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Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide, Second Edition

Author(s): Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA
  • ISBN-13: 9781284090987
  • Spiral/paperback    400 pages      © 2017
Price: $58.95 US List
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Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide, Second Edition is a unique, quick reference for the care of a pediatric patient. Covering nearly every drug given in the perioperative care of a child, it provides calculations down to the milligram to give the best dose per gram/kilogram weight for both perioperative and emergency drugs. Completely updated and revised, it discusses and lists the dose range of each anesthetic drug, antibiotic, continuous IV drug infusions, local anesthetics, and epidural/caudal pediatric guidelines.

The Second Edition includes two separate sections on Neonates and Pediatrics with detailed information on diseases, emergencies, and their anesthetic implications, including “pearls of information” for systemic differences between the two age groups affecting their care, such as volume status, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hepatic, and temperature considerations.  

  • Updated dosages to meet current standards
  • New antibiotics include ceftriaxone, cefuroxime, ertapenem, levofloxacin, metronidazole, Unasyn, and Zosyn
  • New drugs include rectal doses of Tylenol and IV Tylenol (Ofirmev), hydromorphone, remifentanil, and sufentanil

Applicable Courses

Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum, Pediatric Clinical Rotations

1  Introduction
2  Norman Vital Signs, Weight, and H&H
3  Pediatric NPO Guidelines, Fluids, Colloids, and Blood Products
4  Pediatric Circuits, Intubation Equipment, Mac andVolatile Inhaled Anesthetics
5  Pediatric Anesthesia Equipment and Drug Setup
6  Pediatric Pharmacology – Perioperative and Emergency Drugs

Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA

Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey MSN, CRNA has practiced as a cardiothoracic intensive care nurse for many years, and taught several types of nursing courses (Advanced Cardiac Life Support and classes for Critical Care Registered Nurses).  In addition, she served as an adjunct clinical instructor for Seminole Community College.  She has published three case studies in a peer-reviewed journal and has successfully completed three anesthesia texts including two pocket-guides and a textbook on Surgical Procedures and Anesthetic Implications.  She has spoken at the Cleveland AANA meeting in 2006, done lectures at the Regional State Meeting in North Carolina, and been a guest lecturer at the Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia.  In addition to her successful publishing and speaking career, Mrs. Macksey maintains an active anesthesia practice as a CRNA and serves as a clinical preceptor to nurse anesthesia students at the Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia in North Carolina.

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