Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children

Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children

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The new second edition of this valuable resource was written for clinicians by experts in the field. It addresses the increase of pediatric patients in adult ICUs and inpatient pediatric acuity. Two unique approaches are used: the Phenomena of Concern section addresses nursing care issues common to all critically ill pediatric patients; and Final Common Pathways cover patient problems related to specific disorders. This edition includes a new chapter on Clinical Pharmacology. SCCM admission guidelines have also been added to the practice guidelines section.Laboratory data: Arterial blood gas, chest x-ray films, plus lateral and anteroposterior neck films. ... continue CPAP or BiPAP as per the patienta#39;s usual settings, and consult with the medical control physician regarding adjustment of ventilatory support for transport. 7. ... If the patient deteriorates, remove the patient from mechanical ventilation and provide manual ventilations using a resuscitation bag. c.

Title:Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children
Author:Martha A. Q. Curley, Pat Moloney-Harmon
Publisher:W B Saunders Company - 2001


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