Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing

Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Edition 1

Editors: Carol Williams and Julie Asquith
ISBN: 9780443055287
Publication Date : Dec 17, 1999
Page Count: 456
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
A comprehensive textbook on caring for the infant and child in intensive care. The text includes specific illness / disorders with related A & P, medical management and nursing care and a complete guide to the problems and solutions of working in the PICU.
About the Editor
By Carol Williams, Special Clinical Nurse, Guy's and Thomas's NHS Trust, UK; and Julie Asquith, Senior Nurse, Guy's and Thomas's NHS Trust, UK
Table of Contents
Assessment of the Critically Ill Child · Monitoring Physiological Signs · Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation · Transportation of the Critically Ill Child · Respiratory Function · Respiratory Disorders · Cardiovascular Functions · Cardiovascular Disorders · Neurological Dysfunction · Renal Dysfunction · Infectious Disorders · Child with Mulitple Injuries · Child with Thermal Injuries · Gastrointestinal Tract Dysfunction · Haematological and Oncological Emergencies · Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders · Family Support in PICU · Care of the Dying Child · Pain Assessment and Management · Care of the Long-Term Ventilated Child · Legal and Ethical Issues in PICU · Nutritional Needs of the Critically Ill Child · Pharmacological Support in the PICU · Quality Assurance and Audit in the PICU