The updated fourth edition of this comprehensive, highly respected reference covers all you need to know about obstetric anesthesia-from basic science to various anesthesia techniques to complications. The editorial team of leading authorities in the field now features Drs. Linda S. Polley, Lawrence C. Tsen, and Cynthia A. Wong and presents the latest on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy. This edition features two new chapters and rewritten versions of key chapters such as Epidural and Spinal Analgesia and Anesthesia. And, Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online.

Key Features:-

  • Emphasizes the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs to ens
  • Delivers contributions from many leaders in the fields of obstetric anesthesia and maternal-fetal me
  • Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full ran
  • Presents key point summaries in each chapter for quick, convenient reference.
  • Features new chapters on Patient Safety and Maternal Mortality to address the latest developments in
  • Covers all the latest guidelines and protocols for safe and effective practice so you can offer your

More Details about Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia Principles and Practice 4e (HB)

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2009