Yao & Artusio’s Anesthesiology 

Problem-Oriented Patient Management, Fifth Edition 

The only book in anesthesia that uses a case-based, problem-oriented approach, Yao’s text is universally known as a teaching text for CRNAs and anesthesia residents. The book addresses approximately 60 common surgical procedures—each featuring a case; questions related to diagnosis, therapy, and surgery, including pre-, intra-, and postoperative management; and detailed explanations (with references, figures, and tables) for each question.

Look at all this knowledge-builder delivers… 

  • Complete coverage  guides you from pathophysiology and diagnosis, through preoperative evaluation and preparation, to intraoperative and postoperative management.

  • Unique problem-oriented approach  helps you tackle any challenge in clinical anesthesiology with confidence.

  • Detailed explanations and references  provide opportunities for further review.

  • Education-friendly format  makes this the perfect resource for exam preparation and self-assessment.


  • New chapters  address Low Back Pain, Liver Transplantation, Awake Craniotomy, Ultrarapid Detoxification, and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrilators.

  • 15 new contributing authors  provide a broader range of expert perspectives.