A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children: Expert Consult: Online and Print [NOOK Book]

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Extensively revised and updated, and in full-color throughout, the new edition of this popular text delivers practical advice on the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children. More than 50 internationally renowned experts-and a brand-new editor-discuss standard techniques as well as the very latest advances in pediatric anesthesiology, keeping you on the cusp of today’s best practices. Chapter after chapter, you’ll find authoritative guidance on everything from ...
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Overview

Extensively revised and updated, and in full-color throughout, the new edition of this popular text delivers practical advice on the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children. More than 50 internationally renowned experts-and a brand-new editor-discuss standard techniques as well as the very latest advances in pediatric anesthesiology, keeping you on the cusp of today’s best practices. Chapter after chapter, you’ll find authoritative guidance on everything from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU, as well as more than 1,000 illustrations that clarify concepts. And, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated 4th edition comes with access to the complete fully searchable contents online as well as video clips of pediatric anesthesia procedures, pediatric drug dosage calculators, extended references, and downloadable images for use in electronic presentations.
  • Reviews underlying scientific information and addresses preoperative assessment and anesthesia management in detail to help you make better informed decisions.
  • Provides guidelines for postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures in one single source for your reference convenience.
  • Includes access to the complete fully searchable contents online as well as video clips of pediatric anesthesia procedures, pediatric drug dosage calculators, extended references, and downloadable images.
  • Discusses the full range of pediatric anesthesiology from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU to prepare you for any situation you encounter.
  • Incorporates sweeping revisions and updates throughout, including new chapters on congenital heart disease, conscious sedation, and anesthesia in developing countries that keep you apprised of the latest techniques and procedures.
  • Features a new editor, Dr. Jerrold Lerman, who contributes a wealth of experience in pediatric anesthesiology.
  • Provides new insights from neonatologists and neonatal pharmacologists who give you a clear, up-to-date picture of the pharmacologic responses of neonates.
  • Incorporates numerous figures and tables throughout for easy retention of information.
  • Presents a new full-color format and hundreds of new color illustrations that clarify complex principles of techniques.
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Editorial Reviews

British Journal of Anaesthesia

"No anaesthesia department should be without a copy."

From The Critics
Reviewer: Zdravka Zafirova, MD(University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)
Description: This is a thoroughly updated edition of a comprehensive book dedicated to the practice of pediatric anesthesia. The previous edition was published in 2001.
Purpose: The book provides expert advice on the safe and effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children. The expansion of the field and the continuous and new challenges render this book an invaluable tool in the practice of pediatric anesthesia.
Audience: The fundamental knowledge and the practical guidance that the book provides will benefit all pediatric anesthesia providers including students, residents, and fellows, as well as advanced practicing clinicians. The contributing authors are internationally renowned experts in specialties related to the field and include anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, pediatricians, pharmacologists, and lawyers.
Features: The book covers an exhaustive list of topics from basic anesthetic principles to specific surgical areas, transfusion medicine, pain management, and medicolegal issues. This edition has expanded the number of chapters and uses color-coded sections for easy navigation. The abundant illustrations, photographs, diagrams, and tables are of excellent quality and provide exceptional educational value. The references are extensive. The wide range of specialists brings impressive breadth and depth of expertise. The accompanying web site adds commendable teaching aids, including audiovisual diagnostic and procedural guides.
Assessment: This comprehensive guide to anesthesia for infants and children provides valuable expertise for all clinicians practicing in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437710816
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/5/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 4
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1192
  • File size: 87 MB
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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

Chapter 2: Growth and Development

Chapter 3: Perioperative Behavior Stress in Children

Chapter 4: Preoperative Evaluation, Premedication, and Induction of Anesthesia

Chapter 5: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Section II: Drug and Fluid Therapy

Chapter 6: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Drugs Used in Children

Chapter 7: Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-Controlled Infusion

Chapter 8: Fluid Management

Chapter 9: Essentials of Hematology

Chapter 10: Strategies for Blood Product Management and Reducing Transfusions

Section III: The Chest

Chapter 11: Essentials of Pulmonology

Chapter 12: The Pediatric Airway

Chapter 13: Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

Section IV: The Heart

Chapter 14: Essentials of Cardiology

Chapter 15: Anesthesia for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

Chapter 16: Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology

Chapter 17: Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Management

Chapter 18: Medications for Hemostasis

Chapter 19: Mechanical Circulatory Support

Chapter 20: Interventional Cardiology

Chapter 21: Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

Section V: The Brain and Glands

Chapter 22: Essentials of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

Chapter 23: Sugery, Anesthesia, and the Immature Brain

Chapter 24: Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia

Chapter 25: Essentials of Endocrinology

Section VI: The Abdomen

Chapter 26: Essentials of Nephrology

Chapter 27: General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery

Chapter 28: Essentials of Hepatology

Chapter 29: Organ Transplantation

Section VII: Other Surgeries

Chapter 30: Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

Chapter 31: Otorhinolaryngologic Procedures

Chapter 32: Ophthalmology

Chapter 33: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chapter 34: Burn Injuries

Section VIII: Emergencies

Chapter 35: The Extremely Premature Infant (Micropremie)

Chapter 36: Neonatal Emergencies

Chapter 37: Fetal Intervention and the EXIT Procedure

Chapter 38: Trauma

Chapter 39: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Chapter 40: Malignant Hyperthermia

Section IX: Pain

Chapter 41: Regional Anesthesia

Chapter 42: Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia

Chapter 43: Acute Pain

Chapter 44: Chronic Pain

Section X: Special Topics

Chapter 45: Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

Chapter 46: The Postanesthesia Care Unit and Beyond

Chapter 47: Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Outside the Operating Room

Chapter 48: Procedures for Vascular Access

Chapter 49: Infectious Disease Considerations for the Operating Room

Chapter 50: Pediatric Anesthesia in Developing Countries

Chapter 51: Pediatric Equipment

Chapter 52: Medicolegal Issues

Chapter 53: Simulation in Pediatric Anesthesia

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