The Pediatric Anesthesia Handbook

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The second edition of The Pediatric Anesthesia Handbook provides the hands-on clinical guidance you need for the anesthetic management of pediatric patients. Presented in a succinct format with a wealth of tables and diagrams, this handbook gives you quick access to critical treatment protocols and basic procedural information. Consult this practical handbook for everything from general anesthetic considerations and clinical management to unique concerns and comprehensive drug lists. New in this edition you will ...
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Overview

The second edition of The Pediatric Anesthesia Handbook provides the hands-on clinical guidance you need for the anesthetic management of pediatric patients. Presented in a succinct format with a wealth of tables and diagrams, this handbook gives you quick access to critical treatment protocols and basic procedural information. Consult this practical handbook for everything from general anesthetic considerations and clinical management to unique concerns and comprehensive drug lists. New in this edition you will find an appendix on vascular access, expanded resuscitation protocols, and concise diagrams on current cardiac procedures. This edition includes more discussion of outpatient procedures and unanticipated admissions as well as increased coverage of the patient with the difficult airway. From the pediatric anesthesiologists in the prestigious Department of Anesthesiology of Yale University School of Medicine, this book is an invaluable manual for practicing anesthesiologists, residents in anesthesiology, nurse anesthetists, and all those who treat infants and children.

"Covers normal neonatal development & physiology as well as details intraoperative management for all types of operations...clear cut guidelines for procedures are high- lighted with illustrations, outlines, & charts."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801602306
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/1991
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: 9th ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 626

Table of Contents

1 Preoperative Evaluation 3
2 Premedication 21
3 Equipment and Monitoring 35
4 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Transfusion Therapy 71
5 Emergence and Recovery 97
6 Respiratory Physiology and Disease Processes 111
7 Anesthesia for Children with Congenital Heart Disease 133
8 Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery 175
9 Anesthetic Management of Pediatric Patients with Neurologic Diseases 205
10 Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery 225
11 Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Disorders 243
12 Anesthesia for Children with Musculoskeletal Disorders 261
13 Anesthetic Management of Children with Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders 281
14 Anesthetic Management of Children with Renal and Endocrine Dysfunction 311
15 Anesthetic Management of Transplant Patients 337
16 The Urgent Operative Patient 369
17 Newborn Physiology and Development 401
18 Delivery Room Resuscitation 415
19 Anesthesia and Sedation Away from the Operating Room 433
20 Acute Pediatric Pain Management 453
21 Malignant Hyperthermia 485
22 Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery: Unanticipated Admissions 501
23 Pediatric Syndromes and Anesthetic Implications 515
App. A Drug List 596
App. B Pediatric Resuscitation Algorithms 653
App. C Vascular Access 655
App. D Pediatric Resuscitation Drug Dosages 662
App. E Drug Infusions for Pediatric Resuscitation 664
App. F Antibiotic Prophylaxis against Bacterial Endocarditis 666
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