AccessAnesthesiology from McGraw Hill Medical offers a new approach to anesthesiology reference, research, and curricular instruction all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online anesthesiology resource covers the entire spectrum of anesthesiology from the basics to specialty-specific content optimized for viewing on any device.
Authoritative, trusted, and comprehensive, AccessAnesthesiology is the field’s leading website guided by an esteemed Advisory Board that includes three distinguished physician-educators: Mark Dershwitz, MD, PHD; David E. Longnecker, MD, FRCA; and Brian D. Sites, MD.
AccessAnesthesiology can help students excel in their clerkship; assist residents in strengthening their skills with instant access to procedural videos, self-assessment, and leading anesthesiology textbooks that will establish a solid base for learning; allow practicing anesthesiologists to reinforce their medical knowledge for recertification; and provide CRNAs with an important foundation in their career.
Why is AccessAnesthesiology unique?
AccessAnesthesiology provides unique benefits that deliver indispensable support in resident education and certification/recertification in pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine through these exclusive interactive features:
Visit the AccessAnesthesiology support page on the Access User Center for helpful user resources.
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Procedural and conceptual videos are available on AccessAnesthesiology in multiple categories, including:
Click here to view the complete library of procedural videos on AccessAnesthesiology.
Anesthesia Foundations is an online learning program that teaches the fundamentals of anesthesia education through AccessAnesthesiology. Composed of 9 modules, Anesthesia Foundations will cover important topics that are pertinent to the anesthesia trainee. Modules consist of simulation videos, lectures on difficult topics for further learning, and multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge
Pediatric Anesthesiology Lectures are narrated and provided by different medical subject matter experts and include learning objectives specific to the lecture. These modules are fully licensed for educational purposes and can be shared through email and social media and are navigable on the left-hand side. These modules also are durable URL-enabled, so an instructor can copy the browser URL and embed into a course LMS page to take students directly to the content in AccessAnesthesiology.
Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology Lectures in AccessAnesthesiology provide short, student-friendly animations supplementing this landmark text. These videos are navigable on the left in each module and are durable URL-enabled for embedding into a course LMS. Multiple animations are included in the following concepts:
The online Patient Safety Modules will provide you with an introduction to the core concepts of patient safety in an interactive and self-paced learning environment. The current course includes three (3) modules:
Each module can be used as a stand-alone tool or as a component of a broader curriculum in patient safety. We strongly recommend that you work through each module (navigable on the left) from beginning to end because the concepts will build on each other within a single unit. The modules include activity buttons and video clips, so please be sure to explore the content available which will help you understand these concepts in your own role within the healthcare system.
Instructors can link to content in AccessAnesthesiology through their LMS using the durable URLs found in the browser of all text and chapter content, multimedia, cases, study tools, and clerkship content. For a tutorial on how to link to content in AccessAnesthesiology via durable URLs, please view the brief video below.
In the Books tab in AccessAnesthesiology, you will find some of the leading current, authoritative text resources. Textbooks, chapters, and chapter sections are durable URL-enabled and can be linked to in coursework, e.g., LMS, lecture slides, etc. Check out the library at these links:
Check out these new and noteworthy texts in AccessAnesthesiology:
The cornerstone text on the theory and practice of regional anesthesia and pain management. Presented in full color, this classic covers the theory and practice of regional anesthesia in its entirety, providing practitioners and students with both the physiologic principles and specific, state-of-the-art patient-management protocols and techniques.
Recognized leaders in the specialty have filled this richly illustrated volume with authoritative, completely practical help. Readers will find algorithms for managing or avoiding a wide range of common clinical dilemmas or complications. The book includes time-saving tools such as intravenous-to-oral opioid conversion tables and PCA setup guides as well as a selection of nerve block techniques and advice on their strengths and pitfalls. This handy reference helps readers make wise choices about anesthetics, dosing intervals, equipment, and perioperative management of patients receiving single-injection or continuous nerve blocks or spinal or epidural anesthesia. It tells them how to successfully manage patients with suspected epidural hematoma or neurologic injuries and much more.
A practical quick reference guide to clinical anesthesiology and useful at the point-of-care in the OR and ICU settings.
This carry-anywhere handbook is concise yet comprehensive, adeptly covering the wide range of topics encountered in the practice of anesthesiology. It is the perfect learning tool for trainees and an outstanding reference for experienced anesthesiologists. Presented in full color, The Anesthesia Guide utilizes numerous illustrations, diagrams, tables, and algorithms to impart must-know information on how specific cases should be managed. Coverage includes drug dosages, monitoring, complications, and clinical pearls. An international team of contributors ensures coverage of topics from a global perspective.
The Anesthesia Guide is divided into thirteen color-coded sections for ease of reference:
A practical, concise, and up-to-date reference for the ICU, and a Doody’s Core Title for 2019.
LANGE Critical Care delivers concise, evidenced-based, and highly clinical coverage of the surgical and medical aspects of critical care. The book provides basic fundamentals, applications and insights that will be of lasting value to all ICU physicians, nurses, advanced care providers, and allied personnel who care for the critically ill and injured patients in all ICUs. Noteworthy features include a well-illustrated Clinical Care Procedures section, high-yield summaries of the full spectrum of essential critical care topics, and the inclusion of “Controversies” chapters throughout each section addressing some of the ambiguous aspects of critical care.
This timely book also covers the growing scope of critical care provided outside the ICU and the increasing importance of critical care services within the hospital structure. In keeping with the multi-professional nature of critical care delivery, several chapters are authored or coauthored by critical care fellows, ICU nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists.
AccessAnesthesiology features a variety of content concerning diversity in medicine, education, and practice. As part of McGraw Hill's commitment to inclusion and diversity in our content, the resources here represent what is currently available on AccessAnesthesiology, which is a dynamic site featuring regular updates, concerning diversity in medicine. Resources from AccessAnesthesiology highlighted on this page include textbooks, chapters, and cases, including:
Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine, 3e (includes content on race, ethnicity, and cultural differences)
Principles and Practice of Mechanical Ventilation, 3e (includes content on gender differences and patient care)
Anesthesiology, 3e (includes content on gender differences regarding sensitivity to pain)
Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, 6e (includes content on the OR and creating a culture of safety in the OR)
You can read more about McGraw Hill's commitment to inclusion and diversity at: https://www.mheducation.com/about/inclusion-diversity.html.
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Cases in AccessAnesthesiology provide materials for short, targeted case-based learning. They vary slightly, but for each case you get a patient history and systems review, short answer questions, clinical pearls, and references. Cases are durable URL-enabled and can be linked to in coursework, e.g., LMS, lecture slides, etc. The results of the quizzes can be emailed and collected for a grade, e.g., student to instructor.
Cases can be generated from these resources in AccessAnesthesiology:
The Study Tools tab in AccessAnesthesiology provides:
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