Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target Controlled Infusions: A Comprehensive Global Anthology

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Anthony R. Absalom, Keira P. Mason
Springer, Mar 1, 2017 - Medical - 824 pages
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 of expertise. 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.

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Anthony R. Absalom, MBChB, FRCA, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, The University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The NetherlandsDr. Absalom is internationally recognized as a leading expert on anaesthetic pharmacology and total intravenous anesthesia. He currently serves as Editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia and is a former editorial board member of Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. He is currently president of the Society for Intravenous Anesthesia (UK). In the past he has served as a board member of ISAP (International Society for Intravenous Anaesthesia) and as vice-president of the World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia.
Keira P. Mason, MD is an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia (Radiology) at Harvard Medical School, , Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Mason is a Springer author. We recently published the expanded Second Edition of her critically and globally acclaimed book, Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, 2nd ed, Mason, ed., (2015). During 1998-2014, Dr. Mason was Director of Radiology Anesthesia and Sedation at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she developed a sedation and anesthesia program that continues to be nationally and internationally recognized. She is considered a pioneer of innovative and safe sedation protocols which have been adopted worldwide. Dr. Mason is past- Vice President of the World Society of Intravenous Anesthesia (Founding Board Member), and a frequent invited lecturer to national and international conferences, including Society of Interventional Radiology, American Society 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, International Association of Pediatric Dentistry, All-African Anaesthesia Congress, Asian Society of Paediatric Anesthesiologists, and many others. She is the Course Director for Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room, a conference she initiated through Harvard Medical School and is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Committees. She has authored many book chapters. As a Principal Investigator of numerous studies, some which required approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), she has numerous publications. Dr. Mason continues to serve on expert panels for the FDA. She is on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Anaesthesia.

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