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Author Datta, Sanjay.

Title Obstetric anesthesia handbook / Sanjay Datta
Edition Fourth edition
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 409 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Matter; Maternal Physiological Changes During Pregnancy, Labor, and the Postpartum Period; Local Anesthetic Pharmacology; Perinatal Pharmacology; Drug Interactions and Obstetric Anesthesia; Uteroplacental Blood Flow; Physiology of Labor and Delivery; Relief of Labor Pain by Systemic Medication; Spinal Opiates in Obstetrics; Effect of Maternally Administered Anesthetics and Analgesics on Neonates and Neurobehavioral Testing; Fetal Monitoring; Relief of Labor Pain by Regional Analgesia/Anesthesia; Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery; High-Risk Pregnancy; Neonatal Resuscitation; Postpartum Tubal LigationAnesthesia for Surgery During Pregnancy; In Vitro Fertilization; Maternal Mortality and Morbidity; Back Matter
Summary Annotation As the field of Obstetric anesthesianbsp;continues to change rapidly, both in technique and in specific pharmaceutical agents used, it is essential for all practitioners caring for the pregnant patient to be familiar with current anesthetic protocols and general concepts in obstetric anesthesia.nbsp; The Handbook appeals to a wide audience, nbsp;as it was written with the practicing anesthesiologists in mind, as well asnbsp;nurse anesthetists, obstetricians, housestaff, and residents. The Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook supplies expert advice on every facet of anesthesia for childbirth and related obstetric procedures. The text is authoritative, succinct, and highly practical. It is accompanied by over 100 illustrations and tables making the text a convenient reference to the busy practitioner. Thenbsp;Handbook is also a natural companion to the recently published, Anesthetic Management of the High-Risk Patient, also by Dr. Datta.nbsp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anesthesia in obstetrics.
Anesthesia, Obstetrical.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387260757