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Pediatric Critical Care The Essentials

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ISBN-10: 087993428X

ISBN-13: 9780879934286

Edition: 1999

Authors: Joseph Tobias

List price: $174.75
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Description:

While critical care pharmacology and technology have become widely available, paediatricians and primary care physicians must frequently deal with critically ill children in understaffed hospitals. Those who represent the first line of care know that the first hours of treatment to a critically ill child have a significant impact on the outcome.This introductory overview of paediatric critical care is written for medical students, paediatric residents, and residents from other disciplines who rotate through paediatric ICU. In addition to covering PICU topics, this tome reviews the initial management and stabilization of critically ill children. Management of life-threatening situations to…    
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Book details

List price: $174.75
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Airway Management
Cardiovascular Physiology, Shock, Inotropic Agents, and Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
Croup, Upper Airway Obstruction, and Status Asthmaticus
Mechanical Ventilation, Respiratory Monitoring, and the Basics of Pulmonary Physiology
Alternative Modes of Respiratory Support
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children
Congenital Heart Diseases/Arrhythmias
Postoperative Cardiac Care
Status Epilepticus
Increased Intracranial Pressure/Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
The Use of Sedative/Analgesic and Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in Children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Traumatic Injury and Burns
Fluid and Electrolyte Issues, Metabolic Disorders, Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Nutrition in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patient
Blood Product Administration and Coagulation Function
Acute Renal Failure and Renal Replacement Therapy
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Hypertensive Emergencies in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patient
Infectious Disease Issues in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patient
Poisonings and Toxic Ingestions
Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patient
Index