Physiological monitoring of infants and children in the Intensive Care Unit

Dixon, M. and Teasdale, D. (2012) Physiological monitoring of infants and children in the Intensive Care Unit. In: Dixon, M. and Crawford, D., eds. Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing. Wiley Blackwell. ISBN 9781405199360

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Additional Information: The needs of critically ill children are unique and highly specialised. Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing is an essential manual of care and an invaluable resource to all those involved in the care of critically ill children and young people. Covering all the key aspects of paediatric intensive care, it is a fully comprehensive textbook which provides an evidence based, and up to date guide for all nurses who work with critically ill children. Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing is structured in four user–friendly sections: The first section looks at the general background of paediatric intensive care Section two employs a systems approach, with each chapter focusing on a specific disease and following the same framework. This includes treating children with cardiac conditions, acute neurological dysfunction, muscular skeletal injuries and gastrointestinal and endocrine care Section three looks at the essential care of managing pain relief, transportation needs and treating wounds The final section explores the holistic aspects of nursing – nutrition and fluid management, infection control issues, safeguarding children and spirituality and bereavement. Written by a team of experts in the field, Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing is indispensable reading for nurses and health care professionals working with critically ill children.
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ0370 Diseases of children and adolescents
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ0101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Health and Social Care > Health, Wellbeing and the Family
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Depositing User: Mrs Debra Teasdale
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2012 14:11
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 14:10

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