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Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesia
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  • Popular case book updated and greatly expanded
  • 87 true-story clinical “near misses”
  • Review tool for subspecialty board examination

Authored by “a superb clinician and award-winning teacher,”* Near Misses in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Second Edition is a thorough updating and significant expansion of this popular case book in the newest anesthesiology subspecialty to be approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties.


The book comprises 87 true-story clinical “near misses,” including 40 cases that are brand new. Recommendations, references, and discussion accompany each case.  The cases provide an ideal basis for problem-centered learning and also model how to learn from experience and to maintain professionalism during the lifelong development of clinical expertise. 


Dr. Brock-Utne’s latest case book provides a pediatric complement to his bestselling Case Studies of Near Misses in Clinical Anesthesia (Springer, 2012) and Clinical Anesthesia: Near Misses and Lessons Learned​ (Springer, 2008)​.

Table of contents

Chapter 1.         Case 1: Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy under General Anesthesia

Chapter 2.         Case 2: Sudden Anesthesia System Failure

Chapter 3.         Case 3: Broviac Catheter Placement in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 4.         Case 4: Occluded Reinforced (Armored) Endotracheal Tube

Chapter 5.         Case 5: The Too-Small Rigid Bronchoscope

Chapter 6.         Case 6: Anaphylaxis, Anaphylactoid Reaction, Or What Was It?

Chapter 7.         Case 7: Generalized Convulsions after Regional Anesthesia

Chapter 8.         Case 8: Hypotension during Microdiscectomy

Chapter 9.         Case 9: Intraoperative Hypotension in a Patient Receiving Chronic Steroids

Chapter 10.     Case 10: Changing a Nasotracheal Tube for an Oral Tube in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 11.     Case 11: Blocked Intravenous Line during Rapid-Sequence Induction

Chapter 12.     Case 12: Postinduction Difficult Intubation

Chapter 13.     Case 13: Blunt Upper Airway Trauma in a Patient with Recent Polysubstance Abuse

Chapter 14.     Case 14: The Stuck Elevator

Chapter 15.     Case 15: Postoperative Upper Airway Obstruction

Chapter 16.     Case 16: Postoperative Respiratory Complications in a Neonate

Chapter 17.     Case 17: Pregnant Teenager with a Bad Outcome

Chapter 18.     Case 18: Tension Pneumoperitoneum

Chapter 19.     Case 19: A Patient with Status Asthmaticus

Chapter 20.     Case 20: Intraoperative Decrease in Electrocardiogram Amplitude: Cause for Concern?

Chapter 21.     Case 21: Potential Disaster: An Intravenous Line That Stops Working in the Perioperative Phase

Chapter 22.     Case 22: Ventilatory Management in Major Thoracic Incisional Injury

Chapter 23.     Case 23: Airway Leak in a Prone Patient

Chapter 24.     Case 24: Difficulty in Extubation

Chapter 25.     Case 25: Tonsillectomy

Chapter 26.     Case 26: An Unusual Cause of a Serious Cardiac Arrhythmia

Chapter 27.     Case 27: A Patient with Supraglottic Mass

Chapter 28.     Case 28: Pressurized Intravenous Hetastarch

Chapter 29.     Case 29: Intraoperative Hypotension

Chapter 30.     Case 30: Hematuria

Chapter 31.     Case 31: Congenital Complete Heart Block

Chapter 32.     Case 32: Neonatal Respiratory Distress

Chapter 33.     Case 33: Respiratory Distress in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 34.     Case 34: The Butterfly Needle (Abbott)

Chapter 35.     Case 35: Hypotension on Induction of Anesthesia in a Trauma Patient

Chapter 36.     Case 36: Delayed Postoperative Respiratory Obstruction

Chapter 37.     Case 37: An Abnormal Capnogram

Chapter 38.     Case 38: Retropharyngeal Abscess

Chapter 39.     Case 39: Rising End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide

Chapter 40.     Case 40: Acute Abdomen

Chapter 41.     Case 41: Difficulty in Ventilation in the Postinduction Period

Chapter 42.     Case 42: Unexplained Low Oxygen Saturation

Chapter 43.     Case 43: Occlusion of an Endotracheal Tube in a Neonate

Chapter 44.     Case 44: Surgical Emphysema after a Motor Vehicle Accident

Chapter 45.     Case 45: Postoperative Respiratory Arrest

Chapter 46.     Case 46: Rapid Increase in Body Temperature after Induction of General Anesthesia

Chapter 47.     Case 47: Intraoperative "Oozing"

Chapter 48.     Case 48:  A Tip for Nasotracheal Intubation

Chapter 49.     Case 49:  A Case of Anisocoria Following General Anesthesia

Chapter 50.     Case 50:  A Routine Tonsil- and Adenoidectomy

Chapter 51.     Case 51:  Drug Overdose

Chapter 52.     Case 52:  Cardiac Arrest in a Neonate

Chapter 53.     Case 53:  Bilateral Tourniquets.  Beware

Chapter 54.     Case 54:  Neurofibromatosis.  A Warning.

Chapter 55.     Case 55:  A Machine Failure

Chapter 56.     Case 56:  A Severe Case of Bronchospasm

Chapter 57.     Case 57:  A Peanut in the Airway

Chapter 58.     Case 58:  A Sprinkler Spike Lodged in a Patient’s Head

Chapter 59.     Case 59:  Infusion of Cold Blood.  Should We Worry?

Chapter 60.     Case 60:  Respiratory Arrest after Extubation

Chapter 61.     Case 61:  Sudden Increase in End-Tidal CO2

Chapter 62.     Case 62:  A Case of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Chapter 63.     Case 63:  Intraoperative Airway Obstruction

Chapter 64.     Case 64:  An Anterior Mediastinal Mass. What Will You Do?

Chapter 65.     Case 65:  A “Routine” MRI Case

Chapter 66.     Case 66:  A Serious Problem during Neurosurgery

Chapter 67.     Case 67:  A Case of Severe Intra-abdominal Pressure

Chapter 68.     Case 68:  A Case of Severe Laryngospasm

Chapter 69.     Case 69:  An ETT Suction Problem

Chapter 70.     Case 70:  A Child Refusing an Operation

Chapter 71.     Case 71:  Why So Sleepy?

Chapter 72.     Case 72:  Check Your Facts

Chapter 73.     Case 73:  A Strange Capnogram

Chapter 74.     Case 74:  Relying on Others

Chapter 75.     Case 75:  Monitored Anesthesia Care.  Watch Out.

Chapter 76.     Case 76:  An Intermittently Worrisome Capnography Trace

Chapter 77.     Case 77:  Cardiac Arrest at the Conclusion of Neurosurgery

Chapter 78.     Case 78:  Watch Out

Chapter 79.     Case 79:  A Complication of Central Venous Cannulation?

Chapter 80.     Case 80:  An Example of Murphy’s Law

Chapter 81.     Case 81:  A Tragic Case

Chapter 82.     Case 82:  Hemoptysis from a 2-Month Tracheostomy

Chapter 83.     Case 83:  A Potentially Serious Incident

Chapter 84.     Case 84:  Rusty Material in an Oxygen Flow Meter

Chapter 85.     Case 85:  A Surprising Solution to an Airway Emergency

Chapter 86.     Case 86:  An Airway Leak in the ICU

Chapter 87.     Case 87:  Pediatric Dental Anesthesia



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