Chapter 6. Perioperative Anesthetic and Analgesic Risks and Complications

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor3,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist4 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief5,6
  1. Philippa Evans BA, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA1 and
  2. Mark Thomas BSc, MBBChir, FRCA Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch6

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Evans, P. and Thomas, M. (2009) Perioperative Anesthetic and Analgesic Risks and Complications, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 4

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 5

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    SpR Anaesthetics, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • perioperative anesthetic and analgesic risks and complications;
  • respiratory complications;
  • cardiovascular complications;
  • airway complications;
  • gastrointestinal complications;
  • neurological complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specific complications of general anesthesia, their prevention and management

  • Specific complications of pain management

  • Complications associated with intravenous fluids

  • Complications associated with blood transfusion

  • References