dependency Chapter 111. Statistical Methods in Anesthesia Chapter 112. Evaluation and Classification of Evidence for the ASA Clinical Practice Guideline