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Handbook of Obstetric Anesthesia : Clinical References - C.M. Palmer

Handbook of Obstetric Anesthesia

Clinical References

By: C.M. Palmer (Editor), R. D'Angelo (Editor), M.J. Paech (Editor)

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Published: 15th June 2001
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This extensively illustrated book provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia. With only three principal authors, there is a consistency of style within a comprehensive textbook that presents the basic science, pharmacology and clinical practice relevant to obstetric anaesthesia. Chapters cover topics such as analgesia during labour, anaesthesia and postoperative analgesia for caesarean delivery, major obstetric and anaesthetic complications, evaluation of the foetus and resuscitation of the neonate, and common clinical scenarios such as management of pre-eclampsia, obesity, multiple gestation and co-existing disease.

Abbreviations
Contibutors
Preface
Overview of obstetric anesthesiap. 1
Anatomic and physiologic changes of pregnancyp. 7
Fetal assessmentp. 15
Neuroanatomy and neuropharmacologyp. 27
Regional analgesia in obstetricsp. 41
Alternative methods of labor analgesiap. 69
Anesthesia for cesarean sectionp. 81
Postoperative analgesiap. 115
Pregnancy induced hypertension and preeclampsiap. 129
Hemorrhage in obstetricsp. 139
Obesityp. 153
Complications of laborp. 163
Coexisting diseasep. 177
Nonanesthetic drugs and obstetric anesthesiap. 199
Complications of obstetric anesthesia and anagesiap. 209
Neonatal resuscitationp. 233
Obstetric anesthesia in the developing worldp. 243
Indexp. 257
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ISBN: 9781859962329
ISBN-10: 1859962327
Series: Clinical References
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 15th June 2001
Publisher: BIOS SCIENTIFIC PUBL
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 18.14  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1