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BASIC PRINCIPLES
Pediatric Physiology and Its Implications for the Anesthesiologist
Anesthesia Concerns of the Premature Infant
Pediatric Preoperative Assessments
Premedication and Induction Aids
Anesthesia and the Child with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) in Children
Management of the Obese Pediatric Patient
Thermoregulation
Pediatric BLS and PALS Update

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT
Airway
The Pediatric Airway and Its Challenges
Management of the Difficult Pediatric Airway
Cuffed versus Uncuffed Endotracheal Tubes
Laryngospasm and Other Pediatric Airway Events

Cardiovascular System
Neonatal Cardiovascular Physiology
Understanding Intracardiac Shunts
Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Heart Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension and Anesthesia
Congenital Cardiac Disease

Pain Management
The Management of Pain in Children and Adults
Pharmacology of Local Anesthestics in Children
Regional Anesthesia in Children
Single Shot Caudal Blocks for Pediatric Anesthesia

PERIOPERATIVE CARE FOR SURGICAL SPECIALTIES
Anesthesia for Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
Anesthesia for Post-Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy Hemorrhage
Single Lung Ventilation
Management of the Patient with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Abdominal Wall Defects: Omphalocele vs. Gastroschisis
Anesthesia for Inguinal Hernia Surgery in Ex Premature Babies
Management of Children with Epidermolysis Bullosa
Anesthesia for Neonatal Surgical Emergencies

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS IN PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
Malignant Hyperthermia
Dangerous Medication Events
Surgical Fires: Prevention and Management
Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Trisomy 21
Anesthetic Considerations for Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

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