A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia
Curtis Baysinger, Brenda Bucklin, David Gambling
Edition 2 (2016)
Successfully combining the comprehensive depth of a textbook and the user-friendly features o fa practical handbook, A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia, 2nd Edition, is a portable resource for both experienced and novice clinicians. Focusing on clinical issues in obstetric anesthesia, it uses an easy-to-follow outline format for quick reference, enhanced with numerous tables, figures, and photographs. The use of color in this edition highlights key information and improves readability for daily practice and study.
Presents the most up-to-date information available in obstetric anesthesiology, including guidance on both routine and complicated patient care.
Features new chapters on ultrasound and echocardiographic techniques, trauma, management of the opioid dependent parturient, and maternal morbidity and mortality.
Covers pharmacology and physiology, antepartum considerations, labor and delivery, postpartum issues, and disease states in obstetric patients, including a chapter on obesity and pregnancy, as well as guidelines from national organizations.
Provides Clinical Pearls throughout, as well as Key Points in each chapter and current references for further study.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
Complete content with enhanced navigation
Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice
David Chestnut, Cynthia Wong, Lawrence Tsen, Warwick Ngan Kee, Yaakov Beilin, Jill Mhyre
Edition 5 (2014)
From basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications, the meticulously updated, fifth edition of Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia. An editorial team of leading authorities presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. New chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters cover topics such as psychiatric disorders in the pregnant patient, neurologic disorders, and critical care of obstetric patients. With online access to the full text, it is an invaluable, comprehensive reference textbook for specialists in obstetric anesthesiology and obstetricians, as well as anesthesiology and obstetric residents. This book also serves as a clear, user-friendly guide for both anesthesiologists and obstetricians who are in clinical practice.
Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care.
Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world.
Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.
Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.
Stay current on the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and new chapters on topics such as patient safety and team approach, transthoracic echocardiography and noninvasive measurement of cardiac output in obstetric patients, psychiatric disorders during pregnancy, neurologic injuries, and more.
Prevent and plan for potential complications associated with the advancing age of pregnant women. An extensive, state-of-the art discussion of "critical care of obstetric patients" equips you to address any special considerations for this increasing segment.
Know exactly how to proceed. An abundance of tables and boxes illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.
Choose the best drugs available while adhering to the most recent guidelines for obstetric anesthesia.
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Alan Santos, Jonathan Epstein, Kallol Chaudhuri
Edition 1 (2015)
Understand the anesthetic management challenges of the obstetric patient with this complete primer and review
Obstetric Anesthesia is a clear, concise, and practical manual covering the basics of obstetric anesthesiology and the principles of basic management at the point of care. This essential introductory text covers the fundamental topics in an efficient and highly clinical manner. Numerous tables, bulleted lists, and text boxes highlight key issues such as common co-existing diseases and conditions that may affect anesthetic management.
Obstetric Anesthesia features thirty chapters grouped into six logical sections:
Common Co-Morbidities During Pregnancy
Trauma During Pregnancy
Enriched by contributions from practicing obstetrical anesthesiologists and renowned instructors, Obstetric Anesthesia includes the most up-to-date practice guidelines. It is a valuable clinical refresher and an outstanding board review.
Shnider and Levinson's Anesthesia for Obstetrics
Maya Suresh, B. Scott Segal, Roanne Preston, Roshan Fernando, C. LaToya Mason
Edition 5 (2012)
Now in a fully updated Fifth Edition, Shnider and Levinson's Anesthesia for Obstetrics, continues to provide the comprehensive coverage that has made it the leading reference in the field. The rising number of Cesarean births and the more advanced age of first-time mothers in the United States have brought with them an increased risk for complications, making the role of the obstetric anesthesiologist increasingly important.
Inside you’ll explore…
• Maternal and Fetal Physiology builds your understanding of placental transfer of drugs.
• Fetal Assessment covers the basics of antenatal assessment and intrapartum monitoring.
• Anesthesia and Analgesia addresses the anesthetic considerations of vaginal and Cesarean delivery.
• Neonatal Well-Being—including neonatal resuscitation and neonatal injury.
• Management of Obstetric Complications helps minimize the risks posed by abnormal positioning, intrapartum fever, and antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage.
• Management of Anesthetic Complications addresses the special problems related to obstetric anesthesia, including embolic events and intubation problems.
• Management of the Parturient with Coexisting Disorders prepares you for the special challenges faced when treating mothers with hypertensive, respiratory, endocrine, neurologic, or other disorders.
• Difficult and Failed Intubation: Strategies, Prevention, and Management of Airway-Related Catastrophes addresses the airway related maternal mortality, predictors of difficult airway and strategies to manage the unanticipated difficult airway as well as the critical airway with increasing hyoxemia.
NEW to the Fifth Edition…
• New editorial team
• New full-color format
• New sections on Assessment of the Fetus; Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery; Neonatal Well-Being: Old and New Concepts; Ethical, Medical, and Social Challenges and Issues; Maternal Safety, Difficult and Failed Intubation, Morbidity, and Mortality; and Anesthetic Considerations for Reproductive, In-Utero, and Non-Obstetric Procedures