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cover image - A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323429740
Page Count: 1280
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $239.99

A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 6th Edition

by Charles J. Cote, MD, FAAP, Jerrold Lerman, MD,FRCPC, FANZCA and Brian Anderson, MD, ChB, PhD, FANZCA, FCICM


cover image - A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323429740
Page Count: 1280
Imprint: Elsevier
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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 Consult™ 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

  • Charles J. Cote, MD, FAAP, 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, Jerrold Lerman, MD,FRCPC, FANZCA, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA and Brian Anderson, MD, ChB, PhD, FANZCA, FCICM, Professor, Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland; Paediatric Anaesthetist and Intensivist, Paediatic Intensive Care Unit, Auckland Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
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