Children in Intensive Care

Children in Intensive Care : A Survival Guide

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The needs of critically ill children are unique and this handy pocket book will be invaluable to anyone who needs a quick account of intensive care procedures. It brings together all the vital information in one source and in an accessible format.

The text is organised by body systems and gives helpful hints on managing children with various conditions. Tables of normal values are included and additional information is provided about equipment needed in a paediatric emergency.

?. the information is clearly laid out and so is readily accessible
?. lightweight, pocket sized and easy to use in a clinical setting
?. written by British authors - nothing quite like it on the market
?. covers equipment needed in a paediatric emergency
?. helpful hints on managing a range of patients with various conditions
. brings together information not readily available in one book

step by step chest x-ray interpretation including abnormalities
non-invasive ventilation and capnography
differentiation of upper airway obstruction
new surgical options for very complex cardiac defects.
diagrams of the recommended ways to move children with a suspected neck/head injury
a chapter on child protection
general features of common childhood illnesses
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 116 x 180 x 16mm | 322.05g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0443100233
  • 9780443100239
  • 82,456

Table of contents

Abbreviations. All about resuscitation. Airway, acid base and ventilation. Cardiac care. Renal dysfunction. Liver dysfunction. Neurology assessment and management. Fluids and nutrition. Blood and electrolytes, normal values and transfusion. Drugs - inotropes and infusions. Handy hints for various conditions. Principles of safe transport. Death of a child. Child development. Child protection. Quick reference to syndromes. Index
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