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The Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook / Edition 3

The Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook / Edition 3

by Sanjay Datta MD, FFARCS(Eng), Datta


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Thoroughly revised and updated, this new 3rd edition is a practical handbook for administering safe and effective anesthesia to pregnant women. It provides an overview of maternal physiology, physiology of labor and delivery, and the pharmacology of obstetric anesthesia agents. Management guidelines for a variety of anesthetic procedures are presented. This book serves as a fine review for managing various problems, difficult deliveries, surgery during pregnancy, in vitro fertilization, cesarean delivery, and other challenges of obstetric anesthesia.
• Dr. Datta is one of the worlds major names in the field of obstetric anesthesia The interior is completely redesigned from the first two editions and includes many new illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560534051
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Edition description: 3
Pages: 401
Product dimensions: 7.18(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.82(d)

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Table of Contents

Maternal Physiological Changes During Pregnancy, Labor, and the Postpartum Period.- Local Anesthetic Pharmacology.- Perinatal Pharmacology.- Drug Interactions and Obstetric Anesthesia.- Uteroplacental Blood Flow.- Pain of Labor and Delivery.- Non-pharmacological Methods for Relief of Labor Pain.- Relief of Labor Pain by Systemic Medications and Inhalational Agents.- Relief of Labor Pain by Regional Analgesia/Anesthesia.- Effects of Epidural Analgesia on Labor and the Infant.- Fetal Monitoring.- Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery.- Neonatal Resuscitation.- High-Risk Pregnancy: Maternal Comorbidity.- High-Risk Pregnancy: Pregnancy-Related Problems.- Non-delivery Obstetric Procedures.- Anesthesia for Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy.- Assisted Reproductive Technology.- Maternal Mortality and Morbidity.

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