Numerous studies indicate that outcomes for pediatric patients are improved when the anesthesia caregiver has advanced training and knowledge of pediatric anesthesiology. Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesiology is a unique new handbook, providing a clinically relevant and easy-to-read review of all key topics in this important field. Written and edited by leading pediatric anesthesia physicians, each chapter takes a consistent approach, guaranteeing this book is user-friendly and authoritative throughout. Topics include physiology, anatomy, equipment, a comprehensive overview of relevant disease states, and special topics such as regional anesthesia, complications, and anesthesia for remote locations. Numerous diagrams, tables and figures help to organize the information for easy reference. Whether you choose to dip into a particular chapter or read the book cover to cover, Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesiology is a valuable review book for all residents, fellows and clinical practitioners needing to improve or refresh their understanding of pediatric anesthesia management.
Preface; Dedications; 1. Anatomy Maria Zestos; 2. Anesthesia equipment Hoa Luu; 3. Methods for monitoring Patrick S. McCarty and Sabrina T. Bent; 4. Anesthetic pharmacology: physiologic states, pathophysiologic states and adverse effects Dolores Njoku; 5. Respiratory system Adam Broussard, Stanley Hall and Michael G. Levitzky; 6. Cardiovascular system Douglas Thompson, Gregory J. Latham and Michael Richards; 7. Cardiovascular system David J. Krodel; 8. Congenital heart disease: arrhythmias, cardiopulmonary bypass and 'grown-ups' Katherine Stammen, Sonja Gennuso, Mary Elise Fox, Charles Fox and Alan D. Kaye; 9. Central and peripheral nervous system Jacqueline Tutiven, Lalitha Sundararaman and Gabriel Sarah; 10. Development of the gastrointestinal trace and associated conditions Louise Furukawa; 11. Renal maturation Kasia Rubin and John Stork; 12. Endocrine/metabolic Nicole C. P. Thompson and Rosalie F. Tassone; 13. Hematology/oncology Stacey Watt, Helen Nazareth, Ravinder Devgun and Navyugjit Virk; 14. Genetics Jacob Hummel and Scott Friedman; 15. Neonatal-general considerations Jennifer Aunspaugh; 16. Neonatal surgical emergencies Christina M. Pabelick, Shannon M. Peters and Kim M. Strupp; 17. Pathophysiology of pain Lisgelia Santana; 18. Otolaryngology Sungeun Lee; 19. Plastic and cleft-craniofacial surgery B. C. McClain, Alexander Y. Lin and Naila A. Ahmad; 20. Pediatric ophthalmology Amit Prabhakar, Adam J. Broussard, Charles Fox, Ofer N. Eytan and Alan D. Kaye; 21. Orthopedic surgery Dolores Njoku; 22. Trauma James E. Hunt, Terry G. Fletcher and Joe R. Jansen; 23. Burns Terry G. Fletcher, James E. Hunt and Joe R. Jansen; 24. Evaluation and preoperative preparation of the pediatric patient Rahul Dasgupta and Hani Hanna; 25. Pediatric fluid management Kelly A. Machovec and B. Craig Weldon; 26. Pediatric transfusion therapy and blood conservation Kelly Machovec and B. Craig Weldon; 27. Essentials of pediatric anesthesiology: preoperative anxiolysis and sedation Paul Tripi; 28. Regional anesthesia and analgesia Sean Flack and Michael Richards; 29. General anesthesia Staci Cameron and Maria Matuszczak; 30. Complications of anesthesia Ranu Jain and Maria Matuszczak; 31. Special techniques and situations Rahul Dasgupta and Hani Hanna; 32. Anesthesia for remote locations Joel Saltzman; 33. Anesthesia for pediatric organ transplantation Naila A. Ahmad and Brenda C. McClain; 34. Thermoregulation in pediatric anesthesia Kelly A. Machovec and B. Craig Weldon; Index.