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.
By Joanna Davies, Sister and Retrieval Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Intensive Care, Evelina Children's Hospital, St. Thomas' Foundation Trust, London, UK; and Lynda Hassell, Head of Nursing, Paediatrics, St. Mary's NHS Trust, London, UK
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