This is an essential handbook for all those involved in the care of critically ill children. It covers all of the key aspects of paediatric intensive care and also features a comprehensive 'list' of drugs commonly used in paediatric anaesthesia and intensive care, including those used for premedication, anaesthesia, local anaesthesia, analgesia, cardiac anaesthesia, antibiotics, emergency and resuscitation drugs, inotropes, 'new' drugs (e.g. calcium infusions, epoprostenal).
HANDBOOK OF PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE is a highly practical guide to the care of very sick children, giving clear and concise advice on diagnosis and management. The book is divided into two parts -- the first covers general topics that orient the reader to the environment of pediatric intensive care, the second takes an organ-system approach, with consideration of specific diagnoses and interventions.
This synopsis of the clinical chapters from Dr. Roger's Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care provides the core information needed for quick referral and safe practice in the pediatric ICU. Organized by organ system and filled with practical suggestions for caring for your critically ill pediatric patient, the 3rd edition features concise, practice-targeted guidelines perfect for the busy practitioner.
The needs of critically ill children are unique and highly specialized. 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 pediatric 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 divided into 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, musculoskeletal injuries and gastrointestinal and endocrine conditions 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.
Haresh Kirpalani,Lennox H. Huang,Michael J. Michenko,Mark Duffett
Author: Haresh Kirpalani,Lennox H. Huang,Michael J. Michenko,Mark Duffett
The Manual of Pediatric Intensive Care distills the salient information required to provide state-of-the-art care for the acutely ill and injured child into a concise, readily useful guide. Providing timely and appropriate care is a daunting challenge for frontline caregivers, early response and transport teams, and pediatric and critical care trainees. This manual delivers the basic information and practical advice needed by those who provide urgently needed care to children in a format that occupies the middle ground between the voluminous, highly detailed textbook and the "to do" lists that provide no physiological background for the approach presented. An introduction for beginners and a valuable aid for those already engaged in the care of acutely ill children, the Manual of Pediatric Intensive Care comprises contributions from specialists from around the world, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists. Key Features Stresses the importance of team dynamics, ethical decision-making, and family involvement in care; Concise, clearly organized delivery of basic and essential information needed on the spot by ICU care providers; Special chapters on septic shock, toxicology, and oncology.
Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for all those who care for critically ill children. Organised predominantly by system or speciality for easy reference, it also comprehensively covers the underlying principles that guide clinicians in every day practice.
Luis O. Toro-Figueroa,Daniel Louis Levin,Frances Connally Morriss
Author: Luis O. Toro-Figueroa,Daniel Louis Levin,Frances Connally Morriss
Publisher: Quality Medical Publishing
Represents a condensation of vital information from the main text and its pocket companion. This manual offers rapid access to information vital to bedside treatment, and covers three broad areas: procedures; disease states and treatment approaches; and normal values, PRISM, and TISS scores.
This comprehensive clinical practice manual emphasises evidence-based best practice, focusing on inter-disciplinary care of the child in hospital and community settings. The additional needs of neonates and adolescents are highlighted.
The MANUAL OF PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE provides a quick reference to pertinent clinical information needed in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). Filled with the most up-to-date policies, practices, and procedures, the manual makes extensive use of illustrations, tables and boxes for quick review of essential critical care. It provides nursing interventions for the critically ill child, content on psychosocial issues and family needs, and PICU instrumentation. Authored by an international expert in pediatric critical care who has incorporated the most up to-date policies, practices, and procedures into the text. Provides manageable summaries so that clinical information needed in PICU's can be quickly referenced. Contains more than 300 illustrations, tables, and boxes to aid in quick referencing of essential critical care information. Provides anatomy and physiology reviews to ensure complete understanding. Contains up-to-date information on nursing interventions that aids in the formulation of appropriate policy and accurate decision-making. Has many updated drug tables for the most current pharmacotherapy interventions. Includes content on psychosocial issues, family needs, and PICU instrumentation to prepare the nurse for the realities of working in a pediatric critical care unit. Features a chapter on burns to assist the pediatric critical care nurse in the care of a child with severe burns. Suggested resource lists provide a practical reference supplement for more detailed conditions.
The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features
This expanded and updated 2006 edition of Handbook of ICU Therapy builds on the success of the first edition and continues to provide concise information on a broad spectrum of issues relating to care of the critically ill patient. There are also several new, topical chapters. As with the first edition, it is equally applicable to anaesthetists, intensivists, operating department practitioners and anaesthetic/theatre/recovery nurses, and the heart of the book focuses on providing practical information in a readable and easily accessible format. All of the authors are directly involved in ICU practice and/or research and are familiar with the most recent developments in this fast-moving area of medicine.
