Anesthesia for Cesarean Section by Giorgio Capogna, ISBN-13: 978-3319420516

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Anesthesia for Cesarean Section by Giorgio Capogna, ISBN-13: 978-3319420516

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  • Publisher: ‎ Springer; 1st ed. 2017 edition (May 12, 2017)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 232 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 3319420518
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-3319420516

This book examines every aspect of anesthesia in patients undergoing cesarean section. Anesthetic and surgical techniques are clearly described, with detailed guidance on indications and contraindications and identification of potential complications. Practical information is provided on postoperative analgesia, postoperative course and nursing, the significance of cesarean section for breastfeeding, and the occurrence of long-term problems and chronic pain after cesarean section. Other topics to be addressed include the history and epidemiology of cesarean delivery, effects on the fetus and neonate, ethical issues, the humanization of childbirth, and maternal expectations and satisfaction. While many books are available on obstetric anesthesia, none is exclusively devoted to cesarean section although it is one of the most frequently performed surgeries.

Anesthesia for Cesarean Section will be appreciated by all anesthesiologists and will be a useful source of information for obstetricians, gynecologists, midwives, nurses, medical students, and trainees.

Giorgio Capogna, MD is the Head of the Department of Anesthesiology at Città di Roma Hospital in Rome, Italy. He is professor of Obstetric Aneshesia at the University of Rome and he is the Director of the European School of Obstetric Anesthesia and of the Maternal Neonatale Simulation Centre in Rome.

Dr. Capogna received his medical degree at the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy in 1978. He received his specialization in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care from the Catholic University of Rome in 1981.

Dr. Capogna has published extensively. He has authored or co-authored over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, editorials and abstracts as well as numerous book chapters. His has been member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesia Digest, Anesthesia & Analgesia, International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia and Minerva Anestesiologica. Dr Capogna has made numerous presentations as a visiting professor and invited lecturer. He has also attended several national and international meetings as a speaker and chairmen.

Dr. Capogna is an active member of many professional societies, including the European Society of Anaesthesiology, the Italian Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, the Obstetric Anaesthetist’s Association and the European Society of Regional Anesthesia.

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