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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.
- Takes a case based approach to allow readers to garner a thorough background on a specific subject - Contains short, digestible chapters aimed at a trainee in a busy perioperative environment to delve into pediatric specific topics - Presents information in an easily digestible question and answer format
CONTENTS: 1. Normal parameters for paediatric anesthesia 2. Pharmacology and physiology in the term neonate 3. Anesthetic neurotoxicity in children 4. Preoperative anxiety 5. Postoperative nausea and vomiting in children 6. Emergence delirium 7. Anesthesia care for the premature infant 8. Monitoring of the pediatric patient 9. Blood and transfusion 10. Asthma 11. Sepsis 12. Malignant hypothermia 13. Cystic fibrosis 14. Muscular dystrophy 15. Spinal muscular atrophy 16. Burns management 17. Pediatric trauma 18. Infant hernia repair and prevention of postoperative apnea 19. Anterior mediastinal masses 20. Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula 21. Phyloric stenosis 22. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia 23. Thoracic surgery in children 24. Abdominal masses: neuroblastoma 25. Abdominal masses: wilms tumor 26. Congenital hyperinsulinism and pancreatectomy 27. Hepatic poroenterosomy: kasai procedure 28. Liver transplantation 29. Renal transplantation 30. Myringotomy and ear tube placement/upper respiratory infection 31. Adenotonsillectomy 32. Tracheobronchial foreign body 33. Laryngotracheal reconstruction surgery 34. Thyroid surgery 35. Myelomeningocele and hydrocephalus 36. Pediatric neurological tumors 37. Epilepsy surgery 38. MoyaMoya disease 39. Cleft lip and palate 40. Craniosynostosis 41. Anesthesia for dental procedures 42. Strabismus surgery 43. Anesthesia for penile procedures 44. Bladder exstrophy 45. Anesthesia for ex utero intrapartum therapy (EXIT) 46. Midgestational fetal procedures: prenatal repair of an open neural tube defect 47. Scoliosis surgery 48. Pectus excavatum: the nuss procedure 49. Vertical expandable prosethetic titanium rib insertion 50. Pediatric epidural anesthesia 51. Upper extremity nerve blocks 52. Lower extremity nerve blocks 53. Truncal blocks 54. Local anesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST) 55. Acute postoperative pain management 56. Chronic pediatric pain 57. Distraction techniques for pediatric pain management 58. Transitional circulation 59. Patent ductus arteriosus 60. Coarctation of the aorta 61. Atrial septal defects 62. Ventricular septal defects 63. Anesthesia for cardiac catheterization 64. Tetraology of fallot 65. Transposition of the great arteries 66. Anomalous pulmonary venous return 67. Truncus arteriosus 68. Pulmonary hypertension in children 69. The fontan patient 70. Ventricular assist devices 71. Noncardiac surgery in a glenn patient