Obstetric Anesthesia

Paperback | April 27, 2011

byCraig M. Palmer, Robert DAngelo, Michael J. Paech

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In the United States, over half of pregnant women receive some form of anesthesia for their deliveries; this translates into well over 2 million anesthetics per year. With this new handbook, anesthesiologists have easy access to step-by-step, to-the-point information on how to manage patientsin specific situations. Every aspect of obstetric anesthesia practice is covered, including patient evaluation, anesthesia for labor and delivery, anesthesia for cesarean delivery, management of patients with concurrent medical problems, management of obstetric emergencies, fetal assessment, and neonatal resuscitation.Distilled, synthesized text is complemented by a generous number of tables, charts, figures and flow diagrams, all presented in accessible handbook format. Obstetric Anesthesia is an ideal introduction to the specialty as well as an essential daily guide for obstetric patient care andmanagement.

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In the United States, over half of pregnant women receive some form of anesthesia for their deliveries; this translates into well over 2 million anesthetics per year. With this new handbook, anesthesiologists have easy access to step-by-step, to-the-point information on how to manage patientsin specific situations. Every aspect of obst...

Craig M. Palmer is Director of the Department of Anesthesiology at University Physicians Healthcare Hospital, and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology at the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, Arizona. Robert D'Angelo is Professor at the Wake Forest Un...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7 × 4 × 0.68 inPublished:April 27, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199733805

ISBN - 13:9780199733804

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PrefaceContributorsAbbreviations1. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology2. Anatomic and Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy3. Pain Relief for Labor and Delivery4. Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery5. Post-Cesarean Analgesia6. Anesthesia for Surgery During and After Pregnancy7. Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and Preeclampsia8. Obstetric Hemorrhage9. Obesity10. Co-existing Disease and Other Issues11. Complications of Labor and Delivery12. Fetal Assessment and Care13. Management of Later Complications of Obstetric Anesthesia and Analgesia14. Critical Care of the Obstetric Patient15. Neonatal ResuscitationIndex