This new edition is thoroughly updated and revised, and features “Profiles in Anesthetic Practice.” Written by leading clinicians and academicians, the Profiles will address subjects directly related to the clinical practice of anesthesiology and offer editorialized counterpoints to traditional views on issues in anesthetic practice. This title features a concise writing style that facilitates learning and review of content. “Profiles in Anesthetic Practice” encourage critical thinking of the issues presented in the book. Case studies in each chapter promote application of the concepts to practice. Numerous figures and tables throughout the book condense complex material for easier retention.