Anesthesia and the Fetus

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Yehuda Ginosar, Felicity Reynolds, Stephen H. Halpern, Carl Weiner
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 20, 2012 - Medical - 424 pages

Anesthesia and the Fetus integrates into one volume the multidisciplinary components of:

  • fetal development
  • fetal pharmacology
  • assessments of fetal and neonatal outcome
  • anesthesia and analgesia during pregnancy
  • anesthesia and analgesia during labor
  • ethics and law

Written by an internationally renowned group of clinicians and scientists, Anesthesia and the Fetus provides a contemporary guide and reference to the role of anesthesia, and the anesthesiologist, in protecting the mother and her unborn child during pregnancy.

 

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Contents

Cover
Preface
vi
Maternal physiological adaptations to pregnancy
xxxv
Placental respiratory gas exchange
xlvii
Blood flow regulation of fetal organs
lxvi
Fetal responses to hypoxia
lxxiii
Pharmacokinetics in pregnancy
ix
normal transition from intra
ix
Summary
25
Effects on the fetus of general versus regional
25
effects on the fetus
25
Effects on the fetus of maternal oxygen administration
39
Effects on the fetus of maternal position during
47
Effects on the fetus of systemic vs neuraxial analgesia
61
The effects on the fetus of early versus late regional
74
Regional analgesia maternal fever and its effect on
81

Assessments of Fetal Wemoem m
xvi
the Fetus
xxi
Imaging of the fetus and the uteroplacental blood
xxxvi
Fetal heart rate monitoring
l
Fetal acidbase monitoring
lxviii
Fetal pulse oximetry
lxxviii
Neonatal assessment and prediction of neonatal
xc
Interventions Anesthesia
xcix
Anesthesia and analgesia for assisted reproduction
xcix
Substance abuse and pregnancy
xcix
Intrauterine fetal procedures for congenital anomalies
cvii
Effects on the fetus of maior maternal anesthetic
3
Compromised Fetus thj Ccmpromised
11
Multiple pregnancy
23
the compromised fetus
35
Fetal distress
48
Maternal trauma
71
Maternal resuscitation and perimortem cesarean
37
ethics
69
Maternalfetal research in pregnancy
86
Index
98
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Yehuda Ginosar, BSc, MBBS, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Felicity Reynolds, MD, FRCA, FRCOG, one time St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

Stephen Halpern, MD, MSc, University of Toronto , Toronto, Canada

Carl P. Weiner, MD, MBA, FACOG, University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA

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