Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration by Keira P. MasonPediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration by Keira P. Mason

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration

EditorKeira P. Mason

Hardcover | September 29, 2011

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This comprehensive guide provides tips and instruction for the entire range of specialists that utilize pediatric sedation. Each specialty receives tailored coverage that focuses on its unique patient population, challenges, potential solutions, and sedation techniques. Each chapter is written by a leading specialist in the field. A comprehensive spectrum of pediatric sedation will be covered, which will be of interest to oncologists, pediatricians, hospitalists, intensivists, radiologists, emergency medicine specialists, anesthesiologists, nurses, dentists, and gastroenterologists. Background chapters cover pharmacology as well as pediatric anatomy, with special focus on the airway and respiratory mechanics. The future of pediatric sedation is also reviewed as well as the cutting-edge research that is being done in the field.

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Keira P. Mason, MD, is the director of radiology anesthesia at Children's Hospital Boston and the director of the annual conference "Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room" sponsored by Harvard Medical School.  

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Title:Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International CollaborationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:535 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:September 29, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387097139

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Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part I: Pediatric Sedation outside the Operating Room 1.      The History of Sedation2.       Procedural Sedation - Let's Review the Basics: The Pediatrician's Perspective3.       Sedation Policies, Recommendations and Guidelines Across the Specialties and Continents 4.       Sedation Scales and Discharge Criteria:  How Do They Differ? Which One to Choose? Do They Really Apply to Sedation?  5.       Physiological Monitoring for Procedural Sedation: The Routine and Beyond6.       The Pediatric Airway: Anatomy, Challenges, and Solutions7.       Pediatric Physiology:  How Does it Differ from Adults?8.       Pharmacology and Clinical Application of Sedatives, Analgesics and Adjuncts9. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in the Pediatric Population10.   Billing and Reimbursement for Sedation ServicesPart II: Sedation Models Delivered by Different Specialties: A Global Voyage11.  The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service: Models, Protocols, and Challenges12.   The Anesthesia Directed Sedation Service: Models, Protocols, and Challenges 13.   Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit: Challenges, Outcomes and Future Strategies14.   Sedation for Pediatric Gastrointestinal Procedures15.   Sedation in the Emergency Department: A Complex and Multifactorial Challenge16.  Sedation of Pediatric Patients for Dental Procedures17.    Pediatric Sedation: The European Experience and Approach18.   Pediatric Sedation in the Underdeveloped Third World - An African Perspective: Models, Protocols, and ChallengesPart III: Safety in Sedation19.  Pediatric Sedatives and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Challenges, Limitations, and Drugs in Development 20.  Incidence and Stratification of Adverse Events Associated with Sedation: Is there a Benchmark? 21.  Medicolegal Risks and Outcomes of Sedation22.  Designing a Safe Pediatric Sedation Service: Adopting a New CulturePart IV: Sedation into the 22nd Century23.  Intravenous Infusions for Sedation: Rationale, State of the Art and Future Trends24.   Usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Sedation25.   Future of Pediatric SedationIndex

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From the reviews:"This guide to pediatric sedation for nonanesthesiologists is a multidisciplinary effort, with clinicians in all relevant specialties contributing to the book, giving it universal appeal. The purpose is to provide a complete and up-to-date perspective on the different aspects of pediatric sedation. . The book is written for anyone who practices pediatric sedation. . This is truly a wonderful effort with no competition. . a useful companion for all physicians administering sedation to children all over the world." (Tariq M. Malik, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2012)"This book aims to do what no other book has currently achieved to date. It has brought together sedation practice from a broad range of specialties into one well-written 500-page hard-back text... . Its potential appeal is vast ... . a good addition to any department library where there is ongoing practice in pediatric sedation.  I will certainly be using this book as a reference text in the future." (Anthony Hugh Moores, Pediatric Anesthesia, Vol. 22, 2012)"This . textbook is a unique international collaboration of specialists on the topic of pediatric sedation. . The editor ... is a leading expert on the subject of pediatric sedation. .This book is an excellent resource for any physician looking to develop or improve the sedation service at their institution. ... A highlight in the book . is the use of clinical case studies with suggestions for management based on the author's personal experience." (Amy Roeske, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Vol. 59, 2012)"This meritorious volume is a splendid collection of materials from highly experienced authors. Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room makes a substantial contribution to the library of professionals charged with the care of children requiring sedation. With more thorough review, any reader will be able to consider trails design to further enhance knowledge and fill in current practice gaps. I will make extensive use of this reference . to build sedation practices and assess credentialing/privileging aspects for professionals of all fields." (Joseph R. Tobin, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 308 (20), November, 2012)"Dr. Mason has brought together a group of experts from all over the globe to develop a comprehensive text describing the best practices in pediatric sedation .  . the book is well worth the cost.  It is an excellent review of the practice of pediatric sedation and can be used by many practitioners as they begin or continue providing sedation for children outside the operating room." (Rainer Gedeit, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 14 (2), February, 2013)