More Details about A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearMarch 2008


This new addition to our highly successful A Practical Approach to Anesthesia series is a comprehensive, accessible guide to obstetric anesthesia, with the substance and depth of a textbook and the convenient, user-friendly features of a handbook. It focuses sharply on clinical issues and is written in outline format for quick reference, with numerous tables, figures, and photographs. Major sections cover pharmacology and physiology, antepartum considerations, labor and delivery, postpartum issues, and disease states in obstetric patients, including a chapter on obesity and pregnancy. The concluding chapter reviews current guidelines from the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Academy of Pediatrics.

Key Features:-

  • Comprehensive reach of a textbook and accessibility of a handbook
  • Affordable for all segments of the market--residents, fellows, physicians, and nurse-anesthetists
  • Outline format
  • Numerous tables, figures, and photographs
  • Multi-authored chapters provide a universal view of the issues--not limited to one practice
  • Includes a chapter on the obese pregnant woman