Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia

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George A. Gregory, Dean B. Andropoulos
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 1, 2011 - Medical - 1376 pages
Overcome the risks to ensure safe anesthesia in your young patients

The surgical options for children, from birth through adolescence, have mushroomed in recent years. The challenges to anesthetists have consequently increased in scope and complexity. The 5th edition of Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia introduces you to the basics of pediatric anesthesia, and how they are applied to contemporary practice both in and out of the operating room. The evidence-based approach is supplemented by in-depth case studies that spotlight best-practice in action across all the major subspecialties. New to this edition are:

  • Developmental physiology of individual organ systems
  • Fetal surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Post-anesthesia Care Unit management
  • Complications
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Communication, databases and electronic records

Purchase includes an enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition*. This is an interactive digital version featuring:

  • all text and images in fully searchable form
  • integrated videos of procedures
  • highlighting and note taking facilities
  • book marking
  • linking to additional references

Edited by true leaders in the field of pediatric anesthesia, with contributions from internationally renowned physicians, Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia remains the most complete resource available for your training, practice and continuing education.

*Full instructions for downloading your digital Wiley DeskTop Edition are inside the book.

 

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Contents

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5
List of Abbreviations xiii Bruce E Miller Jeanne E Hendrickson
224
Whats Best 13 Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation Anxiety Awareness and Behavior Change
273
An Introduction to the Ethical Design Conduct and 14 Pediatric Airway Management
300
Developmental Physiology of the Cardiovascular 15 Induction Maintenance and Emergence from
330
Andropoulos
381
Developmental Physiology of the Respiratory 16 Postanesthesia Care Unit Management 361 Warwick Ames Allison Kinder Ross
399
Developmental Physiology of the Central Nervous 18 Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
419
Jayant K Deshpande
757
MessingJünger
845
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896
Anesthesia and Sedation Outside the Operating
919
Genetic Syndrome
993
Quality Outcomes and Complications
1152
Development
1183
Patient Simulation and Its Use in Pediatric
1219

Pharmacology 168 19 Anesthesia for Fetal Intervention and Surgery
444
Infant
497
Patient
520
Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
569
Martin
588
Philipp J Houck
740
Anesthesia
1239
Teamwork
1279
Treatments in the Perioperative Period
1293
Pediatric Normal Laboratory Values
1300
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Dean B Andropoulos, MD, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

George A Gregory, MD, Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

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