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Each year, Advances in Anesthesia brings you the best current thinking from the preeminent practitioners in your field. A distinguished editorial board identifies current areas of major progress and controversy and invites specialists to contribute original articles on these topics. These insightful overviews bring concepts to a clinical level and explore their everyday impact on patient care.



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Advances in Anesthesia
Thomas M. McLoughlin, MD Department of Anesthesiology, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA; Division of Surgical Anesthesiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA Francis V. Salinas, MD Virginia Mason Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Seattle, Washington, USA Laurence Torsher, MD Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
I SSN 0737-6146 VO L UM E 32 • NUM BER 1 • 2014
Table of Contents
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Title page
Practical Understanding of Hemostasis and Approach to the Bleeding Patient in the Operating Room Key points Introduction
Classical coagulation cascade
Beyond the “waterfall/cascade”
Management goals
How viscoelastic tests help A combined approach to resuscitation Damage-control resuscitation in nontrauma patients
Application of damage-control resuscitation methods to nontrauma patients Summary
Update on Perioperative Myocardial Injury and Infarction Key points Introduction Definitions Diagnosis Biomarkers