Obstetric Anesthesia

by May C. M. Pian-Smith, Lisa Leffert

Series: Cambridge Pocket Clinicians

Obstetric Anesthesia is a definitive, comprehensive and yet easily navigated reference for all anesthesia practitioners caring for women in labor. Designed to offer rapid access to information, it is suited as a convenient reference on the Labor Floor. Over 400 topics are covered in detail, including pharmacology, physiology, delivery of anesthesia, and management of co-existing diseases as they relate to pregnancy. A detailed formulary of common medications, emphasizing indications, contraindications, and maternal and fetal effects of the drugs is also included.

In The Press

'… this book's real selling points are its ease of use, wide range of topics it covers, and extremely detailed Obstetric Formulary section, which sets it apart from other texts. … very detailed, well-written and critical. … this book provides a thorough back ground into the conditions it covers …' Today's Anaesthetist