Increasingly diverse conditions now treated surgically combined with developments in technology have made the field of pediatric anesthesia more complex. Even common medical problems may give rise to difficult decisions. This has created a need for a resource that covers the latest techniques in the field. Authoritative and comprehensive, Problems in Anesthesia: Pediatric Anesthesia provides guidance for a number of problematic clinical scenarios.
Highlighting the widening scope of the field, the book contains case histories that demonstrate successes and complications for a wide range of conditions. The book disseminates practical knowledge and experience to those working in this field and paves the way for further investigation and continued advancement. The editors, internationally recognized as experts in their field, have done an excellent job of putting together a panel of contributors. The exhaustive coverage of a range of frequent and infrequent problems puts their expertise within your reach.
Table of Contents
Anaesthesia for Closure of Gastroschisis/Exophalos. Anaesthesia for Repair of Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula. Anaestheic Managmenet for Pyloromyotamy in a District General Hospital. Herniotomy in the 'Ex-premie'. Anaesthesia for the Kasai Procedure (Portoenterostomy). Anaesthesia for Repair of Cleft Palate. Muscle Biopsy in the 'Floppy Infant". Intussusception in a 6 Month Old Baby. Anaesthesia for Adenotonsillectomy in a Patient with a Total Cavopulmonary Circulation (Fontan). Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Management of an Adolescent with Chronic Knee Pain and Severer Disability. Management of Pain in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Laparoscopic Fundoplication in a Chidl with Cerebral Palsy. Craniotomy for Medulloblastoma. Nephroblastoma (Wilms' Tumour). Laser Therapy for Laryngeal Papillomas. Anaesthesia for a Child with Apert Syndrome and a Congenital Abnormality of the Hand. Multilevel Orthopaedic Surgery in a Child with Cerebral Palsy. Scoliosis Repair in a Child with Rett Syndrome. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in an Infant with a Cystic Hygroma. Empyema in a 4-year-old Boy. Day Case Anaesthesia for Orchidopexy (Including the Snotty Child). Problems in Recovery (Postanaesthesia Care Unit). The Screaming Child. Anaesthesia for Strabismus Surgery. Difficult Intubation in an 18-month-old Child. Foreign Body Aspiration. Major Orthopaedic Surgery in a Child of Jehovah's Witness Parents. Revision Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt in a Child with Spina Bifida (Complicated by Latex Allergy). Adenotonsillectomy in a 5-year-old Child with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Bronchyeal Complicating Internal Fixation of Humerus in a 3-year-old Asthmatic. Appendectomy in a Child with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus. Cholycystectomy in a Child with Sickle Cell Disease. Management of Head Injury in a Child. Paediatric Transport Medicine: Retrieval of a 2-year-old Girl with Meningococcal Speticaemia.
Peter A. Stoddart, Gillian R. Lauder