Not a bad textbook, Evers & Maze… But rubbish for paediatric pharmacodynamics… So I’ve swapped over to some paediatric physiology instead. I used Miller as it was handy.
SS_PA 1.24 Describe the physiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and neurological systems in the neonate and the changes that occur with growth and development and the implications of this for anaesthetic care
During the first 2 weeks of age a neonate can flip back into a foetal circulation TRUE/FALSE
The neonate has more compliant ventricles than an adult TRUE/FALSE
Infants have more type I muscle fibres in their diaphragm TRUE/FALSE
Neonates have decreased intracardiac calcium stores TRUE/FALSE
Oxygen consumption in infants is higher than in adults TRUE/FALSE