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Principles of paediatric anaesthesia

Pamela Eccles

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/9780199202799.003.0003

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Principles of paediatric anaesthesia

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Range of patients - Preoperative assessment - Preoperative fasting - Parental presence at induction - Play specialists and distraction - Premedication - Venous access - Inhalational induction of anaesthesia - Preoperative issues: - The child with a ‘cold’ - Heart murmurs - Asthma - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - Infectious diseases - Immunizations

Chapter.  6248 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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