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Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition

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Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition

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From basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications, the meticulously updated, fifth edition of Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia. An editorial team of leading authorities presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. New chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters cover topics such as psychiatric disorders in the pregnant patient, neurologic disorders, and critical care of obstetric patients.With online access to the full text, it is an invaluable, comprehensive reference textbook for specialists in obstetric anesthesiology and obstetricians, as well as anesthesiology and obstetric residents. This book also serves as a clear, user-friendly guide for both anesthesiologists and obstetricians who are in clinical practice. 

"...a comprehensive and contemporary, modern reference text." Reviewed by British Journal of Anaesthesia, May 2015

"Chestnut and his 79 expert contributors have once again released a current guide to obstetric anesthesia that proves useful to both junior learners and subspecialty providers." Reviewed by Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Apr 2015

  • Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care.
  • Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world.
  • Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.
  • Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.
    • Stay current on the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and new chapters on topics such as patient safety and team approach, transthoracic echocardiography and noninvasive measurement of cardiac output in obstetric patients, psychiatric disorders during pregnancy, neurologic injuries, and more.

    • Prevent and plan for potential complications associated with the advancing age of pregnant women. An extensive, state-of-the art discussion of "critical care of obstetric patients" equips you to address any special considerations for this increasing segment.

    • Know exactly how to proceed. An abundance of tables and boxes illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.

    • Choose the best drugs available while adhering to the most recent guidelines for obstetric anesthesia.

    Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia, 5E

    Contents

    Part 1 Introduction

    1. The History of Obstetric Anesthesia

    Part 2 Maternal and Fetal Physiology

    2. Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy

    3. Uteroplacental Blood Flow

    4. The Placenta: Anatomy, Physiology, and Transfer of Drugs

    5. Fetal Physiology

    Part 3 Fetal and Neonatal Assessment and Therapy

    6. Antepartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy

    7. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery and Other Intrauterine Procedures

    8. Intrapartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy

    9. Neonatal Assessment and Resuscitation

    10. Fetal and Neonatal Neurologic Injury

    Part 4 Foundations in Obstetric Anesthesia

    11. Patient Safety and Team Training

    David J. Birnbach and Eduardo Salas

    12. Spinal, Epidural and Caudal Anesthesia: Anatomy, Physiology, and Technique

    Naveen Nathan and Cynthia Wong

    13. Local Anesthetics and Opioids

    Brenda A. Bucklin and Alan C. Santos

    Part 5 Anesthesia Before and During Delivery

    14. Pharmacology and Nonanesthetic Drugs during Pregnancy and Lactation

    15. In Vitro Fertilization and Other Assisted Reproductive Technology

    16. Problems of Early Pregnancy

    17. Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy

    Part 6 Labor and Vaginal Delivery

    18. Obstetric Management of Labor and Vaginal Delivery

    19. Trial of Labor and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery

    20. The Pain of Childbirth and Its Effect on the Mother and the Fetus

    21. Childbirth Preparation and Nonpharmacologic Analgesia

    22. Systemic Analgesia: Parenteral and Inhalational Agents

    23. Epidural and Spinal Analgesia/Anesthesia for Labor and Vaginal Delivery

    24. Alternative Regional Analgesic Techniques for Labor and Vaginal Delivery

    25. Postpartum Tubal Sterilization

    Part 7 Cesarean Delivery

    26. Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

    27. Postoperative and Chronic Pain: Systemic and Regional Analgesic Techniques

    28. Postoperative Analgesia: Epidural and Spinal Techniques

    Part 8 Anesthetic Complications

    29. Aspiration: Risk, Prophylaxis, and Treatment

    30. The Difficult Airway: Risk, Assessment, Prophylaxis and Management

    31. Postpartum Headache

    32. Neurologic Complications of Pregnancy and Neuraxial Anesthesia

    33. Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Anesthesia

    Part 9 Obstetric Complications

    34. Preterm Labor and Delivery

    35. Abnormal Presentation and Multiple Gestation

    36. Hypertensive Disorders

    37. Fever and Infection

    38. Antepartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage

    39. Embolic Disorders

    40. Maternal Mortality

    Part 10 The Parturient with Systemic Disease

    41. Autoimmune Disorders

    42. Cardiovascular Disease

    43. Endocrine Disorders

    44. Hematologic and Coagulation Disorders

    45. Human Immunodeficiency Virus

    46. Liver Disease

    47. Malignant Hyperthermia

    48. Musculoskeletal Disorders

    49. Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disease

    50. Obesity

    51. Psychiatric Disorders

    52. Renal Disease

    53. Respiratory Disease in Pregnancy

    54. Substance Abuse

    55. Trauma and Critical Care During Pregnancy

    Appendix A

    Cynthia A Wong, MD, Associate Professor, Chief of Obstetrical Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Lawrence C Tsen, MD, Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Bringham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Warwick D Ngan Kee, Associate Professor, Yaakov Beilin, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics, Gynecolory and Reproductive Science, Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York and Jill Mhyre, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Director or Research, Obstetric Anesthesia, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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