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By Andropoulos, Dean B

This well timed revision displays the speedy advances in surgical procedure and anesthesia for congenital middle affliction that experience happened lately, together with neonatal cardiac surgical procedure and anesthesia, therapy of unmarried ventricle sufferers, new diagnostic modalities, and advancements within the catheterization laboratory. New chapters handle mechanical aid of the flow, embryology, and quality/outcomes management.


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17 Problem identification and general needs assessment Targeted needs assessment Goals and objectives Educational strategies Implementation Evaluation and feedback. Problem identification and general needs assessment This comprises identification and characterization of the healthcare problem: • Whom does it affect? • What does it affect? • What is the qualitative and quantitative importance of the effects? Education in anesthesia for CHD covers a wide range of lesions – uncorrected, corrected, and palliative therapies.

In the meantime, the search for a palliative operation went on, also spurred by the increasing success of the Fontan operation, which had been introduced in 1970 [42]. This meant that there now was a theoretical endpoint for HLHS as well as for other forms of SV physiology. It was William Norwood at Boston Children’s Hospital who was the first person to devise a viable palliation and also to complete the repair with a Fontan operation the following year [43]. The publication of this landmark paper spurred considerable discussion.

15 28 Anand KJ, Sippell WG, Aynsley-Green A. Randomised trial of fentanyl anaesthesia in preterm babies undergoing surgery. Effects on the stress response. Lancet 1987;1(8527):243–8. This study shows that preterm babies undergoing ligation of PDAs can have a significant stress response affecting postoperative course and fentanyl administration can decrease the response and improve outcomes. 34 Heymann MA. Pharmacologic use of prostaglandin E1 in infant with congenital heart disease. Am Heart J 1981;101(6):837–43.

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