A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia


A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia, 2e

By Brenda A. Bucklin, Curtis L. Baysinger and David Gambling

Anaesthesiology, Medical
  • Paperback
  • 9781469882864
  • March 2016
  • 576 pages
  • List Price: £72.00
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Successfully combining the comprehensive depth of a textbook and the user‑friendly features of a practical handbook, A Practical Approach to Obstetric Anesthesia, 2nd Edition, is an indispensable resource for both experienced and novice clinicians. Focusing on clinical issues in obstetric anesthesia, it uses an easy‑to‑follow outline format for quick reference, enhanced with numerous tables, figures, and photographs. The use of color in this edition highlights key information and improves readability for daily practice and      study.

Key Features:

  • Presents the most up‑to‑date information available in obstetric anesthesiology, including guidance on both routine and complicated patient care.
  • Features new chapters on ultrasound and echocardiographic techniques, trauma, management of the opioid dependent parturient, and maternal morbidity and mortality.
  • Covers pharmacology and physiology, antepartum considerations, labor and delivery, postpartum issues, and disease states in obstetric patients, including a chapter on obesity and pregnancy, as well as guidelines from national organizations.
  • Provides Clinical Pearls throughout, as well as Key Points in each chapter and current references for further study.
  • Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross‑links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross‑linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use


'An excellent mix between a comprehensive textbook and a practical handbook, providing concise but up-to-date information that focuses on a patient’s care in a portable format'

'The list of contributors is impressive involving many international experts in obstetric anesthesia.'

'The key information for clinical practice is summarized via clinical pearls and key points'

'The physical book is accompanied by a downloadable eBook for iOS and Android, enhancing the transportability and access regardless of location.'

'An excellent compact and handy reference for peridelivery physicians'

Anesthesia and Analgesia, January 2017, Volume 124, Number 1
Jean Guglielminotti, MD, PhD
Department d’Anesthésie-Réanimation
Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard
Paris, France


Publication Month
March 2016
Edition Type

Product Format
Height x Width
6452 x 4522 mm
503941 grams
Number of Pages
576 pages

MEDICAL / Anesthesiology