Analgesia, Anaesthesia and Pregnancy: A Practical Guide

Analgesia, Anaesthesia and Pregnancy: A Practical Guide

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Steve Jentis, Surbhi Malhotra
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2012-11-15
EAN 9781107601598, ISBN10: 1107601592

Hardcover, 422 pages, 23.4 x 23 x 15.6 cm

Analgesia, Anaesthesia and Pregnancy focuses on pre-empting problems and maximising quality of care. Every chapter of this well-established practical guide has been completely updated and revised. All aspects of obstetric medicine relevant to the anaesthetist are covered, from pre-pregnancy management to conception, throughout pregnancy, to postnatal care. The authors have identified over 150 potential complications, each covered in two parts: 'problems/special considerations' and 'management options', with key points prominently displayed for quick reference. A section on organisational aspects such as record keeping, training protocols and guidelines makes this an important resource for any labour ward or hospital dealing with pregnant women. Presented in a clear, structured format, this practical summary will be invaluable to any anaesthetist encountering obstetric patients, whether they are a practiced consultant or still in training. It will also be useful for obstetricians, neonatologists, midwives, nurses and operating department practitioners wishing to extend or update their knowledge.

Reviews of previous editions: 'This is a book that openly professes to be a 'short practical text' and it has achieved its objective very successfully indeed. Clearly set out with discreet well-organized chapters, the text is easy to read and presents a comprehensive overview of a difficult field in a 'user-friendly' form.' European Journal of Anaesthesiology