Pt. One: Critical care integration -- Sect. I: Introduction to the practice of pediatric critical care -- Sect. II: Professionalism, leadership, and systems-based practice -- Sect. III: Information management -- Sect. IV: Ethical and palliative concerns in the care of the critically ill -- Sect. V: Basic science concepts of pediatric critical care -- Pt. Two: Emergency care and acute management -- Sect. I: Initial stabilization -- Sect. II: Environmental crises -- Sect. III: Life-support technologies -- Pt. Three: Critical care organ systems -- Sect. I: Respiratory disease -- Sect. II: Neuromuscular disease -- Sect. III: Neurologic disease -- Sect. IV: Cardiovascular disease -- Sect. V: Immunologic diseases -- Sect. VI: Infectious diseases -- Sect. VII: Nutritional and gastrointestinal disorders -- Sect. VIII: Renal, endocrine, and metabolic disorders -- Sect. IX: Oncologic and hematologic disorders.
Whether you’re a newcomer to the ICU or a seasoned practitioner, Oh's Intensive Care Manual delivers the practical, expert answers you need to manage the conditions you see every day in the intensive care unit. This highly esteemed, bestselling medical reference book presents comprehensive detail on each topic, while maintaining a succinct, accessible style so this information can be seamlessly incorporated into your daily practice. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access everything you need to know about disease processes and their management during the course of ICU rotations. Gain valuable insight into the consensus of practice and standard of ICU care as followed in the UK, Europe, India, and Australia. Take advantage of expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU, as well as common pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter. Overcome the latest challenges in intensive care medicine. Ten brand-new chapters in this edition include: Palliative Care; ICU and the Elderly; Health Care Team in Intensive Care Medicine; Preparing for Examinations in Intensive Care Medicine; Ultrasound in the ICU; ECMO for Respiratory Failure; ECMO for Cardiac Failure; Cirrhosis and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Disease; Solid Tumours and their Implications in the ICU; and Delirium. Optimize patient outcomes through an even greater focus on clinical management strategies. Quickly locate essential information with an increased number of summary boxes, tables, and charts, and a new chapter organization that expedites reference.
"An essential review for residents across neurological disciplines, the chapters are organized into groups of questions covering neurobiology, neuroanatomy, clinical neurology, neuropathology, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and critical care. Written and edited by neurosurgery residents who have passed the boards, the book works as an effective stand-alone review book or used in conjunction with The Definitive Neurological Surgery Board Review. Featuring hundreds of high-quality figures as well as high-yield tables, this essential review book concludes with a 300-question multidisciplinary self-assessment examination."--BOOK JACKET.
A problem-based book on neonatology that covers commonly encountered clinical cases and discusses each one in a standard question-based format covering investigation results (e.g. blood gases, X-rays, head scans, electrolytes) with detailed answers. The focus is on common clinical problems, described as they are likely to present themselves to the inexperienced trainee doctor. Assessment and management is clearly covered, as are antenatal disorders and counselling. each chapter provides succinct overview of topic cases are discussed in relation to key investigations and their results essential revision text for trainee exams including MRCPCH
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The needs of critically ill children are unique and this handy pocket book will be invaluable to anyone who needs a quick account of intensive care procedures. It brings together all the vital information in one source and in an accessible format. The text is organised by body systems and gives helpful hints on managing children with various conditions. Tables of normal values are included and additional information is provided about equipment needed in a paediatric emergency.
Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff
Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben
The resource of choice for pediatric residencies, clerkships, and exams, Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics continues to provide a focused overview of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make this an ideal medical reference book for students, pediatric residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get an effective overview of pediatrics with help from concise text, a full-color design, high-yield tables, and numerous images. Take advantage of a wealth of images that capture the clinical manifestations and findings associated with Kawasaki disease, lupus, lymphoma, stroke, and many other disorders seen in children. Efficiently review essential, concise pediatric content with this popular extension of the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (ISBN: 978-1-4377-0755-7). Focus on the core knowledge needed for your pediatric clerkship or rotation with coverage that follows the COMSEP curriculum guidelines. Easily visualize complex aspects with a full-color layout and images, as well as numerous tables throughout the text.