Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room

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Pediatric sedation has evolved to include many specialties. This is the first book which is directed towards the broad range of specialists who deliver pediatric sedation outside of the operating room. The contributing authors are internationally recognized leaders in sedation and in their specialty. The specialty-specific chapters are designed to be applicable to all sedation providers worldwide. For example, emergency medicine physicians will find information in the chapters entitled a€œSedation of Pediatric Patients for Dental Proceduresa€ and a€œSedation in the Intensive Care Unita€ that applies to their own practice. When applicable, chapters conclude with a€œCase Studiesa€ which present challenging clinical scenarios. Patient safety is highlighted, including the design and medico-legal implications of existing pediatric sedation services in the United States, Europe, and the developing world. Fundamental chapters provide in-depth reviews of topics which include, but are not limited to, physiology, pharmacology, and patient assessment. Up-to-the-minute, the book presents the latest guidelines across the specialties, both in the United States and abroad, and noteworthy, ongoing research endeavors.The incidence of significant sedation-related adverse events in pediatric patients was reviewed and published in 2000. ... during dental restorative or exodontia appointments may include, among others, psychological distraction techniques, anbsp;...

Title:Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room
Author:Keira P. Mason
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-09-30


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