Following are publications that should be included in your study for the ASATT Certification examination.

Current Recommended Books for the Technologist Level Certification Examination:

Standards for Perioperative Autologous Blood Collection – By AABB --  8th Edition (2019) Bethesda, MD., AABB

Clinical Anesthesia, 8e: eBook with Multimedia - By P.G. Barash -- 8th Edition (2017) - Wolters Kluwer Health

Morgan and Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology - By J.F. Butterworth, D.C. Mackey and J.D. Wasnick – 6th Edition (2018) McGraw Hill Professional

Understanding Anesthesia Equipment  - By J.A. Dorsch – 5th Edition (2012) Wolters Kluwer Health

Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications - By J. Ehrenwerth & J.B. Eisenkraft – 2nd Edition (2013) St. Louis: Mosby

Nurse Anesthesia  - By J.J. Nagelhout & K.L. Plaus – 6th Edition (2016) St. Louis, MO: Sauders/Elsevier

Basics of Anesthesia - By M. Pardo & R. Miller – 7th Edition (2018) – Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier

The MGH Textbook of Anesthesic Equipment – By W.S. Sandberg, R.D. Urman, J.M. Ehrenfeld & Massachusetts General Hospital -- 1st Edition (2011) Boston, MA: Elsevie


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Anesthesiology (Monthly) ASA, Park Ridge, IL

APSF Newsletter (Monthly) APSF, Chicago, IL

Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology (Bi-monthly) AAMI, Arlington, VA

Health Devices (Monthly) ECRI, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Health Devices Alerts (Semi-monthly) ECRI, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Journal of Clinical Monitoring (Quarterly) STA, Boston, MA

Journal of the AANA (Bi-monthly) AANA, Chicago, IL


The American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians is a professional entity with an overall focus on further establishing the health profession in anesthesia technology.

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