Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration (2nd edition)
Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: A Multispecialty International Collaboration (2nd edition) By Keira P. Mason
English | 2015 | 755 Pages | ISBN: 1493913891 | PDF | 21 MB
This is a major revision, updating, and expansion of the leading single-source volume on pediatric sedation outside of the operating room. Edited and written by an international roster of outstanding experts, it is the only book aimed at the broad range of specialists who deliver pediatric sedation in the non-OR setting.The Second Edition features a significant expansion of contributions from international leaders and individual new chapters on pre-sedation assessment; sedatives short- and long-term effects on neurocognition; non-pharmacologic distractions; Michael Jacksons death and medical ethics; the role of simulation in safety and training; and palliative sedation in terminally ill children.The specialty-specific chapters continue to be geared toward all sedation providers, regardless of where they practice and patient safety is again emphasized. Fundamental chapters provide in-depth reviews of topics which include, among others, physiology and pharmacology. The book presents the latest guidelines across the specialties, both in the United States and abroad and noteworthy, ongoing research endeavors.