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The Oxford Specialist Handbook in Paediatric Anaesthesia returns for a new edition with updated practical management advice, and detailed perioperative plans for a wide selection of basic and advanced paediatric procedures.
Invaluable to trainees and consultants alike, this go-to guide details current techniques in a concise and rapid manner, describing how to approach each case. It covers everything from pharmacology, preoperative assessment, and the basic principles of anaesthetic care, to advanced vascular access, pain management, and neonatal surgery. With additional speciality chapters containing both elective and emergency cases, it is the ideal companion to all aspects of paediatric anaesthesia.
DT Features up-to-date information on fasting guidelines, pregnancy testing and thromboprophylaxis
DT Covers patient care from pre-operative assessment to post-operative care.
DT Contains detailed chapters on advanced airway management, advanced vascular access, and regional anaesthesia.
DT Includes easy-to-follow perioperative plans for all the common elective and emergency procedures.
DT New section on resuscitation, transfers, and emergencies.
About the Author
Steve Roberts, Consultant Anaesthetist, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust , Liverpool, UK
Dr Steve Roberts has been a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist in the Jackson Rees Department of Anaesthesia at Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust Hospital for over 15 years. He is Clinical Lead for Day Surgery and Radiology. As a registrar Dr Roberts became interested in the use of ultrasound to image children's spines and soon realised that it had begun to be used in adults in Europe to identify peripheral nerves. As a consequence he was an early adopter of these techniques; starting one of the first UK ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia courses; and contributing to chapters to many of the first books on this subject.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Basic sciences
1. System based anatomy and physiology, Tom Engelhardt
2. Pharmacology and fluids, Tom Engelhardt
Section 2: Perioperative care
3. Preoperative assessment, Barry Lambert
4. Preoperative preparation, Barry Lambert and Nurai Masip
5. Anaesthetic Equipment, Richard Craig
6. Induction, Nurai Masip and Barry Lambert
7. Intraoperative care, Nurai Masip
8. Postoperative care, Nurai Masip
Section 3: Practical procedures
9. Advanced airway management, Richard Craig
10. Advanced vascular access, Richard Craig
11. Regional anaesthesia, Steve Roberts
Section 4: Pain management
12. Pain and sedation, Acute Pain Service, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
Section 5: Medical and surgical specialties
13. Neonatal anaesthesia, Phil Arnold
14. Day case surgery, Steve Roberts
15. Cardiothoracic surgery, Phil Arnold
16. Dental and oral surgery, Ed Carver
17. ENT Surgery, Kate Thomas
18. General surgery and urology, Naveen Raj
19. Maxillofacial, craniofacial and cleft surgery, Ed Carver and Doug Johnson
20. Medical specialties, Naveen Murali
21. Neurosurgery, Elizabeth Wright
22. Orthopaedic surgery, Naveen Raj
23. Ophthalmology surgery, Anne Hunt
24. Radiology, Laura Bowes
25. Plastic surgery, Doug Johnson
Section 6: Syndromes and diseases
26. Comorbidities and Syndromes, Anthony Moores
Section 7: Resuscitation, transfer and medical emergencies
27. Medical Emergencies, North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service
28. Stabilizing the critically ill child in a General Hospital, North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service
29. Resuscitation, North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service