Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

by David H. Chestnut
     
 

The updated fourth edition of this comprehensive, highly respected reference covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia—from basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications. The editorial team of leading authorities in the field now features Drs. Linda S. Polley, Lawrence C. Tsen, and Cynthia A. Wong and presents the latest on… See more details below

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The updated fourth edition of this comprehensive, highly respected reference covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia—from basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications. The editorial team of leading authorities in the field now features Drs. Linda S. Polley, Lawrence C. Tsen, and Cynthia A. Wong and presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. This edition features two new chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters such as Epidural and Spinal Analgesia and Anesthesia. And, Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online.

  • Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care.
  • Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world.
  • Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.
  • Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.

  • Features new chapters on Patient Safety and Maternal Mortality to address the latest developments in the field and keep you current.
  • Presents completely rewritten chapters on Epidural and Spinal Analgesia and Anesthesia, Anesthesia for Cesarean Section, and Hypertension Disorders, updated by new members of the editorial team—Drs. Linda S. Polley, Lawrence C. Tsen, and Cynthia A. Wong, for state-of-the-art coverage of key topics and new insights.
  • Covers all the latest guidelines and protocols for safe and effective practice so you can offer your patients the very best.
  • Allows you to access the entire contents of the book online, from any internet connection through Expert Consult.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323055413
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/29/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1248
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1The history of obstetric anesthesia3
2Physiologic changes of pregnancy15
3Uteroplacental blood flow37
4The placenta : anatomy, physiology, and transfer of drugs49
5Fetal physiology66
6Antepartum fetal assessment and therapy79
7Anesthesia for fetal surgery and other intrauterine procedures96
8Intrapartum fetal assessment and therapy110
9Neonatal assessment and resuscitation122
10Fetal and neonatal neurologic injury148
11Spinal, epidural, and caudal anesthesia : anatomy physiology, and technique171
12Local anesthetics190
13Nonanesthetic drugs during pregnancy and lactation213
14In vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive techniques229
15Problems of early pregnancy241
16Nonobstetric surgery during pregnancy255
17Obstetric management of labor and vaginal delivery275
18The pain of childbirth and its effect on the mother and the fetus288
19Childbirth preparation and nonpharmacologic analgesia302
20Systemic analgesia : parenteral and inhalational agents311
21Epidural and spinal analgesia/anesthesia324
ILocal anesthetic techniques324
IIOpioid techniques349
IIIEffect on the progress of labor and method of delivery369
22Alternative regional anesthetic techniques : paracervical block, lumbar sympathetic block, pudendal nerve block, and perineal infiltration387
23Vaginal birth after cesarean section397
24Postpartum tubal sterilization407
25Anesthesia for cesarean section421
26Anesthesia for fetal distress447
27Postoperative analgesia : systemic techniques461
28Postoperative analgesia : epidural and spinal techniques472
29Medicolegal issues in obstetric anesthesia507
30Aspiration : risk, prophylaxis, and treatment523
31The difficult airway : risk, prophylaxis, and management535
32Postpartum headache562
33Neurologic complications of pregnancy and regional anesthesia579
34Preterm labor and delivery605
35Abnormal presentation and multiple gestation632
36Fever and infection647
37Antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage662
38Embolic disorders683
39Autoimmune disorders697
40Cardiovascular disease707
41Endocrine disorders734
42Hematologic and coagulation disorders764
43Human immunodeficiency virus780
44Hypertensive disorders794
45Liver disease836
46Malignant hyperthermia846
47Musculoskeletal disorders856
48Neurologic and neuromuscular disease872
49Obesity892
50Renal disease904
51Respiratory disease915
52Substance abuse929
53Trauma942
App. AAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists guidelines for regional anesthesia in obstetrics951
App. BPractice guidelines for obstetrical anesthesia : a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists task force on obstetrical anesthesia953
App. CAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists optimal goals for anesthesia care in obstetrics959

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