Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration (2012) (PDF) Keira P. Mason

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Basic Information:

  • Year: 2012
  • Page Number: 518
  • File Type: PDF
  • File Size: 21.16 MB
  • Authors/ Editiors: Keira P. Mason

Description:

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.

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.

“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)

User’s Review:

“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 … 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)

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