Description of Quick Hits in Obstetric Anesthesia
This book provides easy to follow guidance on how to manage emergency situations and common problems in obstetric anesthesia. The book provides different anesthetic recipes for obstetric procedures and describes challenges that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis. There are trouble-shooting chapters and ‘what to do lists’ for frequent dilemmas. The book covers obstetric-specific resuscitation and medical emergencies seen on the labor ward. Antenatal and postpartum complications relating to anesthesia are covered as well as issues that may arise during follow up of patients who have had neuraxial anesthesia during delivery.
Quick Hits in Obstetric Anesthesia should be used as a cognitive aid for emergency cases and as a decision-making tool for urgent management plans. It is a guide to common problems and provides core knowledge to facilitate anesthesia care on labor wards for all grades of anesthetist.
About the Author
Roshan Fernando was educated at the University College of Wales Medical School, Cardiff, South Wales, UK before completing his advanced anesthesia training at the Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’s Hospitals in London.
Pervez Sultan was awarded his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2003. He completed a MD (Research) degree from University College London in 2016. He is currently an Associate Professor of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and also holds an Honorary Faculty position as an Associate Professor at University College London.
Sioned Phillips received her medical degree from Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2005. She has completed the MRCP, MCEM, FRCA and European Diploma of Regional Anaesthesia qualifications and is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators.