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Cardiac Catheterization

Erica P Lin and Andreas W Loepke.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2353 words.

As the management of congenital heart disease evolves, the use of cardiac catheterization, both as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool, has significantly increased. Increasingly complex...

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Cardiac MRI

Nicholas Martin.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2512 words.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an important tool for investigating congenital cardiac conditions. It provides excellent images of the cardiac anatomy and is unrivalled in its ability...

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Cardiology

Janey Phelps.

in The Pediatric Procedural Sedation Handbook

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Critical Care. 875 words.

Congenital heart disease is the most common type of birth defect and is estimated to affect nearly 1% of all births per year in the United States. Echocardiograms are necessary to fully...

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Cardiothoracic surgery

Phil Arnold.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 7180 words.

Congenital heart disease occurs in around 1% of live births and will be more common in children presenting for surgical correction of other congenital anomalies. Whilst the anaesthetic care...

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Cardiovascular System

Audrius Zibaitis, Tomas Walsh, David A. August, Jamie Rubin, Vincent Collard, Hayden Nguyen, Scott Pritzlaff and Annette Schure.

in Pediatric Anesthesiology

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 52548 words.

This chapter contains 99 questions relevant for the Pediatric Subspecialty Exam about the topic of the cardiovascular system.

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Caudal vs. Penile Block

Charles B Eastwood and Kenneth R Goldschneider.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2480 words.

Circumcision is a commonly performed operation. Although the medical necessity of routine circumcision is debated, common indications for the procedure include religious beliefs, parental...

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Central Nervous System

Ryan Palacio, Megan Clinton, Albert Yeung, Meredith Brooks and Herodotos Ellinas.

in Pediatric Anesthesiology

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 22740 words.

This chapter contains 49 questions relevant for the Pediatric Subspecialty Exam about the topic of the central nervous system.

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Central nociceptive pathways and descending modulation

Maria Fitzgerald.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 7003 words.

Infants and children respond to noxious stimulation from birth, but these responses arise from neural activity at different levels of the central nervous system. Nociceptive activity at the...

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Cerebral Palsy

George Chalkiadis.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2270 words.

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of childhood disability. Children with CP have a number of problems, resulting in frequent need for surgery and anesthesia. They present a...

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Child life interventions in paediatric pain

Chantal K. LeBlanc and Christine T. Chambers.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9251 words.

Child life specialists, as members of the health care team, are frequently involved in the assessment and management of pain in hospitalized children and children in emergency settings....

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