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Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease
Edition 4 (2023)
Dean Andropoulos, Emad Mossad, Erin Gottlieb
An Extensive Reference Work Detailing the Procedures, Knowledge, and Approaches in Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease In the 4th edition of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, a distinguished group of expert authors in congenital heart disease from all over the world provide a thorough, comprehensive and fully updated overview of the specifics of congenital heart disease (CHD), and the intricacies involved with administering anesthetic care to patients who suffer from the myriad of lesions encompassed by CHD. In the seven years since the 3rd Edition of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease was published, an explosion of new procedures, approaches, and patients eligible for anesthetic care has occurred. The goal of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, Fourth Edition is to help readers understand all of the recent advancements and developments in the field while also imparting a foundation of essential historical knowledge. The book contains new chapters that reflect exciting new approaches in this rapidly changing field, and also includes: Updated information in the chapter Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Mechanical Support of the Circulation, reflecting the increasing prominence of these patients in CHD care New chapters on Informatics and Artificial Intelligence, Genetic Syndromes, Point of Care Ultrasound, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Congenital Heart Disease Thorough updates of all chapters with many new figures and tables, and hundreds of new recent references provide up to date information Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, Fourth Edition serves as a thorough and in-depth reference work and is an essential resource for practitioners providing perioperative care to CHD patients.

Anesthesia for Genetic, Metabolic, and Dysmorphic Syndromes of Childhood
Edition 3 (2015)
Victor Baum, Jennifer O'Flaherty
Using a quick-reference, encyclopedic format, Anesthesia for Genetic, Metabolic, and Dysmorphic Syndromes of Childhood, 3rd Edition, presents the anesthetic implications of a plethora of distinct syndromes, with up-to-date information, complete and current bibliographies, and more than 140 clinical photographs. You’ll find practical information on common and uncommon manifestations in the major anatomic areas, as well as what you need to know for safe and effective anesthesia of both children and adults. Key Features: Presents each syndrome in an easy-to-follow format: name, synonym(s), and common and uncommon manifestations in each organ system, followed by anesthetic considerations, including which syndromes have no anesthetic implications. Lists syndromes and synonyms alphabetically, and cross-references synonyms for quick look-up. Incorporates an overview of the pathology and relevant clinical findings for each syndrome, and highlights considerations in perioperative management. Features a helpful glossary at the beginning of the book, as well as diagrams that review pertinent biochemical pathways. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: 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

Anesthetic Management for the Pediatric Airway: Advanced Approaches and Techniques
Edition 1 (2019)
Diego Preciado, Susan Verghese
The advancement of tactics used in managing pediatric airway disorders can be attributed to an overall growth of collective knowledge among medical health professionals. This book is designed to sustain that growth of knowledge, with 18 chapters of insight and information by distinguished medical experts in both pediatric anesthesia and pediatric otolaryngology. It concisely and thoroughly covers topics such as subglottic stenosis, pharyngeal airway obstruction, laryngeal airway obstruction, obesity and sleep apnea and thoracic airway obstruction, among others. Chapters include scenarios where the skills and expertise of both anesthesiologists and otolaryngologists are being continually tested; the use of newer drugs and repurposing of older drugs; the combination of smaller amounts of different types of sedatives while avoiding intra-op narcotics and maintaining spontaneous ventilation are described in detail; Finally, a comprehensive review of new research emerging about ultra-rapid narcotics metabolizers among patients, making them more susceptible to medications, such as codeine, along with the latest information on the purported potential neurodevelopmental toxicity of some anesthetic agents are also included. Working as both an educational tool and a practical resource, medical practitioners, students and educators will find this text to be a valuable tool for the safely managing the pediatric patient undergoing anesthesia for difficult airway scenarios.

