Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323341257, 9780323388702

Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children

9th Edition

Editors: Peter Davis Franklyn Cladis
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323341257
eBook ISBN: 9780323388702
eBook ISBN: 9780323388696
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd December 2016
Page Count: 1424

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Now thoroughly up to date with new chapters and new multimedia resources, Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 9th Edition, by Drs. Peter Davis and Franklyn Cladis, covers the information you need to provide effective perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Leading experts in pediatric anesthesia bring you up to date with every aspect of both basic science and clinical practice, helping you incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice.

Key Features

  • Quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes.
  • Outstanding visual guidance in full color throughout the book.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

PART I Basic Principles and Physiology

1. Special Characteristics of Pediatric Anesthesia


2. Behavioral Development


3. Respiratory Physiology


4. Cardiovascular Physiology


5. Regulation of Fluids and Electrolytes


6. Thermoregulation


PART II Pharmacology

7. Developmental Pharmacology


8. Intravenous Agents


9. Inhaled Anesthetic Agents


10. Local Anesthetic Agents


11. Opioids


12. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents


13. Anesthetic Adjuncts


PART III General Approach

14. Psychological Aspects of Pediatric Anesthesia


15. Preoperative Preparation


16. Equipment


17. Monitoring


18. Airway Management


19. Induction, Maintenance, and Recovery


20. Blood Conservation and Transfusion Medicine


21. Pain Management


22. Regional Anesthesia


PART IV Clinical Management of Specialized Surgical Problems

23. Neonatology for Anesthesiologists


24. Anesthesia for General Surgery in the Neonate


25. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery


26. Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease


27. Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia: Non-Bypass Procedures


28. Anesthesia for Neurosurgery


29. Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery


30. Anesthesia for General Abdominal and Urologic Surgery


31. Anesthesia for Pediatric Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery


32. Anesthesia for Pediatric Plastic Surgery


33. Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery


34. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery


35. Anesthesia for Organ Transplantation


36. Anesthesia for Conjoined Twins


37. Anesthesia for the Pediatric Trauma Patient


38. Anesthesia for Burn Injuries


39. Anesthesia for Pediatric Dentistry


40. Anesthesia and Sedation for Pediatric Procedures Outside the Operating Room


41. Pediatric Sedation


42. Anesthesia for Same-Day Surgery


43. Anesthesia for Surgical Missions


PART V Systemic Disorders and Associated Problems

44. Endocrine Disorders


45. Respiratory Disorders


46. Cardiovascular Disorders


47. Hematology and Coagulation Disorders


48. Oncologic Disorders


49. Genetic Muscle Disorders


50. Malignant Hyperthermia


51. Pediatric Obesity


52. Special Pediatric Disorders


53. Dermatology for the Anesthesiologist


PART VI Critical Care in Pediatric Anesthesia

54. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


55. Critical Care Medicine


56. Cardiac Intensive Care Unit


57. Safety and Outcome in Pediatric Anesthesia


58. History of Pediatric Anesthesia


59. Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects


60. Statistics



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About the Editors

Peter Davis

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Franklyn Cladis

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania