Comprehensive, user-friendly, and up to date, Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition, provides the authoritative clinical information you need to provide optimal care to your patients. This substantially revised edition keeps you current on everything from basic science to anesthesia techniques to complications, including coverage of new research that is paving the way for improved patient outcomes. An expert editorial team ensures that this edition remains a must-have resource for obstetric anesthesiologists and obstetricians, nurse anesthetists and anesthesiology assistants, and anesthesiology and obstetric residents and students. Presents the latest information on anesthesia techniques for labor and delivery and medical disorders that occur during pregnancy, emphasizing the treatment of the fetus and the mother as separate patients with distinct needs. Contains new chapters on shared decision-making in obstetric anesthesia and chronic pain during and after pregnancy. Features extensive revisions from cover to cover, including consolidated information on maternal infection and postoperative analgesia. Covers key topics such as neonatal assessment and resuscitation, pharmacology during pregnancy and lactation, use of nitrous oxide for labor analgesia, programmed intermittent epidural bolus (PIEB) technique, epidural analgesia-associated fever, the role of gastric ultrasonography to assess the risk of aspiration, sugammadex in obstetric anesthesia, the role of video laryngoscopy and new supraglottic airway devices, spinal dysraphism, and cardiac arrest in obstetric patients. Incorporates the latest guidelines on congenital heart disease and the management of sepsis, as well as difficult airway guidelines that are specific to obstetric anesthesia practice. Offers abundant figures, tables, and boxes that illustrate the step-by-step management of a full range of clinical scenarios. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Chestnut et al: Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice 6/e Part I: Introduction 1. The History of Obstetric Anesthesia Part II: Maternal and Fetal Physiology 2. Physiologic Changes of Pregnancy 3. Uteroplacental Blood Flow 4. The Placenta: Anatomy, Physiology, and Transfer of Drugs 5. Fetal Physiology Part III: Fetal and Neonatal Assessment and Therapy 6. Antepartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy 7. Anesthesia for Fetal Surgery and Other Intrauterine Procedures 8. Intrapartum Fetal Assessment and Therapy 9. Neonatal Assessment and Resuscitation 10. Fetal and Neonatal Neurologic Injury Part IV: Foundations in Obstetric Anesthesia 11. Patient Safety and Team Training 12. Spinal, Epidural, and Caudal Anesthesia: Anatomy, Physiology, and Technique 13. Local Anesthetics and Opioids Part V: Anesthesia Before and During Pregnancy 14. Pharmacology and Nonanesthetic Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation 15. In Vitro Fertilization and Other Assisted Reproductive Technology 16. Problems of Early Pregnancy 17. Nonobstetric Surgery during Pregnancy Part VI: Labor and Vaginal Delivery 18. Obstetric Management of Labor and Vaginal Delivery 19. Trial of Labor and Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery 20. The Pain of Childbirth and its Effect on the Mother and the Fetus 21. Childbirth Preparation and Nonpharmacologic Analgesia 22. Systemic Analgesia: Parenteral and Inhalational Agents 23. Epidural and Spinal Analgesia/ Anesthesia for Labor and Vaginal Delivery 24. Alternative Regional Analgesic Techniques for Labor and Vaginal Delivery 25. Postpartum Tubal Sterilization Part VII: Cesarean Delivery 26. Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery 27. Postoperative Analgesia Part VIII: Anesthetic Complications 28. Aspiration: Risk, Prophylaxis, and Treatment 29. The Difficult Airway: Risk, Assessment, Prophylaxis, and Management 30. Postpartum Headache 31. Neurologic Complications of Pregnancy and Neuraxial Anesthesia 32. Shared Decision-Making in Obstetric Anesthesia Part IX: Obstetric Complications 33. Preterm Labor and Delivery 34. Abnormal Presentation and Multiple Gestation 35. Hypertensive Disorders 36. Infection 37. Antepartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage 38. Embolic Disorders 39. Maternal Mortality Part X: The Parturient with Systemic Disease 40. Autoimmune Disorders 41. Cardiovascular Disease 42. Chronic Pain During and After Pregnancy 43. Endocrine Disorders 44. Hematologic and Coagulation Disorders 45. Liver Disease 46. Malignant Hyperthermia 47. Musculoskeletal Disorders 48. Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disease 49. Obesity 50. Psychiatric Disorders 51. Renal Disease 52. Respiratory Disease 53. Substance Abuse 54. Trauma and Critical Care Appendices Appendix A: American Society of Anesthesiologist Guidelines for Neuraxial Anesthesia in Obstetrics Appendix B: Practice Guidelines for Obstetric Anesthesia: An updated report by The American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Obstetric Anesthesia and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Appendix C: Optimal Goals for Anesthesia Care in Obstetrics Appendix D: Information Technology Resources for Obstetric Anesthesia Providers