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Anatomy, physiology, and psychology

Volker Lesch

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199202799
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725814 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199202799.003.0001

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Anatomy, physiology, and psychology

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Introduction - Paediatric anatomy: - Upper airway - Lower airway - Central nervous system - Paediatric physiology: - Respiratory physiology - Cardiovascular physiology - Hepatic physiology - Renal physiology - Central nervous system physiology - Thermal control - Psychology: - Psychology, anxiety, and preoperative preparation - Developmental stages - Preoperative preparation and parents in the anaesthetic room

Chapter.  6112 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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