Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care in the Hospital

Edited by Neil S. Morton, MBChB, FRCA, FFARCS (Ire) and Jane Peutrell, MBBS FRCPEd FRCA
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* A unique guide to providing a quality paediatric anaesthetic service in the district general hospital
* Discusses the issues of training and running such a service
* Covers the clinical procedures, and when to refer to a specialist centre
The majority of paediatric cases are managed in the general unit, where staff do not necessarily have specialist paediatric experience. This book provides guidance for those working in these units, enabling them to provide the best possible service for paediatric patients.
ISBN 9780750643023
Author Information Edited by Neil S. Morton, MBChB, FRCA, FFARCS (Ire), Consultant in Paedistric Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK, Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow; and Jane Peutrell, MBBS FRCPEd FRCA, Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK
Table of Content Organisation, politics, training requirements, continuing experience; Criteria for referral to specialist paediatric centre; Identification, resuscitation, stabilisation and transport of the critically ill child; Consent issues; Day case anaesthesia and pain control; Anaesthetic techniques; Pain management techniques; Examples of good practice; Appendices: protocols; drug dosage tables, monitoring charts.
Publication Date 19-06-2003
Pages 256
Stock Status In Stock
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