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Contributors

Editors

Orlando R. Hung, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Anesthesia, Surgery, and Pharmacology
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Michael F. Murphy, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Alberta
Zone Chief of Anesthesiology
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Associate Editors

Thomas J. Coonan, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Surgery
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

J. Adam Law, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Anesthesia, and Surgery
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ian R. Morris, BEng, MD, FRCPC, DABA, FACEP
Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ronald D. Stewart, MD
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Anesthesia, and Emergency Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Contributors

David C. Abramson, MBChB, FFA(SA)
North Texas Children's Anesthesia
Dallas, Texas
Chapter 47

Aaron E. Bair, MD
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
U.C. Davis Medical Centre
University of California
Sacramento, California
Chapter 25

Stephen Beed, MD, FRCPC, DipABA, Cert CCM
Associate Professor Anesthesia and Medicine
Dalhousie University
Attending Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician
Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 27

Phil Blum, MBBS, FANZCA
Senior Lecturer
Flinders University
Deputy Director
Department of Anaesthesia
Royal Darwin Hospital
Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia
Chapter 56

Kerry B. Broderick, MD
Emergency Medicine
Denver Health Medical Centre
Denver, Colorado
Chapters 21, 22

David A. Caro, MD
Associate Residency Director
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida Health Science Centre—Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
Chapters 19, 25

Idena Carroll, CRNA, MS
Anesthesia Clinical and Educational Services, PA
Program Director
Nurse Anesthesia Program
Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Chapters 5, 18

Chris C. Christodoulou, MBChB, FRCPC
Assistant Professor in Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesia
University of Manitoba
I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Chapter 11

Thomas J. Coonan, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Surgery
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 12, 56

Richard M. Cooper, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor
Department of Anesthesia
University of Toronto
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management
Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapters 10, 28

Edward T. Crosby, MD, FRCPC
Department of Anesthesiology
Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Chapters 2, 5, 15, 37

Jo Davies, MB BS, FRCA
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 61

D. John Doyle, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Anesthesiology and Staff Anesthesiologist
Department of General Anesthesiology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio
Chapters 1, 57

Dennis Drapeau, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Dalhousie University
Department of Anesthesia
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 35

Laura V. Duggan, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Chapter 42

Lorraine J. Foley, MD
Winchester Anesthesia Associates
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Tufts School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesia
Winchester Hospital
Winchester, Massachusetts
Chapter 60

Ronald B. George, MD, FRCPC
Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 4, 53

Steven A. Godwin, MD
Residency Director
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida Health Science Centre—Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
Chapter 19

Angelina Guzzo, MDCM, PhD, FRCPC
Department of Anesthesia
Montreal General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Chapter 31

Carin Hagberg, MD
Joseph C. Gabel Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, Texas
Chapter 39

Dietrich Henzler, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology
Dalhousie University
Department of Anesthesia and Division of Critical Care
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Chapter 29

Chris Hinkewich, MD
Resident, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 12

Wendy Howard, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Anesthesia for ENT and Difficult Airways
Department of Anesthesiology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York
Chapter 41

Orlando R. Hung, MD, FRCPC
Departments of Anesthesia, Surgery, and Pharmacology
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Department of Anesthesia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 4, 6, 11, 12, 16, 17, 31, 35, 60

Narasimhan Jagannathan, MD
Department of Pediatric Anesthesia
Children's Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Chapter 42

Andy Jagoda, MD, FACEP
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
Chapter 15

Liane B. Johnson, MDCM, FRCSC
Department of Otolaryngology
Dalhousie University
Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 13, 31, 43, 44

Sara Kim, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medical Education and Bioinformatics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 61

David Kirkpatrick, MD, FRCSC
Professor and Head
Department of Otolaryngology
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 26

George Kovacs, MD, FRCPC
Professor Emergency Medicine
Dalhousie University
Attending Emergency Physician
Capital District Health Authority
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 7, 8

J. Adam Law, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor
Departments of Anesthesia, and Surgery
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 10, 15, 55, 56, 58

Gordon O. Launcelott, MD, FRCPC
Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 13, 38

Richard M. Levitan, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chapter 8

Robert C. Luten, MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Chapter 48

Dolores M. McKeen, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 49

Genevieve MacKinnon, MD
Resident in Anesthesiology
Dalhousie University
Capital District Health Authority
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 24

Kirk J. MacQuarrie, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 26

Ian R. Morris, BEng, MD, FRCPC, DABA, FACEP
Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 3, 9, 33, 34

Holly A. Muir, MD, FRCPC
Chief, Division of Women's Anesthesia
Vice Chair Clinical Operations
Director of Perioperative Leaders Group, DN OR
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University Medical Centre
Durham, North Carolina
Chapters 51, 52

Michael F. Murphy, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Alberta
Zone Chief of Anesthesiology
Edmonton Zone
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Chapters 1, 2, 6, 7, 14, 20, 24, 32, 54, 59, 60, 61

Joshua Nagler, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital Boston Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 48

Adeyemi J. Olufolabi, MBBS, DCH, FRCA
Division of Women's Anesthesia
Duke University Medical Centre
Durham, North Carolina
Chapter 51, 52

Steven Petrar, MD
Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 6

David Petrie, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Dalhousie University
Attending Physician Emergency Medicine
Capital District Health Authority
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Chapters 14, 24

Tom C. Phu, MD
Staff Anesthesiologist
Department of Anesthesia
University of British Columbia
Royal Columbian Hospital,
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Chapter 16

Dmitry Portnoy, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, Texas
Chapter 39

Saul Pytka, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology (Clinical)
University of Calgary
Staff Anesthesiologist
Rockyview General Hospital
Referral Physician
STARS Air Ambulance
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Chapters 5, 18, 59

Brian K. Ross, PhD, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Chapters 49, 50

Matthew G. Simms, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Staff Anesthesiologist
Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 58

Christian M. Soder, MD, FRCPC
Chief, Department of Pediatric Critical Care
IWK Health Centre
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric Critical Care
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapters 43, 46

Ronald D. Stewart, BA, BSc, MD, OC, ONS, DSc
Departments of Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 16

John M. Tallon, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Community Health and Epidemiology
Dalhousie University
Attending Physician Emergency Medicine
Capital District Health Authority
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 14

Narendra Vakharia, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Dalhousie University
Victoria General Hospital Site
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 53

Robert J. Vissers, MD, FRCPC, FACEP
Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
Adjunct Associate Professor
Oregon Health Sciences University
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Chapter 23

Arnim Vlatten, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Department of Pediatric Anesthesia
Department of Pediatric Critical Care
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Chapter 45

Mark Vu, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
University of British Columbia
Attending Anesthesiologist
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia
Chapters 14, 17

Sarah H. Wiser, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 41

Ron M. Walls, MD
Chairman Department of Emergency Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Division of Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 20

David T. Wong, MD
Associate Professor
University of Toronto
Department of Anesthesia
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapters 30, 40

Richard D. Zane, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 21

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