9780443100239

Children in Intensive Care: A Survival Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780443100239

  • ISBN10:

    0443100233

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-01
  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

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Summary

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. 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.

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
Quick reference to syndromes
Index
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