For the third edition of this case studies book, Dr. Brock-Utne thoroughly reviews and revises the previous contents, adds new cases and updates references. Like his other anesthesia books, it shows how to learn from experience and maintain professionalism.
Authored by "a superb clinician and award-winning teacher," Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesiology , Second Edition is a thorough updating and significant expansion of this popular case book in the newest anesthesiology subspecialty to be approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
The book comprises 87 true-story clinical "near misses," including 40 cases that are brand new. Recommendations, references, and discussion accompany each case. The cases provide an ideal basis for problem-centered learning and also model how to learn from experience and to maintain professionalism during the lifelong development of clinical expertise.
Dr. Brock-Utne's latest case book provides a pediatric complement to his bestselling Case Studies of Near Misses in Clinical Anesthesia (Springer, 2012) and Clinical Anesthesia: Near Misses and Lessons Learned _ (Springer, 2008)_.
Jay B. Brodsky, MD, from the Foreword.
Chapter 1. Case 1: Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy under General Anesthesia
Chapter 2. Case 2: Sudden Anesthesia System Failure
Chapter 3. Case 3: Broviac Catheter Placement in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Chapter 4. Case 4: Occluded Reinforced (Armored) Endotracheal Tube
Chapter 5. Case 5: The Too-Small Rigid Bronchoscope
Chapter 6. Case 6: Anaphylaxis, Anaphylactoid Reaction, Or What Was It?
Chapter 7. Case 7: Generalized Convulsions after Regional Anesthesia
Chapter 8. Case 8: Hypotension during Microdiscectomy
Chapter 9. Case 9: Intraoperative Hypotension in a Patient Receiving Chronic Steroids
Chapter 10. Case 10: Changing a Nasotracheal Tube for an Oral Tube in the Intensive Care Unit
Chapter 11. Case 11: Blocked Intravenous Line during Rapid-Sequence Induction
Chapter 12. Case 12: Postinduction Difficult Intubation
Chapter 13. Case 13: Blunt Upper Airway Trauma in a Patient with Recent Polysubstance Abuse
Chapter 14. Case 14: The Stuck Elevator
Chapter 15. Case 15: Postoperative Upper Airway Obstruction
Chapter 16. Case 16: Postoperative Respiratory Complications in a Neonate
Chapter 17. Case 17: Pregnant Teenager with a Bad Outcome
Chapter 18. Case 18: Tension Pneumoperitoneum
Chapter 19. Case 19: A Patient with Status Asthmaticus
Chapter 20. Case 20: Intraoperative Decrease in Electrocardiogram Amplitude: Cause for Concern?
Chapter 21. Case 21: Potential Disaster: An Intravenous Line That Stops Working in the Perioperative Phase
Chapter 22. Case 22: Ventilatory Management in Major Thoracic Incisional Injury
Chapter 23. Case 23: Airway Leak in a Prone Patient
Chapter 24. Case 24: Difficulty in Extubation
Chapter 25. Case 25: Tonsillectomy
Chapter 26. Case 26: An Unusual Cause of a Serious Cardiac Arrhythmia
Chapter 27. Case 27: A Patient with Supraglottic Mass
Chapter 28. Case 28: Pressurized Intravenous Hetastarch
Chapter 29. Case 29: Intraoperative Hypotension
Chapter 30. Case 30: Hematuria
Chapter 31. Case 31: Congenital Complete Heart Block
Chapter 32. Case 32: Neonatal Respiratory Distress
Chapter 33. Case 33: Respiratory Distress in the Intensive Care Unit
Chapter 34. Case 34: The Butterfly Needle (Abbott)
Chapter 35. Case 35: Hypotension on Induction of Anesthesia in a Trauma Patient
Chapter 36. Case 36: Delayed Postoperative Respiratory Obstruction
Chapter 37. Case 37: An Abnormal Capnogram
Chapter 38. Case 38: Retropharyngeal Abscess
Chapter 39. Case 39: Rising End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide
Chapter 40. Case 40: Acute Abdomen
Chapter 41. Case 41: Difficulty in Ventilation in the Postinduction Period
Chapter 42. Case 42: Unexplained Low Oxygen Saturation
Chapter 43. Case 43: Occlusion of an Endotracheal Tube in a Neonate
Chapter 44. Case 44: Surgical Emphysema after a Motor Vehicle Accident
Chapter 45. Case 45: Postoperative Respiratory Arrest
Chapter 46. Case 46: Rapid Increase in Body Temperature after Induction of General Anesthesia
Chapter 47. Case 47: Intraoperative "Oozing"Chapter 48. Case 48: A Tip for Nasotracheal Intubation
Chapter 49. Case 49: A Case of Anisocoria Following General Anesthesia
Chapter 50. Case 50: A Routine Tonsil- and Adenoidectomy
Chapter 51. Case 51: Drug Overdose
Chapter 52. Case 52: Cardiac Arrest in a Neonate
Chapter 53. Case 53: Bilateral Tourniquets. Beware
Chapter 54. Case 54: Neurofibromatosis. A Warning.
Chapter 55. Case 55: A Machine Failure
Chapter 56. Case 56: A Severe Case of Bronchospasm
Chapter 57. Case 57: A Peanut in the Airway
Chapter 58. Case 58: A Sprinkler Spike Lodged in a Patient's Head
Chapter 59. Case 59: Infusion of Cold Blood. Should We Worry?
Chapter 60. Case 60: Respiratory Arrest after Extubation
Chapter 61. Case 61: Sudden Increase in End-Tidal CO 2
Chapter 62. Case 62: A Case of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
Chapter 63. Case 63: Intraoperative Airway Obstruction
From the reviews of the second edition:
"The second edition of Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesia has been significantly expanded to include almost twice as many as the first edition. ... this book presents an interesting variety of challenging cases and will be of value to any anesthesia trainee and teacher." (Timothy J. S. Erpelding and Matthias W. König, Anesthesiology, Vol. 121 (1), July, 2014)
Popular case book updated and greatly expanded
87 true-story clinical "near misses"
Review tool for subspecialty board examination