Paediatric Neuroanaesthesia

ISBN : 9780199479658

Hemanshu Prabhakar
456 Pages
219 x 276 mm
Pub date
Feb 2018
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This is a comprehensive reference book on paediatric neuroanaesthesia. It covers the basic sciences as well as special case scenarios. It is well-supported by multimedia video tutorials and has global authorship.


Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction to Pediatric Neuroanesthesia; 2 Neuroanatomy; 3 Neurophysiology; 4 Neuropharmacology; 5 Pre-anaesthetic evaluation of neurosurgical paediatric patient; 6 Neurosurgery; 6.1 Supratentorial lesions; 6.2 Posterior fossa lesions; 6.3 Epilepsy surgery; 6.4 Cerebrovascular diseases; 6.5 Neuroendocrine lesions; 6.6 Spinal surgery; 6.7 Neuroendoscopy; 6.8 Functional neurosurgery; 7 Neuromonitoring; 8 Positions in neurosurgery; 9 Neuroradiology; 10 Neurotrauma; 11 Neurointensive care; 12 Special considerations; 12.1 Hydrocephalus; 12.2 Co-existing cardiac problems; 12.3 Neuromuscular diseases; 12.4 Cranio-facial abnormalities; 12.5 Uncommon conditions; 13 Fluids and Electrolyte management; 13.1 Fluids and electrolyte management; 13.2 Massive blood loss and transfusion; 14 Pain management-Acute Perioperative and chronic pain management; 15 Palliative care, QOL and Health related issues; 16 Brain death and Ethical issues; 17 Recent Advances; 17.1 Paediatric neuroanaesthesia; 17.2 Transesophageal echocardiography; 18 Clinical Procedures; 18.1 Venous cannulation; 18.2 Central venous cannulation; 18.3 Arterial cannulation; 18.4 ICP catheter insertion; 18.5 Jugular venous oximetry; 18.6 Lumbar drain insertion; 18.7 Tracheostomy; Appendix: Scales and Scores; Index

About the author: 

Dr. HemanshuPrabhakar is Professor in Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He received his training in neuroanaesthesia and completed his PhD in the same institute. He is recipient of the AIIMS Excellence Award 2012 for notable contribution in academics. He has more than 250 publications in national and international journals to his credit. He is a reviewer for various national and international journals. He is also a review author for the Cochrane Collaboration and has special interest in evidence-based practice of neuroanaesthesia. He is a member of various national and international neuroanaesthesia societies and past Secretary of the Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care. He is an invited faculty for various national and international conferences. He is on the Editorial board of Indian Journal of Palliative care and is the Executive Editor of the Journal of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care.

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