Litman's Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia, 3rd Edition
Covers new topics such as the current research on neurotoxicity and health care disparities in pediatric anesthesia and pain.
Contains new “Deep Dive” boxes with more detailed information on key topics throughout the book.
Features a helpful introductory chapter on congenital heart disease.
Includes carefully chosen seminal articles from the pediatric anesthesia literature.
Highlights key concepts with photographs, diagrams, and radiographic images in print, as well as videos.
Ideal for rotations in pediatric anesthesia, board certification or recertification review in pediatric anesthesia, and as a reference for everyday clinical practice.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Section I: The Normal Child
1 Transition from Fetal to Pediatric Anesthesia
2 Developmental Physiology and Pharmacology
Section II: Pediatric Medicines for Anesthesiologists
3 Congenital Heart Disease
4 Respiratory Diseases
5 Neurologic and Neuromuscular Diseases
6 Gastrointestinal Diseases
7 Hematologic Diseases
8 Oncologic Diseases
9 Genetic and Inherited Diseases
10 Endocrine Diseases
11 The Premature Infant
Section III: Anesthetic Management
12 The Formerly Premature Infant
13 Preanesthetic Preparation of the Pediatric Patient
14 Fluid and Blood Administration
16 Temperature Regulation
17 Routine Airway Management
18 The Difficult Pediatric Airway
19 Management of General Anesthesia
20 Regional Anesthesia
21 Malignant Hyperthermia
Section IV: Pediatric Surgery
22 ENT Surgery
23 General Surgery
24 Thoracic Surgery
25 Orthopedic Surgery
27 Ophthalmologic Surgery
28 Plastic Surgery
29 Urologic Surgery
30 Remote Anesthetizing Locations
31 Postoperative Considerations
Section V: Pain Management
32 Pediatric Pain Assessment
33 Analgesic Medications
34 Local Anesthetics and Adjuvant Analgesics
35 Acute Pain Management
36 Chronic Pain
Section VI: Critical Care
37 Trauma and Burn Management r
38 The Critically Ill Child
Ronald S. Litman, DO ML, Attending Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Aditee Ambardekar, MD, MSEd, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas