Anesthetic Management for the Pediatric Airway

Advanced Approaches and Techniques

  • Diego Preciado
  • Susan Verghese

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Janish Jay Patel, Susan T. Verghese, Diego A. Preciado
    Pages 15-20
  3. Monica Shah, Mofya S. Diallo
    Pages 29-42
  4. Benjamin Kloesel, Kumar Belani
    Pages 43-57
  5. Claude Abdallah, Jennifer R. White, Brian Kip Reilly
    Pages 59-66
  6. Sharon H. Gnagi, Michel J. Sabbagh, David R. White
    Pages 77-90
  7. Bobby Das, Catherine K. Hart
    Pages 91-95
  8. Suresh Thomas, Nikhil Patel
    Pages 105-112
  9. Sean W. Gallagher, Andrew R. Scott
    Pages 113-126
  10. Songyos Valairucha, Raafat S. Hannallah
    Pages 127-151
  11. Nina Rawtani, Yewande Johnson
    Pages 161-168
  12. Domiciano Jerry Santos, Evonne Greenidge
    Pages 169-179
  13. Sean-Patrick Alexander, Senthil Packiasabapathy, Senthilkumar Sadhasivam
    Pages 181-189
  14. Susan Lei, Lena S. Sun
    Pages 191-197
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 199-206

About this book


The advancement of tactics used in managing pediatric airway disorders can be attributed to an overall growth of collective knowledge among medical health professionals. This book is designed to sustain that growth of knowledge, with 18 chapters of insight and information by distinguished medical experts in both pediatric anesthesia and pediatric otolaryngology. It concisely and thoroughly covers topics such as subglottic stenosis, pharyngeal airway obstruction, laryngeal airway obstruction, obesity and sleep apnea and thoracic airway obstruction, among others. Chapters include scenarios where the skills and expertise of both anesthesiologists and otolaryngologists are being continually tested; the use of newer drugs and repurposing of older drugs; the combination of smaller amounts of different types of sedatives while avoiding intra-op narcotics and maintaining spontaneous ventilation are described in detail; Finally, a comprehensive review of new research emerging about ultra-rapid narcotics metabolizers among patients, making them more susceptible to medications, such as codeine, along with the latest information on the purported potential neurodevelopmental toxicity of some anesthetic agents are also included. Working as both an educational tool and a practical resource, medical practitioners, students and educators will find this text to be a valuable tool for the safely managing the pediatric patient undergoing anesthesia for difficult airway scenarios.


anesthetic management pediatric airway ENT emergencies anesthestic drugs and techniques difficult airways in children

Editors and affiliations

  • Diego Preciado
    • 1
  • Susan Verghese
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineGeorge Washington University School of MedicineWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyChildren’s National Health SystemWashington, DCUSA

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