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Author Adamo-Tumminelli, Pat.

Title A Guide to Pediatric Tracheotomy Care
Edition Second edition
Published Springfield : Charles C Thomas Publisher, LTD, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (90 pages)
Contents HALF TITLE: A Guide To Pediatric Tracheotomy Care; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; TITLE PAGE: A Guide To Pediatric Tracheotomy Care; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Function of a Tracheotomy and Indications; Chapter 2: Role of the Hospital Nurse Clinician; Chapter 3: Home Care Overview -- Emotional Aspects; Chapter 4: General Home Care For Children With Tracheotomies; Chapter 5: Suctioning; Chapter 6: Inner Cannula Care; Chapter7: Care of External Area around the Stoma; Chapter 8: Changing the Tracheostomy Tube; Chapter 9: Changing the Tracheotomy Tapes
Chapter 10: Home Care of the Child With a Tracheotomy Who is Ventilator DependentChapter11: Illne; Chapter 12: Emergency Measures; Chapter 13: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Chapter 14: Respiratory Care Equipment Used in the Home; Chapter 15: Cleaning Procedures For Respiratory Equipment; Chapter 16: Travelling; Chapter 17: Assisting Agencies; Chapter 18: Education; Chapter19: Checking Your Progress; Chapter 20: Answer Key; Emergency Telephone Numbers
Summary This is a comprehensive guide for the care of pediatric tracheotomies prepared by a parent who has lived with the anxiety and frustrations that are a part of the everyday experience of those charged with the care of these children. The tremendous social impact such a child makes on the entire family is formidable. Pediatricians encourage parent participation and home care for all children capable of living at home. The most disabled child can be maintained at home and even attend school with the proper medical, nursing and social supports. The author has written in layman's language with simpl
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Subject Children with disabilities -- Home care.
Pediatric otolaryngology.
Tracheotomy -- Patients -- Home care.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0398082111 (electronic bk.)
9780398082116 (electronic bk.)