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    Just Published Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide, Third Edition Is a Vital Resource for Students and Clinicians

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 16, 2016 11:28:31 AM

    Busy nurse anesthetists need quick access to essential information. That's what makes our just published Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians, Third Edition by Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey so indispensable.

    The Third Edition provides easy-to-use and concise information that nurse anesthetists working in the operating room need to know. It includes general anesthesia principles, obstetrics, pediatrics, regional anesthesia, and medication charts.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, nurse anesthetist, anesthesia, Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, Nurse Anesthetist

    New Edition: Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 2, 2015 11:41:49 AM

    Are you looking for an up-to-date, trusted, and easy-to-use quick reference for the care of a pediatric patient? The just published Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide, Second Edition by Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey can help.

    Covering nearly every drug given in the perioperative care of a child, it provides calculations down to the milligram to give the best dose per gram/kilogram weight for both perioperative and emergency drugs. Completely updated and revised, this new edition discusses and lists the dose range of each anesthetic drug, antibiotic, continuous IV drug infusions, local anesthetics, and epidural/caudal pediatric guidelines.

    Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide, Second Edition also includes two separate sections on Neonates and Pediatrics with detailed information on diseases, emergencies, and their anesthetic implications, including “pearls of information” for systemic differences between the two age groups affecting their care, such as volume status, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hepatic, and temperature considerations.

    New to the Second Edition:

    • Updated dosages to meet current standards
    • New antibiotics include ceftriaxone, cefuroxime, ertapenem, levofloxacin, metronidazole, Unasyn, and Zosyn
    • New drugs include rectal doses of Tylenol and IV Tylenol (Ofirmev), hydromorphone, remifentanil, and sufentanil

    Can't wait to learn more? Visit our website.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, nurse anesthetist, Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide, Pediatric Nursing, Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey

    Just Published: Our First CRNA Certification Exam Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 14, 2013 12:12:27 PM

    Are you preparing to take the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) certification exam? We have just the guide for you!

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    Topics: New Text, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, CCNA, Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists, CRNA, Kelly L. Wiltse Nicely, Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey

    5-Star Review: Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 5, 2012 4:23:31 PM

    We are excited to share that Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications: A Handbook for Nurse Anesthesia Practice by Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey just received a perfect 100 and 5-stars from Doody's Review Service. According to Kathleen M. Woodruff, RN, MS, CRNP, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing,

    "This well-written and well-organized book focuses on the primary concerns of the anesthesia provider and delivers clear and up-to-date information. This is a valuable resource for CRNA clinicians and students."

    Thank you, Doody's! Interested in learning more? View a Sample Chapter or request your complimentary review copy today!

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    Topics: Review, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, peri-anasthesia, CRNA's, Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, Nurse Anesthetist, nursing anesthesia

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