Joyce Anthony shares videos from Panchali Dhar, MD — author of Before the Scalpel on her blog http://joyce-anthony.blogspot.com/2009/03/dr-dhar-speaks-about.html You plan for surgery and learn more about health conditions and concerns — but have you ever planned for the anesthesia you need before surgery? If not, you need to learn more about this book. Dr Dhar shares her knowledge to help each of us learn more about the questions we should ask and she provides information that is particularly important for various types of surgery, various types and ages of patients and much more. The time to think about anesthesia is NOT when you are on the operating table….. Nikki Leigh – Award winning Author & Publicist Book Promo 101 – http://www.nikkileigh.comFollow Promo 101 Virtual Tours on Twitter – www.twitter.com/litekepr Visit www.virtualblogtour.blogspot.com for all tour informationRead more
Before the Scalpel by Panchali Dhar, MD – Concerns about your Child’s Health In Before the Scalpel: What Everyone Should Know about Anesthesia, Dr. Dhar walks readers through the various steps that ensure a safe and pain-free experience during medical procedures that may require or benefit from anesthesia. Before the Scalpel is formatted and illustrated for quick and easy reference in an interactive manner. This is a take-along-book to the doctors office, with outlines and room to make notations. Each chapter is a mini crash course for any person who is concerned about the anesthesia aspect of surgery. What to know Before Surgery Concerns About Your Child’s Health When Facing Surgery Concerns for Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic Surgery Patients Concerns for Overweight Patients Who Are Facing Surgery To read the full table of contents, visit http://virtualblogtour.blogspot.com/2009/01/before-scalpel-by-panchali-dhar-table.html To look inside the book – http://www.tellmepress.com/publ_images/pdf/before_the_scalpel.pdf This is the publisher’s sale page – http://www.tellmepress.com/product.php/Before-the-Scalpel/3/ To buy your copy – http://www.amazon.com/Before-Scalpel-Everyone-Should-Anesthesia/dp/0981645305 We are still coordinating the virtual blog tour for Panchali Dhar, MD – If you would like to feature any of these topics on your blog or in your newsletter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Before the Scalpel: What Everyone Should Know About Anesthesia by Panchali Dhar, MD The decision has been made: you are going to have surgery. You’ve met with your surgeon. You have a good idea what will happen during the operation. But how much do you know about the anesthesia? Below is the table of contents to give you an idea of the topics that we are covered in the book. Table of Contents AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Anesthesia: The Art of Comfort1. At the helm: the anesthesiologist2. Choices, choices: tools of the trade It’s Showtime! What to Expect3. The countdown: diving in4. Clean and serene: the operating room5. Watching over you: monitors and measures6. The recovery room: wake up and feel better7. The “ouch” factor: controlling pain Special Topics8. Nips and tucks: repair, restore, rejuvenate9. Weighty matters: what about the heavy patient?10. Labor of love: enjoy childbirth11. The smallest breaths: when your child needs anesthesia12. Smile! Dentistry and oral surgery13. The “ick” factor: post-operative nausea and vomiting14. Awake? Aware? Taking care References and ToolsAnesthesia through the agesEveryday medications used for anesthesiaGlossaryReferencesIndex For further information about the book, the author and the virtual book tour, visit http://virtualblogtour.blogspot.com/2009/01/behind-scalpel-by-panchali-dhar-md.html
Before the Scalpel: What Everyone Should Know About Anesthesia by Panchali Dhar, MD The decision has been made: you are going to have surgery. You’ve met with your surgeon. You have a good idea what will happen during the operation. But how much do you know about the anesthesia? Did you know, by the age of 50 most people have had at least 3 or 4 encounters with some form of anesthesia? Before you or a loved one undergoes another surgery or medical procedure, this book will enable you to empower yourself and learn the basic questions to ask about anesthesia. Did you know 1 in 7 Americans will be getting plastic surgery in the next 5 years. By the year 2015, 55 million plastic surgery procedures will be done annually. Why is superstar Beyoncé afraid of childbirth? She said on having a baby: “No way! I’m terrified of delivering a child because I saw my nephew being born. That traumatized me. I’m only 27. I’ve got time….” Hear what Dr. Dhar has to say about how to eliminate that fear and give birth pain-free. Every mother and father’s nightmare: The phone rings. It’s the day care center or the school. Your child has had an accident and was rushed to the hospital. Your child needs surgery and must undergo anesthesia. What does this mean? You’ve tried to educate yourself about childhood diseases and symptoms and be prepared to take care of routine first aid situations. But now you’re in a panic! Read this book to be prepared and know what questions to ask. Author Panchali Dhar, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Anesthesiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology. She has demystified the process and terms associated with anesthesia and arranged the information in an easy to understand topic-by-topic sourcebook. Dr. Dhar takes you into the complicated, fascinating, cutting-edge world of anesthesia. In Before the Scalpel: What Everyone Should Know about Anesthesia, Dr. Dhar explores such real-life topics as: Pain-relief options during Labor and Delivery Facts to know before deciding on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Why children are not just “small adults” when it comes to anesthesia How obesity adds risk to surgery and anesthesia The common fear of awareness during anesthesia In Before the Scalpel: What Everyone Should Know about Anesthesia, Dr. Dhar walks readers through the various steps that ensure a safe and pain-free experience during medical procedures that may require or benefit from anesthesia. Before the Scalpel is formatted and illustrated for quick and easy reference in an interactive manner. This is a take-along-book to the doctor’s office, with outlines and room to make notations. Each chapter is a mini crash course for any person who is concerned about the anesthesia aspect of surgery. To view videos about various elements of the book – visit Concerns for Overweight Patients – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUVfO96wDxAPreparing for Surgery – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6gDu1sl4DIPlastic Surgery Patients – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-N8O_qbsJESurgery Concerns for Children – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk5N5w2m208 […]