- First definitive text of total intravenous anesthesia and target controlled infusion
- Internationally renowned editors and contributors provide comprehensive, expert coverage
- Addresses history of TIVA and of TCI, neuropharmacology of TIVA, and pharmacological modeling basics
- In-depth profiles of drugs used in TIVA and of up-and-coming new drugs
- Drug interactions
- Case studies of adult and pediatric patients, with accompanying video
- Risks and benefits, outcomes, training, and patient safety also addressed
This is a comprehensive and authoritative presentation of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) and target controlled infusion (TCI). The editors’ international reputation has enabled them to recruit leading experts from around the world to write single-author chapters in their area ofexpertise. Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target Controlled Infusions is the first multi-disciplinary, globally authored volume on the topic.
Providing a single source of information on all aspects of TIVA and TCI, from pharmacologic modeling and the pharmacology of intravenous anesthetic drugs to practical considerations in the clinical setting and the requirements of special populations, Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target Controlled Infusions examines the debate about the risks and advantages of TIVA, analyze outcome studies, and provides guidance on creating a curriculum to teach TIVA and TCI.
Anthony R. Absalom, MBChB, FRCA, MD
Professor of AnesthesiologyThe University Medical Center Groningen The Netherlands
Dr. Absalom is internationally recognized as a leading expert on total intravenous anesthesia. He currently serves as Editor, British Journal of Anaesthesia and is an editorial board member of Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. He is former president of the UK Society for IntravenousAnesthesia and a board member of the World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia.
Keira P. Mason, MDAssociate Professor of Anaesthesia (Radiology)Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MAStaff Anesthesiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA StaffAnesthesiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Mason is a Springer author. We recently published the Second Edition of her critically acclaimed book, Mason, ed., Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, 2nd ed (2015).
During 1998-2014, Dr. Mason was Director of Radiology Anesthesia and Sedation, Boston Children’s Hospital where she developed a sedation program that is nationally and internationally recognized as being a forerunner in establishing sedation protocols that are safe and usingmedications that have never previously been used. Dr. Mason is currently Vice President, World Society of Intravenous Anesthesia (Founding Board Member), and a frequent invited lecturer to national and international conferences, including Society of Interventional Radiology, AmericanSociety of Anesthesiologists, Radiological Society of North America, International Dental Congress on Anesthesia, Sedation, and Pain Control, Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia, Asian and Oceanic Society of Regional Anesthesia, Japanese Society for Intravenous Anesthesia, All-AfricanAnaesthesia Congress, Asian Society of Paediatric Anesthesiologists, and many others.