A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children (6th Revised edition)

A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children (6th Revised edition)

By: Jerrold Lerman (author), Charles J. Cote (author), Brian Anderson (author)Hardback

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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. Includes a laminated pocket reference guide inside - also available as an expanded online version ("Pedi Anesth" from the Starship Children's Hospital in Auckland, NZ). Features key references at the end of each chapter that provide a quick summary for review. Presents must-know information on standards, techniques, and the latest advances in pediatric anesthesia from global experts. Provides access to a video library of 70 pediatric anesthesia procedures - 35 are new! Videos include demonstrations on managing the difficult pediatric airway, cardiac assist devices in action, new positioning devices, management of burn injuries, and many demonstrations of ultra-sound guided regional anesthesia blocks and techniques. Features extensive revisions of all chapters with many new contributors, and numerous new figures and tables throughout. Introduces new drugs such as those used to premedicate children and facilitate emergence from anesthesia, plus an up-to-date discussion of the drug approval process and detailed information on opioid safety for children with obstructive sleep. Includes new chapters on pharmacogenomic implications of drugs in children and the anesthetic implications when caring for children with cancer. Offers up-to-date information on the management of emergence agitation, sleep-disordered breathing, neonatal and pediatric emergencies, and the obese child and bariatric surgery. The Essentials chapters, with extensive input from pediatrician experts, provide the latest information concerning hematology, pulmonology, oncology, hepatology, nephrology, and neurology. Contains significant updates on perioperative fluid management, pharmacology, intravenous anesthesia and target controlled infusions, cystic fibrosis, new interventional devices for children with congenital heart defects, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, simulation in pediatric anesthesia, and much more. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323429740
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1280
  • ID: 9780323429740
  • ISBN10: 0323429742
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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