Principles and Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

by Snehalata H Dhayagude, Nandini M Dave

The purpose of this book “Principles and Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia” is to provide a clear roadmap for understanding principles and practical approach to pediatric anesthesia. This book is divided into six sections and comprises of total 40 chapters. In the first section of “basic principles”, along with anatomical growth and physiological characteristics at various stages of development and essentials of pharmacology, we have intentionally included chapters on pediatric chest X-ray and electrocardiogram. In the second section of “anesthetic management” the entire process of anesthetizing a child, from the evaluation of physical status, along with anesthesia techniques and monitoring, fluid and transfusion therapy, various methods of pain management, including regional techniques, ventilation strategies are compiled in detail. In the third section of “subspecialty anesthesia”, the authors have detailed current perspectives of anesthetic management in different surgical branches along with chapters devoted to anesthesia in remote locations and also in the neonate for various surgical procedures. The fourth section on “special problems and situations” comprises of a chapter dealing with management of common medical conditions anesthesiologists face in day-to-day practice written by pediatricians, and a chapter on anesthetic management of some rare and some not so rare conditions needing special considerations. The fifth section on “anesthetic techniques” includes a chapter on vascular access describing indications, safe techniques and complications and a chapter on ultrasound-guided regional blocks with good compilation of appropriate pictures. The sixth section on “notes on allied topics” offers pertinent information on safety and quality, ethical issues and utility of simulation in pediatric anesthesia.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Dhayagude Snehalata H
Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Dave Nandini M Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789385891700
Speciality Pediatrics, Anesthesiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12905
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 586
Book Type Professional


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