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Acute Fluid Resuscitation for Intussusception

Britt Fraser.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2218 words.

Intussusception occurs when a proximal section of bowel invaginates into more distal bowel and is then advanced by peristalsis. It is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in...

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Acute Pain Management

Jason Chou and George Chalkiadis.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Pain Medicine. 2024 words.

Age-appropriate pain assessment and management is vital in the care of children with acute pain. Assessment should happen regularly and should be documented clearly; pain should be treated...

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Acute pain management

William Key and Simon Law.

in Challenging Concepts in Anaesthesia

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 13334 words.

Achieving excellent analgesia for acute pain can be a significant challenge which often falls to the anaesthetist. This chapter describes techniques for achieving analgesia for pain...

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Airway management

Davina Ross-Anderson and Abigail Fell.

in Challenging Concepts in Anaesthesia

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 11274 words.

The ability to manage confidently the difficult airway, both anticipated and unanticipated, is an essential skill for any anaesthetist; these cases describe successful strategies that have...

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Airway Reconstruction

Elizabeth A Hein and Gresham T Richter.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2210 words.

Pediatric airway reconstruction is undertaken to correct airway obstruction, which may be congenital or iatrogenic. Congenital airway obstruction can be located at any level of the...

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Anaphylaxis

Liana G Hosu and Lori A Aronson.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2195 words.

Anaphylaxis has been defined as a “severe, life-threatening generalized or systemic hypersensitivity reaction” (Johansson et al., 2004). It is rapid in onset and may cause death or...

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Anesthesia for MRI

Mohamed A Mahmoud and John J McAuliffe.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2379 words.

Choosing an appropriate anesthetic or sedative technique for children undergoing diagnostic procedures can be a challenge. Children presenting for MRI may have significant coexisting...

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Anesthetic Management for Chronic Pain Surgery

Josemaria Paterno and Jason Stewart.

in Surgical Pain Management

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 5102 words.

As pain procedures become utilized more frequently for various pain states, it is important for the anesthesiologist to be aware of the various types of surgery offered, the anesthetic...

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Asthmatic for Adenotonsillectomy

Eugene Neo.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2463 words.

Asthma affects up to 20% of children in some countries, although many children have only mild asthma and require only intermittent treatment. Acute exacerbations of asthma usually result...

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Awareness and Recall During Anesthesia

Andrew Davidson.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2331 words.

Awareness is being able to freely recall an event that occurred during a general anesthetic. The phenomenon is well described in adults but, until recently, was poorly described in...

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