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Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia, 6th Edition





Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia, 6th Edition

George A. Gregory, Dean B. Andropoulos

ISBN: 978-1-119-37150-2 November 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 1472 Pages


As the field pediatric anesthesia advances and expands, so too does the gamut of challenges that are faced by today’s anesthesiologists. Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia aims to fully prepare trainees and experienced professionals for modern practice by equipping them with the knowledge and cutting-edge techniques necessary to safely and successfully anesthetize children for a range of different surgeries and other procedures. Supporting their work with current data and evidence, the authors explore topics including basic principles, potential complications, and best practice, and illustrate their findings with detailed case studies that cover all major subspecialties.        

This essential new edition also features new and expanded sections:

  • Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery complications including postoperative blindness
  • Robotic surgery for Pediatric Urological Procedures
  • Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease (new chapter)
  • Extensive additional ultrasound images for regional anesthesia
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • The Pediatric Surgical Home and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (new chapter)

And 7 new videos:

1. Peripheral Venous Cannulation Using Ultrasound

2. Paravertebral Block

3. Transversus Abdominus Plane (TAP) Block

4. Thoracic Epidural Block

5. Lumbar Epidural Block

6. Ilioinguinal/Iliohypogastric Nerve Block

7. Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia 

Now in its sixth edition, Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia continues to provide reliable and easy-to-follow guidance to all anesthesiologists caring for younger patients.




About the Companion Website

Part 1 Principles of Pediatric Anesthesia

1 Ethics and Professionalism in Pediatric Anesthesia
David B. Waisel

2 History of Pediatric Anesthesia
T.C.K. Brown

3 Education in Pediatric Anesthesiology: Practice in the present with the future in mind
Stephanie A. Black, Justin L. Lockman, Alan Jay Schwartz

4 An Introduction to the Ethical Design, Conduct, and Analysis of Pediatric Clinical Trials
Myron Yaster, Jeffrey Galinkin & Mark S. Schreiner

5 Developmental Physiology and Biology of the Cardiovascular System
Barry D. Kussman, Wanda C. Miller-Hance, Dean B. Andropoulos

6 Developmental Physiology of the Respiratory System
Roland Neumann, Maria Victoria Fraga, Susan H. Guttentag, Dean B. Andropoulos, Britta S von Ungern-Sternberg

7 Developmental Physiology of the Central Nervous System
Zoel Quinonez, R. Blaine Easley, Bruno Bissonnette, Ken M. Brady

8 Developmental Physiology of the Liver, Gastrointestinal Tract, and Renal System
Peter N. Bromley, Ellen Rawlinson, Zoe Harclerode and James Bennett

9 Pharmacology
Jean X. Mazoit

10 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition
Peggy McNaull and Adam Suchar

11 Coagulation, Bleeding, and Blood Transfusion
Laura A. Downey, Margo R. Rollins, Bruce E. Miller

12 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Todd J. Kilbaugh, Robert M. Sutton, Ryan Morgan, Alexis A. Topjian, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Robert A. Berg

Part 2 Pediatric Anesthesia Management

13 Anxiety, Psychological Preparation, Awareness, and Behavior Change
Michelle Quinney and Mike Sury

14 Principles of the Pediatric Perioperative Surgical Home
Lynne Ferrari

15 Pediatric Airway Management
John E. Fiadjoe, Paul A. Stricker, Ronald S. Litman

16 Induction, Maintenance and Emergence from Anesthesia
Remek Kocz, James Armstrong, Jerrold Lerman, Stacey Watt

17 Post Anesthesia Care Unit Management
Warwick Ames and Allison Kinder Ross

18 Monitoring and Vascular Access
Dean Andropoulos

19 Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Claude Ecoffey

Part 3 Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia

20 Anesthesia for Fetal Intervention and Surgery
Olutoyin Olutoye, Mark Rosen, Mark D. Rollins

21 Anesthesia for Premature Infants
George A. Gregory

22 Anesthesia for the Full Term and Ex-premature Infant
Neil S. Morton, Ross Fairgrieve, Anthony Moores, Ewan Wallace

23 Anesthesia for the Adolescent and Young Adult Patient
Rahul G. Baijal and Dean B. Andropoulos

24 Anesthesia for Neurosurgical Procedures
Nicholas Carling, Ken M. Brady, Bruno Bissonnette, R. Blaine Easley

25 Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
Faith Ross, Grant McFadyen, Stefan Budac, Lynn D. Martin, Michael Richards

26 Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease

David Whiting, James A. DiNardo, Kirsten C. Odegard

27 Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Erin A. Gottlieb

28 Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery in Children
Joseph D. Tobias

29 Anesthesia for Transplantation
Manchula Navaratnam, Stephen A.  Stayer, Glynn Williams, Dean Andropoulos

30 Anesthesia for Abdominal Surgery
Lena S. Sun, Neeta R. Saraiya, Philipp J. Houck

31 Anesthesia for pediatric urologic procedures
Laura N. Zeigler, Katharina B. Modes, Jayant K. Deshpande

32 Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery
Cathy Lammers, Cecile Wyckaert, and Julianna Clark-Wronski

33 Otolaryngologic and Dental Surgery
Olutoyin A. Olutoye, Arvind Chandrakantan, Mehernoor Watcha

34 Anesthesia for Ophthalmologic Surgery
Julia Chen and Olutoyin Olutoye

35 Anesthesia for Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
Ehrenfried Schindler, Markus Martini and Martina Messing-Jünger

36 Pain Management in Children
Charles Berde and Christine Greco

37 Outpatient Anesthesia
Joseph A. Scattoloni, Olubukola O. Nafiu, Shobha Malviya, Dean B. Andropoulos

38 Anesthesia for Trauma
Monica S. Vavilala and Sarah A. Lee

39 Anesthesia for Burns
Gennadiy Fuzaylov

40 Anesthesia and Sedation Outside the Operating Room
Mohamed Mahmoud, Robert S. Holzman, Keira P. Mason

41 Pediatric Intensive Care
Rajeev Wadia, Rebecca J. Riggs, Dheeraj Goswami, Jamie McElrath Schwartz, Melania M. Bembea

42 Anesthesia for the Patient with a Genetic Syndrome
David Mann, Priscilla J. Garcia, Dean B. Andropoulos

43 Pediatric Anesthesia in Developing Countries
Adrian T. Bosenberg

Part 4 Quality, Outcomes, and Complications in Pediatric Anesthesia

44 Clinical Complications in Pediatric Anesthesia
Randall Flick, Christina M. Pabelick, Tracy E. Harrison, Kara A. Bjur, Elena Ashikhmin

45 Impact of pediatric surgery and anesthesia on brain development
Andreas W. Loepke and Sulpicio G. Soriano

46 Patient Simulation and Its Use in Pediatric Anesthesia
Anita Honkanen, Michael I. Chen, David A. Young

47 Databases, Registries, and Outcome Research in Pediatric Anesthesia
Joseph Cravero

48 Electronic Anesthesia Records: Anesthesia Information Management Systems
Allan F. Simpao and Mohamed A. Rehman

49 Operating Room Safety, Communication, and Teamwork
Thomas L. Shaw, Lauren M. Y. Lobaugh, Stephen A. Stayer


Appendix A: Pediatric Anesthesia Drugs and Other Treatments in the Perioperative Period
Dean B. Andropoulos

Appendix B: Pediatric Normal Laboratory Values
Dean B. Andropoulos