Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia by Ronald Litman
|Title||Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia|
|Language||English, Spanish, and French|
Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia is edited by internationally known pediatric anesthesiologist Ron Litman from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and includes contributions from 40 authors from children's hospitals throughout the United States. Basics concisely presents all of the knowledge essential to the safe practice of pediatric anesthesia. It covers everything from general pediatric physiology and pharmacology principles through important pediatric diseases; preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care; anesthesia for a full range of specific surgical procedures; and critical care. Tightly focused, user-friendly chapters make it ideal as a text to accompany rotations in pediatric anesthesia, refresher for certification or re-certification, and as a reference for everyday clinical practice. Table of Contents: SECTION 1: THE NORMAL CHILD Transition from Fetal to Pediatric Anesthesia Developmental Physiology and Pharmacology SECTION 2. PEDIATRIC MEDICINE FOR ANESTHESIOLOGISTS Congenital Heart Disease Respiratory Diseases Neurologic and Neuromuscular Diseases Gastrointestinal Diseases Hematologic Diseases Oncologic Diseases Genetic and Inherited Diseases The Premature Infant The Formerly Premature Infant SECTION 3. ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT Preanesthetic Preparation of the Pediatric Patient Monitoring in Pediatric Anesthesia Fluid and Blood Administration Temperature Regulation Routine Airway Management Difficult Airway Management Management of General Anesthesia Regional Anesthesia Malignant Hyperthermia Postoperative Considerations SECTION 4. PEDIATRIC SURGERY ENT Surgery General Surgery Thoracic Surgery Orthopedic Surgery Neurosurgery Ophthalmologic Surgery Plastic Surgery Urologic Surgery Remote Anesthetizing Locations Trauma and Burn Management SECTION 5. PAIN MANAGEMENT Pediatric Pain Assessment Analgesic Medications Local Anesthetics and Adjuvant Analgesics Acute Pain Management Chronic Pain SECTION 6: CRITICAL CARE The Critically Ill Child Basicsofpediatricanesthesia.com is an accompanying website with figures, photos, videos and more.