A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 2 (2015)
Robert Holzman, Thomas Mancuso, David Polaner
Part of the highly popular Practical Approach to Anesthesia series, this new edition combines the comprehensive depth of a textbook and the user-friendly features of a practical handbook. Focusing on clinical issues in pediatric anesthesia, it contains the in-depth information you need for daily practice and study, presented in a concise, bulleted format for quick reference. With its emphasis on developmental aspects of pediatric anesthesia, numerous illustrations and tables, and methodical approach to decision making, this updated reference is an invaluable resource for anyone involved with anesthesia of children. Key Features Features new chapters on vascular biology and vascular anomalies, healing and recovery in pediatric surgery, and training and education in pediatric anesthesia. All existing chapters have been fully updated to keep you up to date. Covers key issues of growth and development – anatomic, physiologic, and pharmacologic – that form the basis for a better understanding of pediatric anesthesia. Discusses the approach to the pediatric patient, clinical and operational aspects of pediatric anesthesia, anesthetic management of normalities and abnormalities of each organ system, and special situations such as fetal surgery, anesthesia outside the operating room, and trauma. Provides a clear understanding of anomalies, embryology, anatomy, and surgery so that you’re well prepared to choose the best induction, maintenance, and emergence techniques, as well as make informed monitoring and equipment decisions. Presents information in a bulleted, outline format for easy reference and review. 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

A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children
Edition 6 (2018)
Charles Cote, Jerrold Lerman, Brian Anderson
Covering everything from preoperative evaluation to neonatal emergencies to the PACU, A Practice of Anesthesia in Infants and Children, 6th Edition, features state-of-the-art advice on the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to young patients. It reviews underlying scientific information, addresses preoperative assessment and anesthesia management in detail, and provides guidelines for postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures. Comprehensive in scope and thoroughly up to date, this 6th Edition delivers unsurpassed coverage of every key aspect of pediatric anesthesia. Includes a laminated pocket reference guide inside – also available as an expanded online version ("Pedi Anesth" from the Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland, NZ). Features key references at the end of each chapter that provide a quick summary for review. Presents must-know information on standards, techniques, and the latest advances in pediatric anesthesia from global experts. Provides access to a video library of 70 pediatric anesthesia procedures – 35 are new! Videos include demonstrations on managing the difficult pediatric airway, cardiac assist devices in action, new positioning devices, management of burn injuries, and many demonstrations of ultra-sound guided regional anesthesia blocks and techniques. Features extensive revisions of all chapters with many new contributors, and numerous new figures and tables throughout. Introduces new drugs such as those used to premedicate children and facilitate emergence from anesthesia, plus an up-to-date discussion of the drug approval process and detailed information on opioid safety for children with obstructive sleep. Includes new chapters on pharmacogenomic implications of drugs in children and the anesthetic implications when caring for children with cancer. Offers up-to-date information on the management of emergence agitation, sleep-disordered breathing, neonatal and pediatric emergencies, and the obese child and bariatric surgery. The Essentials chapters, with extensive input from pediatrician experts, provide the latest information concerning hematology, pulmonology, oncology, hepatology, nephrology, and neurology. Contains significant updates on perioperative fluid management, pharmacology, intravenous anesthesia and target controlled infusions, cystic fibrosis, new interventional devices for children with congenital heart defects, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, simulation in pediatric anesthesia, and much more. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Case Studies in Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 1 (2019)
Adam Adler, Arvind Chandrakantan, Ronald Litman
Pediatric anesthesiologists will encounter numerous challenges when caring for children as their work involves more than simply adjusting drug dosages and equipment for smaller patients. In response, this practical book provides clinical guidance in an easily-accessible and digestible question-answer format. Case Studies in Pediatric Anesthesia reviews the entire breadth of pediatric anesthesia and pain management, taking a case-based approach. Each chapter commences with a clinical case or scenario, guiding the reader through a tailored discussion. The chapters review the pathophysiology, anesthetic techniques and surgical and perioperative considerations. High quality tables and figures feature throughout to help solidify key concepts. The chapters are prepared to be read in isolation and for reference when appropriate. Case Studies in Pediatric Anesthesia is aimed at anesthesiologists of all levels, from the trainee on their first pediatric rotation, to the pediatric fellow preparing for boards examination to the seasoned clinician.

Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia: A Case-Based Handbook
Edition 1 (2012)
Kenneth Goldschneider, Andrew Davidson, Eric Wittkugel, Adam Skinner
Through 71 case presentations, Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia covers the field of pediatric anesthesiology with a practical, point-of-care approach. Each concisely written case is organized by introduction, learning objectives, case presentation, discussion, summary, annotated references, and further reading. In a style akin to the oral board examinations, discussions are framed as questions and answers to encourage thorough analysis and understanding by the reader. Key words are highlighted to emphasize important points, and annotated references allow for further exploration of topics. Multiple approaches often exist for the care of children in any given situation, so various options are discussed when appropriate with advantages and disadvantages closely examined. Since questions posed by real-life clinical situations call for active thinking, this case-based book promotes the same evaluation and decision-making skills required of the pediatric anesthesia clinician.

Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiology
Edition 1 (2019)
Kai Matthes, Herodotus Ellinas
A new textbook of pediatric anesthesiology – modeled after the bestselling Morgan and Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology Filling a void in the anesthesiology literature, this new text delivers streamlined yet comprehensive discussion of the unique aspects and considerations necessary to successfully manage pediatric patients. For each procedure covered, there is a review of equipment, technique, alternatives, and ways to manage complications or troubleshoot errors. A complete multi-media resource, LANGE Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiology includes a link to 50 videos depicting key pediatric anesthetic procedures. This unique resource is ideal for trainees and practitioners who have limited time and need a solution to a specific clinical problem. Sections include: Basic Science, Pharmacology, Anesthetic Practice, Procedures, and Special Considerations.

Condensed Review of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Edition 1 (2013)
Christopher Estrada, Stephen Stayer, David Mann, Nicholas Carling, Nihar Patel, Paul Hopkins
This text began as an internal project at Texas Children’s Hospital to provide a condensed, up to date, review of pediatric anesthesia for our fellows and faculty to have an easy to read reference on a large variety of topics. We have been very pleased with the quality of the writing, and therefore decided to publish this material as an ebook so that others who provide pediatric anesthesia have access to this quality material. The authors practice full-time pediatric anesthesiology at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas; or have a direct relationship to our department (former fellows). We have chosen to publish this as an ebook so that we can easily update the text to meet the needs of our rapidly advancing specialty.

Essentials of Anesthesia for Infants and Neonates
Edition 1 (2018)
Mary Ellen McCann, Christine Greco, Kai Matthes
It is estimated that 1.5 million infants undergo surgery and anesthesia in the USA each year. However, there are serious concerns within the pediatric anesthesia community regarding the safety of anaesthesia in infants and children. There is mounting evidence from animal studies that anesthetics in common clinical use are neurotoxic to the developing brain and cause long-term neurobehavioral abnormalities. Essentials of Anesthesia for Infants and Neonates provides a comprehensive guide to the special needs of infants undergoing anesthesia. It focuses on the first year of life, the time when anesthesia mortality and morbidity is highest. Chapters are illustrated in color throughout, and include sections on newborn physiology for anesthetic management, specific procedures, pain management, and topics such as regional anesthesia and sedation. Written by nationally recognized experts, this book will become an invaluable point of reference for any physician interested in pain management in the first year of life.

Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Edition 1 (2014)
Alan Kaye, Charles Fox, James Diaz
Numerous studies indicate that outcomes for pediatric patients are improved when the anesthesia caregiver has advanced training and knowledge of pediatric anesthesiology. Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesiology is a unique new handbook, providing a clinically relevant and easy-to-read review of all key topics in this important field. Written and edited by leading pediatric anesthesia physicians, each chapter takes a consistent approach, guaranteeing this book is user-friendly and authoritative throughout. Topics include physiology, anatomy, equipment, a comprehensive overview of relevant disease states, and special topics such as regional anesthesia, complications, and anesthesia for remote locations. Numerous diagrams, tables and figures help to organize the information for easy reference. Whether you choose to dip into a particular chapter or read the book cover to cover, Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesiology is a valuable review book for all residents, fellows and clinical practitioners needing to improve or refresh their understanding of pediatric anesthesia management.

Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care
Edition 6 (2021)
Jerry Zimmerman, Alexandre Rotta
In the highly specialized field of caring for children in the PICU, Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care is the definitive reference for all members of the pediatric intensive care team. Drs. Jerry J. Zimmerman and Alexandre T. Rotta, along with an expert team of editors and contributors from around the world, have carefully updated the 6th Edition of this highly regarded text to bring you the most authoritative and useful information on today’s pediatric critical care―everything from basic science to clinical applications Contains highly readable, concise chapters with hundreds of useful photos, diagrams, algorithms, and clinical pearls. Uses a clear, logical, organ-system approach that allows you to focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities. Features more international authors and expanded coverage of global topics including pandemics, sepsis treatment in underserved communities, specific global health concerns by region. Covers current trends in sepsis-related mortality and acute care after sepsis, as well as new device applications for pediatric patients. Provides ultrasound videos and more than 500 board-style review questions and answers on Expert Consult. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 6 (2020)
George Gregory, Dean Andropoulos
As the field pediatric anesthesia advances and expands, so too does the gamut of challenges that are faced by today’s anesthesiologists. Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia aims to fully prepare trainees and experienced professionals for modern practice by equipping them with the knowledge and cutting-edge techniques necessary to safely and successfully anesthetize children for a range of different surgeries and other procedures. Supporting their work with current data and evidence, the authors explore topics including basic principles, potential complications, and best practice, and illustrate their findings with detailed case studies that cover all major subspecialties. This essential new edition includes access to illustrative videos and features new and expanded sections, such as: Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery complications including postoperative blindness Robotic surgery for Pediatric Urological Procedures Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease (new chapter) Extensive additional ultrasound images for regional anesthesia Neonatal Resuscitation The Pediatric Surgical Home and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (new chapter) Now in its sixth edition, Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia continues to provide reliable and easy-to-follow guidance to all anesthesiologists caring for younger patients.

Handbook of Critical Incidents and Essential Topics in Pediatric Anesthesiology
Edition 1 (2014)
David Young, Olutoyin Olutoye
This practical handbook is the first resource written by practicing pediatric anesthesiologists that provides the reader with a bedside reference for managing critical incidents and for effectively mastering the key topics within pediatric anesthesiology. The first main section of the book addresses critical incidents related to the anesthetic management of pediatric patients. Listed in alphabetical order to allow rapid retrieval by the reader, each Critical Incident follows a concise, standardized format, covering presentation, risk factors, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, management, and prevention. The second section consists of nearly 100 Essential Topics. Bullet points, key phrases and tables provide a focused and efficient review format. Written and edited by experts from top children's hospitals, this is an essential resource for residents and fellows seeking to master the key topics, as well as a valuable quick-reference handbook for more experienced anesthesiologists caring for pediatric patients.

Handbook of Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 1 (2014)
Philipp Houck, Manon Hache, Lena Sun
Sharpen your clinical decision-making skills with this concise handbook of anesthesia care for children Written by the pediatric anesthesia faculty at Columbia University Medical Center, Handbook of Pediatric Anesthesia is a succinct guide to the practice of clinical anesthesia in neonates, infants, children, and adolescents. Each of the 89 chapters is devoted to a specific illness or disorder and is presented in a consistent, easy-access design. Every chapter includes a case description, perioperative considerations, anesthetic management, postoperative considerations, controversies, and surgical concerns for the illness discussed. Covering the entire breadth of the specialty, Handbook of Pediatric Anesthesia is an outstanding introductory text and an essential review for pediatric anesthesia board certification and recertification. It is especially valuable to residents and trainees as well as practicing anesthesiologists who do not manage pediatric cases on a regular basis. The book concludes with detailed appendices, including a Pediatric Critical Event Checklist and a Pediatric Drug Guide.

