Children in Intensive Care, A Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

Children in Intensive Care

2nd Edition A Survival Guide

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


Abbreviations. All about resuscitation. Airway, acid base and ventilation. Cardiac care. Renal dysfunction. Liver dysfunction. Neurology assessment and management. Fluids and nutrition. Blood and electrolytes, normal values and transfusion. Drugs ? inotropes and infusions. Handy hints for various conditions. Principles of safe transport. Death of a child. Child development. Child protection. Quick reference to syndromes. Index