Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Lake, Carol L.; Booker, Peter D.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 88
Long established as the #1 reference on pediatric cardiac anesthesia, this definitive text is now in its thoroughly revised fourth edition. For this edition, Dr. Lake is joined by an eminent British co-editor, Peter D. Booker, and an international group of distinguished contributors.
The book provides comprehensive guidelines on preoperative evaluation, perioperative management, and postoperative care for all pediatric cardiac surgical procedures and includes quick-reference summaries of perioperative management for each procedure.
Coverage includes cutting-edge information on echocardiography, fast tracking, and the newest surgical techniques. New chapters cover teaching, practice management, anesthesia for cardiac MIS, and hemostasis, coagulation, and transfusion.