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A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 4th Edition

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Extensively revised and updated, and in full-color throughout, the new edition of this popular text delivers practical advice on the safe, effective administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children. More than 50 internationally renowned expertsand a brand-new editordiscuss standard techniques as well as the very latest advances in pediatric anesthesiology, keeping you on the cusp of today's best practices. Chapter after chapter, you'll find authoritative guidance on everything from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU, as well as more than 1,000 illustrations that clarify concepts. And, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated 4th edition comes with access to the complete fully searchable contents online as well as video clips of pediatric anesthesia procedures, pediatric drug dosage calculators, extended references, and downloadable images for use in electronic presentations.

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New to This Edition

    • Includes access to the complete fully searchable contents online as well as video clips of pediatric anesthesia procedures, pediatric drug dosage calculators, extended references, and downloadable images.
    • Discusses the full range of pediatric anesthesiology from preoperative evaluation through neonatal emergencies to the PACU to prepare you for any situation you encounter.
    • Incorporates sweeping revisions and updates throughout, including new chapters on congenital heart disease, conscious sedation, and anesthesia in developing countries that keep you apprised of the latest techniques and procedures.
    • Features a new editor, Dr. Jerrold Lerman, who contributes a wealth of experience in pediatric anesthesiology.
    • Provides new insights from neonatologists and neonatal pharmacologists who give you a clear, up-to-date picture of the pharmacologic responses of neonates.
    • Incorporates numerous figures and tables throughout for easy retention of information.
    • Presents a new full-color format and hundreds of new color illustrations that clarify complex principles of techniques.

Key Features

    • Reviews underlying scientific information and addresses preoperative assessment and anesthesia management in detail to help you make better informed decisions.
    • Provides guidelines for postoperative care, emergencies, and special procedures in one single source for your reference convenience.

Published Reviews

    “No anaesthesia department should be without a copy.”—British Journal of Anaesthesia, review of the last edition.

    "This edition has expanded the number of chapters and uses color-coded sections for easy navigation. The wide range of specialists brings impressive breadth and depth of expertise...This comprehensive guide to anesthesia for infants and children provides valuable expertise for all clinicians practicing in the field."-- DOODY'S BOOK REVIEW, 5 Stars

Author Information

    By Charles J. Cote, MD, Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Director of Clinical Research, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Jerrold Lerman, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA; and I. David Todres, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Ethics Unit, MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

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A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 4th Edition
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 1192 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3134-5
  • Next Edition ISBN:
    978-1-4377-2792-0
  • Copyright: 2009