Editors: Bharathi Gourkanti, Irwin Gratz, Grace Dippo, Nathalie Peiris, Dinesh K. Choudhry

Pediatric Anesthesia: A Guide for the Non-Pediatric Anesthesia Provider Part I

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Library License: US $316
ISBN: 978-981-5036-28-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5036-27-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2022
DOI: 10.2174/97898150362751220101


Pediatric Anesthesia: A Guide for the Non-Pediatric Anesthesia is a comprehensive, contemporary reference that addresses all aspects of pediatric anesthesia. Both students and medical practitioners – novice and experienced - will find invaluable educational and practical information in this book. The book covers the subject in two parts.

Part I covers basic information about pediatric and neonatal anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, emergency room and operating room procedures and surgery. Chapters on general anesthetic procedures in emergency rooms, operational theatres and common surgeries.

Part II covers advanced topics for practicing healthcare professionals which include anesthesia for patients with a range of common and uncommon comorbidities, considerations for critically-ill patients, genetic disorders, pain management, COVID-19 guidelines for anesthesia, patient safety and research.

Key features:

- Basic and advanced information about pediatric and neonatal anesthesia covered in 25 chapters over two parts

- Simple and organized presentation for learners

- Contributions by expert clinicians and researchers

- Special topics included such as considerations for patients with comorbidities and genetic disorders

- References for further reading

- Detailed illustrations and tables

The text is an essential reference for scholars and professionals affiliated with general anesthesiology and surgery specialties at all levels who want to understand anesthesia for pediatric patients.


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Bharathi Gourkanti
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List of Contributors

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Anatomy and Physiology

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Rachel Koehler, Pravin Taneja, Nathalie Peiris
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Pediatric Pharmacology and Fluid Management

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Shaharyar Ahmad, Grace Dippo
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Pediatric Operating Room Setup

- Pp. 63-106 (44)
Bharathi Gourkanti*, Marlo DiDonna, Rosemary De La Cruz
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Preoperative Evaluation and Planning

- Pp. 107-140 (34)
Fatimah Habib, Kathleen Kwiatt
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Induction, Maintenance, and Emergence

- Pp. 141-155 (15)
Aysha Hasan, Andrea Gomez-Morad, Arvind Chandrankantan
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PACU Management and Emergence Delirium

- Pp. 156-181 (26)
Malgorzata Lutwin-Kawalec, Sheaba Varghese, Dinesh K. Choudhry
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Emergency Intubation and Difficult Airway Management

- Pp. 182-201 (20)
Nathalie Peiris, Pravin Taneja
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Pediatric Trauma Patient

- Pp. 202-237 (36)
Kathleen Kwiatt, Fatimah Habib
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Pediatric and Neonatal Resuscitation

- Pp. 238-255 (18)
Melissa Lester, Grace Dippo
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Pediatric Emergency Surgeries

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Michael R. Schwartz, Yue Monica Li
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Neonatal Emergency Surgeries

- Pp. 287-320 (34)
Yue Monica Li, Michael Schwartz
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Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia

- Pp. 321-345 (25)
Abraham G. Oommen, Mark A. Dobish, Manish Purohit
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Non-operating Room Pediatric Anesthesia

- Pp. 346-361 (16)
Ian Brotman, Sindhu Samba
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Anesthesia For Common Pediatric Surgical Procedures

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Sabina DiCindio, Mary Theroux
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Subject Index

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