Hatch & Sumner's Textbook of Paediatric Anaesthesia
Edition 3 (2007)
Robert Bingham, Adrian Lloyd Thomas, Michael Sury
Hatch and Sumner's Paediatric Anaesthesia is a thorough revision and update of the extremely popular 'Paediatric Anaesthesia' by Edward Sumner and David Hatch. A new editorial team has carefully revised the text and developed it into a concise textbook that provides all the information that a trainee or practising paediatric anaesthetist should know. Thoroughly comprehensive, yet concise and manageable in size, this book is entirely practical and relevant, presenting all the newest information on the conditions and potential problems seen in every day practice. Each chapter has been thoroughly revisited by existing and new contributors from a global community of experts and the result is an invaluable reference work that will be a continual source of information for any paediatric anaesthetist.

Manual of Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 7 (2016)
Jerrold Lerman, David Steward, Charles Cote
Authored by three world experts, this is a clinically focused book on pediatric anesthesia. "The Manual", as it is known, has long dominated the market for a succinct and practical resource on administering anesthesia to children and is used by residents, general anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and pediatric anesthesiologists. This new edition retains the basic structure of the book and is updated throughout. Text-heavy in the current edition, the Seventh Edition features the addition of figures to chapters where they are especially helpful (eg, the chapter on cardiovascular surgery and cardiac procedures) and makes greater use of headings to break up the text and guide reading. From reviews of the Sixth Edition:"​This is an extremely well written book that I would recommend highly to anyone involved in anaesthetizing children. It is comprehensive enough to provide an excellent reference for trainees and general anaesthetists who occasionally deal with paediatric cases, while at the same time giving valuable supplemental information for paediatric anaesthetists encountering an unusual procedure or condition. In short, this is a book that would make a welcome addition to any anaesthetist's mobile library." --Anaesthesia

Pediatric Anesthesia
Edition 1 (2011)
Bruno Bissonnette
No longer merely a subspecialty, pediatric anesthesia is now a professional entity in its own right, as is amply demonstrated in this comprehensive addition to the medical and surgical literature. Pediatric Anesthesia: Basic Principles State of the Art Future comprises the contributions of 150 experts in the field from all over the world, providing this book with a truly global perspective. This textbook will help anesthesiologists already interested in pediatric anesthesia to the knowledge and skills inherent to the safe practice of anesthesia for infants and children. KEY FEATURES Most extensive source of information on pediatric anesthesia in the medical and surgical literature. Organized into six sections: (1) Developmental Considerations; (2) Pharmacology; (3) Anesthesia Management and Techniques: (4) Special Monitoring and Resuscitation Techniques; (5) Anesthetic, Surgical, and Interventional Procedures: Considerations; (6) Specific Considerations

Pediatric Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review
Edition 1 (2015)
T. Anthony Anderson, Kai Matthes, Anjolie Laubach, Ellen Wang
Pediatric Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid. It contains more than 800, realistic, multiple-choice questions tailored to the keywords in the outline of the Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification Examination published by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). To maximize reading efficiency, annotated answers are followed by bulleted key facts and key references. With this book as guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the written primary certification pediatric anesthesiology board exam.

Pediatric Anesthesiology Review: Clinical Cases for Self-Assessment
Edition 3 (2021)
Robert Holzman, Thomas Mancuso, Joseph Cravero, James DiNardo
This book functions as a workbook for consultants in pediatric anesthesia. Based on a curriculum developed at the Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, the content illustrates the breadth and depth of the practice of pediatric anesthesia. Organized into two parts, the book seeks to provide a sense of progression and feedback using clinical scenarios to aid the medical professional in developing autonomy, while preserving the availability of expert level discussion. Each chapter features self-assessments in question and answer format, and encourages the reader to be creative in their responses by invoking not only their clinical knowledge, but their philosophical views of pediatric anesthesia practice as well. Practical and accessible, The Pediatric Anesthesiology Review is an essential resource for those looking to attain proficiency, expertise, and mastery in pediatric anesthesiology.

Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children
Edition 10 (2021)
Peter Davis, Franklyn Cladis
Written and edited by renowned experts in pediatric anesthesia, Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children provides clear, concise guidance on effective perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. The 10th Edition contains significantly revised content throughout, bringing you fully up to date with recent advances in clinical and basic science that have led to changes in today’s clinical practice. Offers comprehensive coverage of physiology, pharmacology, and clinical anesthetic management of infants and children of all ages. Contains new chapters on Airway Physiology and Development, Normal and Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound, Acute Pain Management, Chronic Pain Management, Palliative Pain Management, Infectious Diseases, and Education; plus extensively revised content on cardiovascular physiology; induction, maintenance, and recovery; organ transplantation, and more. Features more than 100 video demonstrations, including regional anesthesia videos, echocardiograms of congenital heart lesions, anatomic dissections of various congenital heart specimens with audio explanations, various pediatric surgical operative procedures, airway management, and much more. Provides outstanding visual guidance throughout, including full-color photographs, drawings, graphs and charts, and radiographic images. Includes quick-reference appendices online: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Provides an interactive question bank online for review and self-assessment. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Syndromes: Rapid Recognition and Perioperative Implications
Edition 2 (2019)
Bruno Bissonnette, Igor Luginbuehl, Thomas Engelhardt
Your one-stop resource for all major genetic syndromes and important anesthetic, diagnostic, and pharmacological considerations 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is a nearly exhaustive compilation of over 4,500 pediatric syndromes and their impact on perioperative management....I have not come across a book that covers this subject as completely and makes referencing as easy as this one does. It is truly an essential text for those providing operative care to children who have syndromic diseases."--Doody's Review Service The ultimate desk reference for anesthesiologists, pediatricians, geneticists, and internists, Syndromes provides convenient A-Z coverage of more than 2,000 genetic, metabolic, and dysmorphic conditions. Extensive cross-referencing of synonyms, variations, and international names leads to over 4,500 entries in all!. An encyclopedic dictionary of every genetic syndrom known to humankind Includes synonyms, variations and international names--more than 4,500 cross-referenced syndromes in all 180 photographs illustrate manifestations and common presentations Standardized, two-column rapid retrieval template For each syndrome, from Aarskog to Zellweger Syndrome, you'll find a succinct "snapshot" of clinical information that includes: "At a Glance" Description Incidence Genetic Inheritance Pathophysiology Diagnosis Clinical Aspects Precautions before Anesthesia Anesthetic Considerations Pharmacological Implications Other Conditions to be Considered

The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook
Edition 1 (2017)
Viviane Nasr, James DiNardo
Written by an expert author team at the renowned Boston Children's Hospital, USA, The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the anesthetic management of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease. This book is divided into two parts. The first part provides an introduction to the basic assessment of patients, including cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology and the underlying concepts in coronary heart disease, preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and interpretation of cardiac catheterization data. The second part of the book addresses disorders and diseases in a templated manner covering the anatomical and physiological features, surgical therapies, anesthetic approach and postoperative management. Chapters on the heart and heart and lung transplantation consider the additional complexities of those patients and anesthetic considerations for non-cardiac surgery after heart transplantation. The anesthesiologist caring for patients with congenital heart disease faces a myriad of challenges in the perioperative management of these complex individuals. This book provides: A concise and easily referable guide ideal for use during anesthesiology residency training and fellowships. A templated chapter layout ideal for easy referral by wider members of the multidisciplinary team, such as cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, perfusionists, and surgeons. Helpful illustrations and a bulleted content for rapid reference. Guidelines on specific lesions for the pediatric anesthesiologist caring for cardiac patients presenting for non-cardiac surgery. This book is a valuable resource for all anesthesiology and cardiac critical care providers who manage patients with congenital heart disease, and an ideal study aid.