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 Jackson's 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.Â Fundamental chapters provide in-depth reviews of topics which include, among others, physiology and pharmacology.Â The book presents the latest guidelines across the specialties, both in the United States and abroad and noteworthy, ongoing research endeavors.
From reviews of the First Edition:"This meritorious volume is a splendid collection of materials from highly experienced authorsI will make extensive use of this reference as the academic medical center in which I work continues to build sedation practices and assess credentialing/privileging aspects for professionals of all fields." -Joseph R. Tobin, MD in Journal of the American Medical Association.
"Brings together sedation practice from a broad range of specialties into one well-written pediatric textI will certainly be using this book as a reference text in the future." - Pediatric Anesthesia.
"The first [text] directed at all specialists that treat children who require some sedationalso recognizes the contributions to pediatric sedation of many international societies and governmental organizationsIt should be on the shelves of all office-based practices." -Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.
"With the ever-increasing opportunities to perform various investigations and therapeutic procedures, combined with increasing demands and expectations from children and their parents, the need and demand for safe and effective sedation of paediatric patients outside the operating room is increasing. Against this background, the second edition of 'Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room' is a very timely addition to the anaesthesia literature."-British Journal of AnesthesiaÂ
The Story of Christmas told through the animals in the stable that cold winter's night. Beautifully told, with words full of warmth and kindness, this classic will delight children from all walks of life.
A new arrival quickly becomes a rival, with potentially tragic consequences, in this evocative wartime novel.
This is one of the standard international textbooks on child and adolescent mental health. Its strengths lie in its up-to-date, evidence-based approach to practical clinical issues and its comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. A well-established and popular comprehensive textbook, it combines the shared knowledge, experience and expertise of three major, internationally recognised, academic and clinical practitioners in this field. It covers all aspects of developmental psychology, behavioural and emotional disorders, types of therapy and prevention, with a special emphasis on developmental considerations and on ways in which physical health and psychological problems interact. The up-to-date content gives scholarly overviews of all relevant areas including genetics, neurodevelopment, developmental psychology, attachment theory, social aspects, service provision and child and adolescent mental health. The new edition also includes comprehensive sections on developmental disabilities, as well as adolescence and psychological aspects of physical disorder in young people. Updated throughout, the 'Child and Adolescent Psychiatry' provides necessary and useful information for all professionals dealing with emotionally, behaviourally and developmentally disordered children and their families. It will be essential for all trainees in child and adolescent mental health, as well as paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, speech and language therapists, social workers, clinical service managers and commissioners.
A Bride for the Runaway Groom Elusive millionaire Will Carter has been almost-married four times - so who better to help Rose Huntingdon-Cross organise a wedding? But, as a heart-stopping attraction grows between them, Rose can't help wishing she could be lucky number five! My Fair Fortune Tycoon PR consultant Brodie Fortune Hayes is known as a man of no mercy. Turning his focus to rejuvenating a theme park should be no problem...There's just one complication: his irresistible new boss, Caitlyn Moore!
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