Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU

ISBN-10: 1405104856

ISBN-13: 9781405104852

Edition: 2007

Authors: Adam J. Schwarz

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Suitable for students on rotation, this text covers the clinical topics a student would most likely encounter during an elective rotation. It also features appendices on opportunities in paediatric critical care, a question and answer review, and suggested additional reading.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 6/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Figure Credits
General PICU Topics and Technology
Acute Resuscitation
Upper Airway Obstruction
Respiratory Distress
Vascular Access
Interosseous Line (IO)
Peripheral Vascular Access
Central Vascular Line (CVL) Access
Arterial Vascular Access
Arterial Blood Pressure (BP) Monitoring
Fluids and Electrolytes
Maintenance Fluids and Electrolytes
Basic Maintenance Fluids
Dextrose and Electrolyte Requirements
Choice of IV Fluid
Volume Resuscitation
Maintenance IV Fluid
Adjustments and Exceptions to Standard Maintenance Requirements
Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
Hypernatremia (More Than 145 mEq/L)
Hyponatremia (Less Than 130 mEq/L)
Hyperkalemia (More Than 5.5 mEq/L)
Hypokalemia (Less Than 3.5 mEq/L)
Hypocalcemia (Less Than 8.0 mg/dL or Ionized Calcium of Less Than 4.6 mg/dL [1.15 mmol/L])
Hypomagnesemia (Less Than 1.7 mEq/L)
Blood Gas Analysis
Source of Blood Gas
Potential Sampling Errors of Blood Gas Measurements
Blood Gas Interpretation
Conventional Ventilation
Ventilators and Settings
Conventional Ventilator Strategy
Initial Ventilator Settings
Ventilator Weaning
High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV)
Goals of Ventilation
HFOV Management Strategy
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
Sedation in the PICU
Categories of Medications and Specific Drugs
Other Common Sedatives
Muscle Relaxants
Clinical Conditions
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Severe Acute Asthma
Congestive Heart Failure
Postoperative Heart Surgery
Head Injury
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
Status Epilepticus
Common Specific Ingestions
Opportunities in Pediatric Critical Care
Review Questions and Answers
References and Additional Reading
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