Anesthesiology Residency Reading List

Reading List:

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: A Comprehensive Review of Anesthesiology

  • Introduction to Course, Test Taking and the Written and Oral Board Examinations
  • Preanesthesia Evaluation
  • Preoperative Evaluation- Preparation and Medications
  • Interactions and Genetics
  • Monitoring, Positioning and Temperature
  • Anesthesia Equipment
  • Physics and Statistics
  • Fluids, Electrolytes and Acid-Based Balance
  • Hemostasis and Hemotherapy
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Intravenous Anesthetic Agents
  • Inhalation Anesthetics
  • Neuromuscular Blockades Drug Effects, Monitoring and Reversal Agents
  • Local Anesthetics
  • Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Orthopedic Surgey
  • Neurophysiology and Neuroanesthesia
  • Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Anesthesia
  • Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology
  • Renal Physiology, Disease and Urologic Procedures
  • Anesthesia for Obesity and GI Disorders
  • Anesthesia for the Endocrine Disorders
  • Obstetric Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia for Organ Transplant
  • Anesthesia for Trauma and Burns
  • Anesthesiology and the Geriatric Patient
  • Postoperative Care
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Chronic Pain Management and Autonomic Blocks
  • Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology
  • Cardiovascular Drugs and Resuscitation



Miller's Anesthesia 6th Ed.

Basics of Anesthesia

Clinical Anesthesia



Anesthesia and Analgesia

Anesthesia Progress


Anesthesiology Clinics of North America

BMC Anesthesiology

British Journal of Anesthesia

International Anesthesiology Clinics


Electronic Databases




MD Consult




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