Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room

A Multispecialty International Collaboration


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This book functions as an essential guide to the safe and effective sedation of pediatric patients outside the operating room. It is a multidisciplinary reference that features an international authorship and is also of use for a broad range of specialists who deliver pediatric sedation in the non-OR setting.

Organized into four parts, Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room 3rd edition, begins with the foundational history of the pediatric sedation field. Subsequent chapters explore the basics of procedural sedation, pre-sedation assessments, and sedation policies across various specialties and continents. Part two then examines a multitude of sedation models divided by geographical location and subspecialty. Following this, Part three delves into standards of safety in sedation, including medicolegal risk factors, neurocognitive side effects, and aspiration risks. The book closes with chapters presenting discussions on the future of sedation, insofar as predictions for the role of simulation, medical malpractice, and the intersection of sedation and marijuana.

An updated invaluable successor edition, Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room 3rd edition is accessible to a diverse group of sedation providers from all specialties. This textbook is an invaluable and necessary addition to all sedation providers worldwide.