Pediatric Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid. It contains more than 800, realistic, multiple-choice questions tailored to the keywords in the outline of the Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification Examination published by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). To maximize reading efficiency, annotated answers are followed by bulleted key facts and key references. With this book as guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the written primary certification pediatric anesthesiology board exam.
Table of Contents
Section I. BASIC SCIENCE 1. Anatomy 2. Physics and Anesthesia Equipment 3. Anesthetic Pharmacology: Physiologic States, Pathophysiologic States and Adverse Effects Section II. ORGAN-BASED BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCES 4. Respiratory System 5. Cardiovascular System 6. Central Nervous System 7. Gastrointestinal System 8. Renal and Urinary System 9. Endocrine/Metabolic System 10. Hematology/Oncology 11. Genetics Section III. CLINICAL SUBSPECIALTIES 12. Fetal 13. Neonatal 14. Painful Disease States 15. Otolaryngology 16. Plastic and Oral-Maxillary Facial Surgery 17. Ophthalmology 18. Orthopedic Surgery 19. Trauma and Burns Section IV. CLINICAL SCIENCE OF ANESTHESIA A. Evaluation and Preoperative Preparation of the Pediatric Patient 20. Evaluation of Coexisting Disease B. General Considerations of the Perioperative Period 22. Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia 23. General Anesthesia 24. Complications of Anesthesia 25. Special Techniques and Situations 26. Postoperative Period Section V. SPECIAL PROBLEMS OR ISSUES 27. Professional Issues 28. Principles of Biostatistics and Study Design