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Additional Topics: Pediatrics 

Additional Topics: Pediatrics
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Additional Topics: Pediatrics
Author(s):

Ruchir Gupta

, Monique Cadogan

, and Barbara Vickers

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190852474.003.0035
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date: 23 October 2019

In this chapter several topics related to managing pediatric anesthesia are discussed. Subtopics include managing patients with the CHARGE syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot, Treacher-Collins syndrome, and malignant hyperthermia. Also addressed is anesthetia management in a pediatric patient with pyloric stenosis. Airway management in pediatric patients is also discussed, including induction. Differences between an omphalocele and a gastroschisis are outlined, and closure of an omphalocele in an infant is addressed. Each scenario is presented as a short, three- to four-question additional topic.

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