Anesthetic and pharmacologic considerations in perioperative care of obese children

“Optimal and safe anesthetic management of an obese child requires thoughtful pre-procedure assessment and meticulous perioperative management tailored to associated comorbidities, with heightened awareness of potential perioperative complications. There remains a need for improved guidelines for risk stratification, drug dosing and postoperative disposition in this patient population.”

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29275265