A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Edition No. 6

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  • 1280 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Covering everything from preoperative evaluation to neonatal emergencies to the PACU, A Practice of Anesthesia in Infants and Children, 6th Edition, features state-of-the-art advice on the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to young patients. It reviews underlying scientific information, addresses preoperative assessment and anesthesia management in detail, and provides guidelines for postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures. Comprehensive in scope and thoroughly up to date, this 6th Edition delivers unsurpassed coverage of every key aspect of pediatric anesthesia.
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A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children

Section 1: Introduction

1. The Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

2. Growth and Development

3. Perioperative Behavior Stress in Children

4. Preoperative Evaluation, Premedication, and Induction of Anesthesia

5. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Section 2: Drug and Fluid Therapy

6. Pharmacogenomics

7. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Drugs Used in Children

8. Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-Controlled Infusion

9. Fluid Management

10. Essentials of Hematology

11. Perioperative Management of the Oncology Patient

12. Strategies for Blood Product Management and Reducing Transfusions

Section 3: The Chest

13. Essentials of Pulmonology

14. The Pediatric Airway

15. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

Section 4: The Heart

16. Essentials of Cardiology

17. Anesthesia for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

18. Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology

19. Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Management

20. Medications for Hemostasis

21. Mechanical Circulatory Support

22. Interventional Cardiology

23. Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

Section 5: The Brain and Glands

24. Essentials of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

25. Surgery, Anesthesia, and the Immature Brain

26. Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia

27. Essentials of Endocrinology

Section 6: The Abdomen

28. Essentials of Nephrology

29. General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery

30. Essentials of Hepatology

31. Organ Transplantation

Section 7: Other Surgeries

32. Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

33. Otorhinolaryngologic Procedures

34. Ophthalmology

35. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

36. Burn Injuries

Section 8: Emergencies

37. The Extremely Premature Infant (Micropremie) and Neonatal Emergencies

38. Fetal Intervention and the EXIT Procedure

39. Trauma

40. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

41. Malignant Hyperthermia

Section 9: Pain

42. Regional Anesthesia

43. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia

44. Acute Pain

45. Chronic Pain

Section 10: Special Topics

46. Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

47. The Postanesthesia Care Unit and Beyond

48. Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Outside the Operating Room

49. Procedures for Vascular Access

50. Infectious Disease Considerations for the Operating Room

51. Pediatric Anesthesia in Developing Countries

52. Pediatric Equipment

53. Simulation
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Cote, Charles J. Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Director of Clinical Research, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Lerman, Jerrold Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Anderson, Brian Professor, Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland; Paediatric Anaesthetist and Intensivist, Paediatic Intensive Care Unit, Auckland Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
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