Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child, 3rd Edition

Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child

3rd Edition

By Mary Fran Hazinski, RN, MSN, FAAN, FAHA, FERC, Professor of Nursing Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Clinical Assistant Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, Tennessee


  1. Children Are Different
  2. Psychological Aspects of Pediatric Critical Care 
  3. Care of the Child with Life-Limiting Conditions and the Child's Family in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit
  4. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics NEW!
  5. Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade
  6. Shock, Cardiac Arrest, and Resuscitation NEW!
  7. Mechanical Support of Cardiopulmonary Function: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Ventricular Assist Devices, and the Intraaortic Balloon Pump Fluids NEW!
  8. Cardiovascular Disorders
  9. Pulmonary Disorders
  10. Chest X-Ray Interpretation
  11. Neurologic Disorders
  12. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Endocrine Problems NEW!
  13. Renal Disorders
  14. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders
  15. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies Requiring Critical Care
  16. Immunology and Infectious Disorders NEW!
  17. Overview of Solid Organ Transplantation NEW!
  18. Toxicology and Poisonings NEW!
  19. Pediatric Trauma
  20. Care of the Child with Burns
  21. Bioinstrumentation: Principles and Techniques
  22. Fundamentals of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement NEW!
  23. Clinical Informatics NEW!
  24. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Critical Care NEW!

Appendices

A. Continuous Infusion Dose Charts ("Drip Charts")

B. Conversion Factors to Systeme International (SI) Units

C. Pediatric Weight Conversions

D. Conversion of Fahrenheit Temperatures to Celsius