Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Medicine - Anesthesiology | Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice

Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice

Astuto, Marinella (Ed.)

2013, XXII, 199 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$39.95

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-88-470-2685-8

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$49.95

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-88-470-2684-1

free shipping for individuals worldwide

online orders shipping within 2-3 days.


add to marked items

  • Comprehensive and up-to-date overview of anesthesia and intensive care medicine in neonates and children
  • Covers a wide range of technical and clinical issues
  • Includes discussion of noninvasive ventilation, tissue perfusion monitoring, sepsis, organ dysfunction

This book provides a comprehensive overview of current standards of anesthesia and intensive care in neonates and children, with a view to promoting standardization in clinical practice.

The first part of the book, devoted to issues in intensive care, opens by considering scoring systems for the assessment of sick children. The diagnosis, prevention, and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia are then discussed, and the roles of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and noninvasive respiratory support are reviewed. Further chapters address procedural sedation and analgesia in children, the progress toward ‘open’ ICUs with liberal visiting policies, and advances in long-term home mechanical ventilation.

In the second part of the book, a range of important topics in anesthesia and perioperative medicine are discussed. After a review of safety issues, current trends in pediatric regional and locoregional anesthesia are described and a synopsis is provided on current knowledge regarding the use of central blocks in infants and children. Subsequent chapters are devoted to awareness monitoring, single-lung ventilation techniques, anesthesia in the context of severe prematurity, and emergence delirium.

Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice will be an extremely useful source of information for both novices and more experienced practitioners in the field.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Anesthesia - Children - Intensive care - Neonate - Perioperative medicine

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

1 Scoring System in the Sick Children.- 2 Diagnosis, Prevention and treatment of VAP in children.- 3 Modes of artificial ventilation and monitoring of respiratory system in neonate and children (including  High frequency oscillatory ventilation in ICU children).- 4 Noninvasive ventilation in neonates and children.- 5 CRRT in neonate and children-What we have learned.- 6 Pain management in neonates and children.- 7 The ‘open’ Intensive Care Unit: the challenge continues.- 8 Long Term Home Ventilation in Children: Advances and Perspectives.- 9 Anesthesia and perioperative medicine in children.- 10 Anesthesia and perioperative safety in children: standard of care and quality control.- 11 Ultrasound for regional block anesthesia in children.- 12 Loco-regional Anesthesia in Children.- 13 Total intravenous anesthesia and intraoperative monitoring of awareness in children.- 14 One lung ventilation in children: techniques, monitoring and side effects.- 15 Anesthesia management in severe prematurity.- 16 Postoperative delirium in children: assessment, prevention and decision making.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Anesthesiology.