Paediatrics: Paediatric airway and breathing considerations

Paediatric airway anatomical differences to adult and how to overcome them Airway assessment Preoperative considerations, planning and emergency preparation Induction of anaesthesia in a patient with a potentially difficult airway Congenital syndromes that have specific airway considerations Calculations and formulas for airway devices References Paediatric airway differences to adult and how to overcome them If…

Paediatrics: Congenital heart disease

Topics within this page Classification of CHD (with pictures) Physiology of cardiac disease Fontan circulation Anaesthesia for CHD patients undergoing surgery Classification of CHD: Left to right shunts Obstructive lesions Right to left shunts Complex shunts Physiology Normal or series circulation Systemic and pulmonary circulation working together in series. Most repaired CHDs have this. Unrepaired…