Manual of Pediatric Critical Care


  • Mary Fran Hazinski, RN, MSN, FAAN, FAHA, FERC, Professor of Nursing Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Clinical Assistant Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, Tennessee

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.
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Book information

  • Published: December 1998
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-8151-4230-0

Table of Contents

Children Are Different · Psychosocial Aspects of Pediatric Critical Care · Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade in Pediatric Critical Care · The Dying Child in the Intensive Care Unit · Cardiovascular Disorders · Pulmonary Disorders · Chest X-Ray Interpretation · Neurologic Disorders · Renal Disorders · Gastrointestinal Disorders · Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies Requiring Critical Care · Pediatric Trauma · Care of the Child with Burns