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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. 2204 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 and postoperative analgesia

Mandy Sim.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

September 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 4545 words.

Principles of analgesia in children 146

Pain assessment 147

Neonates 148

Infants 149

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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. 2018 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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Advanced airway management

Richard Craig.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 5458 words.

Management of the difficult paediatric airway is described in this chapter. Airway assessment and a structured approach to planning for the anticipated difficult airway are the essence of...

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Advanced vascular access

Richard Craig.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 3585 words.

In this chapter, the use of ultrasound to facilitate cannulation of a vessel is described in detail, including commentaries on equipment, preparation, scanning, and needling technique....

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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. 2195 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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Anaesthetic equipment

Richard Craig.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 8928 words.

This chapter presents anaesthetic equipment used in paediatric anaesthesia. Airway equipment is described in detail with specific examples. This includes a description of the variety of...

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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. 2188 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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Anatomy

Amber N. Borucki and Herodotos Ellinas.

in Pediatric Anesthesiology

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 11641 words.

This chapter contains 17 questions relevant for the Pediatric Subspecialty Exam about the topic of anatomy.

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Anatomy, physiology, and psychology

Volker Lesch.

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

September 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Anaesthetics. 6075 words.

Introduction 4

Paediatric anatomy:

Upper airway 5

Lower airway 6

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