A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 5th Edition

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A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 5th Edition


Provide optimal anesthetic care to your young patients with A Practice of Anesthesia in Infants and Children, 5th Edition, by Drs. Charles J. Cote, Jerrold Lerman, and Brian J. Anderson. 110 experts representing 10 different countries on 6 continents bring you complete coverage of the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children - covering standard techniques as well as the very latest advances.

    • Find authoritative answers on everything from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU.
    • Get a free laminated pocket reference guide inside the book!
    • Quickly review underlying scientific concepts and benefit from expert information on preoperative assessment and anesthesia management, postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures.
      • Stay on the cutting edge of management of emergence agitation, sleep-disordered breathing and postoperative vomiting; the use of new devices such as cuffed endotracheal tubes and new airway devices; and much more.
      • Familiarize yourself with the full range of available new drugs, including those used for premedication and emergence from anesthesia.
      • Benefit from numerous new figures and tables that facilitate easier retention of the material; new insights from neonatologists and neonatal pharmacologists; quick summaries of each chapter; and more than 1,000 illustrations that clarify key concepts.
      • Access the entire text online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, plus an extensive video library covering simulation, pediatric airway management, burn injuries, ultra-sound guided regional anesthesia, and much more; and new online-only sections, tables and figures.

      Section I: Introduction

      Chapter 1: The Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

      Chapter 2: Growth and Development

      Chapter 3: Perioperative Behavior Stress in Children

      Chapter 4: Preoperative Evaluation, Premedication, and Induction of Anesthesia

      Chapter 5: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Anesthesiology

      Section II: Drug and Fluid Therapy

      Chapter 6: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Drugs Used in Children

      Chapter 7: Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-Controlled Infusion

      Chapter 8: Fluid Management

      Chapter 9: Essentials of Hematology

      Chapter 10: Strategies for Blood Product Management and Reducing Transfusions

      Section III: The Chest

      Chapter 11: Essentials of Pulmonology

      Chapter 12: The Pediatric Airway

      Chapter 13: Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

      Section IV: The Heart

      Chapter 14: Essentials of Cardiology

      Chapter 15: Anesthesia for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

      Chapter 16: Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology

      Chapter 17: Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Management

      Chapter 18: Medications for Hemostasis

      Chapter 19: Mechanical Circulatory Support

      Chapter 20: Interventional Cardiology

      Chapter 21: Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

      Section V: The Brain and Glands

      Chapter 22: Essentials of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

      Chapter 23: Surgery, Anesthesia, and the Immature Brain

      Chapter 24: Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia

      Chapter 25: Essentials of Endocrinology

      Section VI: The Abdomen

      Chapter 26: Essentials of Nephrology

      Chapter 27: General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery

      Chapter 28: Essentials of Hepatology

      Chapter 29: Organ Transplantation

      Section VII: Other Surgeries

      Chapter 30: Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

      Chapter 31: Otorhinolaryngologic Procedures

      Chapter 32: Ophthalmology

      Chapter 33: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Chapter 34: Burn Injuries

      Section VIII: Emergencies

      Chapter 35: The Extremely Premature Infant (Micropremie)

      Chapter 36: Neonatal Emergencies

      Chapter 37: Fetal Intervention and the EXIT Procedure

      Chapter 38: Trauma

      Chapter 39: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

      Chapter 40: Malignant Hyperthermia

      Section IX: Pain

      Chapter 41: Regional Anesthesia

      Chapter 42: Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia

      Chapter 43: Acute Pain

      Chapter 44: Chronic Pain

      Section X: Special Topics

      Chapter 45: Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

      Chapter 46: The Postanesthesia Care Unit and Beyond

      Chapter 47: Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Outside the Operating Room

      Chapter 48: Procedures for Vascular Access

      Chapter 49: Infectious Disease Considerations for the Operating Room

      Chapter 50: Pediatric Anesthesia in Developing Countries

      Chapter 51: Pediatric Equipment

      Chapter 52: Medicolegal Issues

      Chapter 53: Simulation in Pediatric Anesthesia

      Charles J. Cote, MD, 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, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA and Brian Anderson, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology


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