Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders

by David R. Gambling, M. Joanne Douglas,

This edition of Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders provides a convenient resource for practitioners suddenly faced with a parturient who has an unusual medical or surgical condition. The book considers the impact of a condition on pregnancy, labor and delivery, or the fetus and the impact of pregnancy on a condition, or the effect of therapy for the disorder on the fetus or neonate. Case reports and experience from the world literature, and clinical advice from many specialists, are drawn together by an international team of editors and contributors who are leading experts in the field. Clear, concise management guidelines and algorithms are provided, and each chapter is written from the viewpoint of the obstetric anesthesiologist. Thoroughly revised, with chapters on chronic pain in pregnancy and malignancy and pregnancy, this book will be an invaluable resource for any anesthesiologist involved in the clinical management of these complex patients.
  • Cambridge University Press; March 2008
  • ISBN 9780511380204
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  • Title: Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders
  • Author: David R. Gambling (ed.); M. Joanne Douglas (ed.); Robert S. F. McKay (ed.)
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

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Review of the first edition: ' … very well written and comprehensive … and an excellent value-for-money textbook for all anesthesiologists interested in obstetric anesthesia.' Anesthesiology