SECTION I: CASES RESULTING IN PERIOPERATIVE DEATH .-Death During Monitored Anesthesia Care.-Anesthesia During Liver Transplant: Hepatic Function, TEG, Massive Transfusion, States of Liver Transplantation, MELD Scoring.- Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Falling Through Caregiver Cracks to Death .-Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Pulmonary Aspiration.- Massive Pulmonary Hemorrhage During Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy.- SECTION II: CASES RESULTING IN PERIOPERATIVE NEAR DEATH OR VERYSERIOUS COMPLICATIONS.- A Case of CHARGE Syndrome and Hypoxemia.- A Patient With ALS Requiring Intubation.-Blowtorch Airway Fire.-Anesthetic Implications of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and the Surgical Repair of Scoliosis.- Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum.- Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Premature Infant.-SECTION III: CASES RESULTING IN PERIOPERATIVE SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS.-Post-operative Respiratory Distress in the PACU: A Unique Differential Diagnosis.-An Undiagnosed Intraoperative Pheochromocytoma.-LMA Morbidity: A Case of Unilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Plasy.-Management of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (LAST) .- Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency in a Patient with Subglottic Stenosis.-SECTION IV: CASES REQUIRING DIFFICULT AND/OR UNUSUAL ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT.- Cesarean Section in a Heart Failure Patient with Previous Lumbosacral Spine Surgery.-Organization Promotes Safety: A Step Forward.-A Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Anesthetic Management of Patients on Mechanical.Circulatory Support and Status Post Heart Transplantation.- A Minor Hiccup: Singultus, Regurgitation, and Aspiration under Anesthesia.-Myasthenia Gravis.-Massive Hemorrhage after Dilatation and Curettage.-Intraoperative Bradycardia and Asystole.-Anesthesia for the Obese Parturient.-Management of Intracardiac Thrombus During Orthotopic Liver Transplant.-Preventing Perioperative Complications of Epidermolysis Bullosa.-
Written by experts in the anesthesiology field, this unique resource explores the various issues and complications that arise during the administration of anesthesiology in various clinical settings. To convey the depth and breadth of these potential obstacles, 26 real-life cases are explored and examined throughout the book. Each chapter includes a case summary, discussion questions, and selected references - all of which are supplemented by high quality illustrations and images that provide distinctive visual synopses of key teaching points. Clinical Anesthesiology II: Lessons from Morbidity and Mortality Conferences is an indispensable guide that functions as both a pragmatic reference and compelling read for practitioners and critical care medicine trainees.