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Title Paediatric intensive care / edited by Peter Barry, Kevin Morris, Tariq Ali ; with special PICU nursing advisor, Yvonne Heward
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 917 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford specialist handbooks in paediatrics
Oxford specialist handbooks in paediatrics.
Contents Contributors; Symbols and abbreviations; Section 1 General introduction to paediatric intensive care; 1 An introduction to paediatric intensive care; 2 Epidemiology and outcome of paediatric intensive care; 3 Paediatric resuscitation and critical care outreach; 4 Clinical assessment; 5 Physics and clinical measurement; 6 Vascular access and clinical monitoring; 7 Applied physiology and bedside assessment; Section 2 Organ system support and related practical procedures; 8 Airway management and ventilation; 9 Anaesthesia; 10 Analgesia and sedation; 11 Circulatory support
12 Cardiopulmonary bypass13 Managing fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base; 14 Renal replacement therapies; 15 Nutrition; 16 Heat-related illness; 17 Prescribing; 18 Transport and retrieval; 19 Imaging in paediatric intensive care; Section 3 Specific specialties; 20 Cardiac disorders and postoperative care; 21 Respiratory disease; 22 Neurocritical care; 23 Trauma and burns; 24 Infection control policies and PICU; 25 Immunity and infection; 26 Sepsis and multiple organ failure; 27 Laboratory investigations for infectious disease; 28 Antimicrobial use on the PICU; 29 Neonatology
30 Gastroenterology and hepatology31 Nephrology; 32 Diabetes and endocrinology; 33 Metabolic disorders; 34 Haematology; 35 Brain death, organ donation, and transplantation; 36 Poisoning; 37 Technology-dependent children; 38 Genetic syndromes; 39 Paediatric intensive care medicine in the developing world; Section 4 Compassionate and family-orientated care; 40 The child and family in PICU; 41 Aspects of the law in paediatric intensive care; 42 Clinical governance, audit, and risk management; 43 Child protection; Appendix; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Summary From setting up the ventilator, to managing low cardiac output, this book gives practical and realistic advice for children's doctors and nurses in intensive care. It organises information by system or speciality and presents this information in easily-accessible chunks to make it easy to get to the answers quickly
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pediatric emergencies.
Pediatric intensive care.
Critical Care.
Child, Preschool.
Critical Care.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Ali, Tariq, FRCA.
Barry, Peter, 1960-
Morris, Kevin (Kevin Paul)
ISBN 0191575240 (electronic bk.)
9780191575242 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Pediatric intensive care