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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

Chapter 2: Growth and Development

Chapter 3: Perioperative Behavior Stress in Children

Chapter 4: Preoperative Evaluation, Premedication, and Induction of Anesthesia

Chapter 5: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Section II: Drug and Fluid Therapy

Chapter 6: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Drugs Used in Children

Chapter 7: Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-Controlled Infusion

Chapter 8: Fluid Management

Chapter 9: Essentials of Hematology

Chapter 10: Strategies for Blood Product Management and Reducing Transfusions

Section III: The Chest

Chapter 11: Essentials of Pulmonology

Chapter 12: The Pediatric Airway

Chapter 13: Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

Section IV: The Heart

Chapter 14: Essentials of Cardiology

Chapter 15: Anesthesia for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

Chapter 16: Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology

Chapter 17: Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Management

Chapter 18: Medications for Hemostasis

Chapter 19: Mechanical Circulatory Support

Chapter 20: Interventional Cardiology

Chapter 21: Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

Section V: The Brain and Glands

Chapter 22: Essentials of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

Chapter 23: Surgery, Anesthesia, and the Immature Brain

Chapter 24: Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia

Chapter 25: Essentials of Endocrinology

Section VI: The Abdomen

Chapter 26: Essentials of Nephrology

Chapter 27: General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery

Chapter 28: Essentials of Hepatology

Chapter 29: Organ Transplantation

Section VII: Other Surgeri

Details

No. of pages:
1168
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437727920
Electronic ISBN:
9780323325622