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.
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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
By 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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"No anaesthesia department should be without a copy."-British Journal of Anaesthesia, review of the last edition.
"This edition has expanded the number of chapters and uses color-coded sections for easy navigation. The wide range of specialists brings impressive breadth and depth of expertise...This comprehensive guide to anesthesia for infants and children provides valuable expertise for all clinicians practicing in the field."--DOODY'S BOOK REVIEW, 5 Stars