The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in anesthesiology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! The 2004 topics include; pregnancy and transient neurologic symptoms; informed consent for labor epidurals; analgesic effects of alphadolone; abdominal pain and chronic pancreatitis; analgesia for back and knee injuries. The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Managementis published annually in September.