Controversies in Obstetric Anesthesia and Analgesia

Controversies in Obstetric Anesthesia and Analgesia

by Ian McConachie (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521171830
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/09/2011
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ian McConachie is Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Table of Contents

Preface D. Cheng; 1. Substance abuse in pregnancy A. Schwartz and N. Imasogie; 2. Cardiac disease in pregnancy S. Singh, A. Dhir and R. Lavi; 3. Hemodynamic management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia A. Hards and M. Balki; 4. Management of major obstetric hemorrhage A. Wise and V. Clark; 5. Anesthetic drugs and the developing fetal brain A. Gauthier and C. Bradbury; 6. Ultrasound guidance for epidural anesthesia M. Kynoch, K. Rao, M. Hasan and N. Robinson; 7. Combined spinal-epidural anesthesia and continuous spinal anesthesia M. Silva Restrepo and S. Halpern; 8. Coagulation and regional anesthesia S. Morrison and A. Al-Areibi; 9. Air vs. normal saline for the loss of resistance technique during epidural insertion A. Hinova and R. Fernando; 10. Ambulatory and patient controlled epidural analgesia M. Gros and B. J. Morrell; 11. Hypotension following spinal anesthesia C. Delbridge and I. McConachie; 12. Prevention and management of post dural puncture headache L. Wakely and S. Singh; 13. Epidurals and outcome C. Miron, C. Bradbury and S. Singh; 14. Epidural and intrathecal opiates and outcome P. Batohi and J. Parkin; 15. Remifentanil infusions and PCA P. Foley and D. Hill; 16. Nitrous oxide R. Smith and I. McConachie; 17. Fasting and aspiration prophylaxis in labour and for Cesarean section K. Teague and S. Dhir; 18. Controversies surrounding airway management and Cesarean delivery P. Kuszewski and P. Armstrong; 19. Oxygen supplementation for Cesarean section K. Marmai and I. McConachie; 20. Oxytocin use and dosage during Cesarean section J. Racine and I. McConachie; 21. Analgesia post Cesarean section T. Quach, S. Singh and G. Bellingham; Index.

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