Key Features

  • Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ensure the application of modern principles of care.
  • Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal medicine from all over the world.
  • Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios.
  • Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.

Table of Contents

Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia, 5E

Contents

Part 1 Introduction

1. The History of Obstetric Anesthesia

Part 2 Maternal and Fetal Physiology

2. Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy

3. Uteroplacental Blood Flow

4. The Placenta: Anatomy, Physiology, and Transfer of Drugs

5. Fetal Physiology

Part 3 Fetal and Neonatal Assessment and Therapy

6. Antepartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy

7. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery and Other Intrauterine Procedures

8. Intrapartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy

9. Neonatal Assessment and Resuscitation

10. Fetal and Neonatal Neurologic Injury

Part 4 Foundations in Obstetric Anesthesia

11. Patient Safety and Team Training

David J. Birnbach and Eduardo Salas

12. Spinal, Epidural and Caudal Anesthesia: Anatomy, Physiology, and Technique

Naveen Nathan and Cynthia Wong

13. Local Anesthetics and Opioids

Brenda A. Bucklin and Alan C. Santos

Part 5 Anesthesia Before and During Delivery

14. Pharmacology and Nonanesthetic Drugs during Pregnancy and Lactation

15. In Vitro Fertilization and Other Assisted Reproductive Technology

16. Problems of Early Pregnancy

17. Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy

Part 6 Labor and Vaginal Delivery

18. Obstetric Management of Labor and Vaginal Delivery

19. Trial of Labor and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery

20. The Pain of Childbirth and Its Effect on the Mother and the Fetus

21. Childbirth Preparation and Nonpharmacologic Analgesia

22. Systemic Analgesia:

Details

No. of pages:
1328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323113748
eBook ISBN:
9780323313926
eBook ISBN:
9780323358118
Print ISBN:
9781455748662

About the authors

Warwick D Ngan Kee

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor

Yaakov Beilin

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics, Gynecolory and Reproductive Science, Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York

Jill Mhyre

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Director or Research, Obstetric Anesthesia, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan