Manual of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care book cover

Manual of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care


Published: April 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-81-312-3482-2


  • 1 Hemodynamic Monitoring

    2 Low Cardiac Output

    3 Inotropes and Other Vasoactive Drugs

    4 Congestive Heart Failure

    5 Cardiac Tachyarrhythmias

    6 Bradyarrhythmias and Pacemakers

    7 Hypertensive Emergencies

    8 Pulmonary Hypertension

    9 Cyanotic Spells

    10 Pediatric Resuscitation

    11 Fluid and Electrolytes

    12 Arterial Blood Gas Analysis

    13 Parenteral Nutrition

    14 Enteral Feeding

    15 Gastrointestinal Drugs

    16 Postoperative Respiratory Complication

    17 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

     8 Postoperative Bronchospasm

    19 Ventilation

    20 Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

    21 Antibiotics

    22 Sepsis and Multiorgan Dysfunction

    23 Systemic Antifungal Agents

    24 Sedatives, Analgesics, and Muscle Relaxants

    25 Seizures

    26 Management of the Comatose Child

    27 Acute Kidney Injury

    28 Coagulation Disorders in the Postoperative Period

    29 Antithrombotic Agents

    30 Management of Anaphylaxis



    A International System of Units (SI Units) and Conversion Factors

    B Vital Signs

    C Anthropometric Measurements and Major Motor Milestones

    D Hematological Parameters

    E Normal Laboratory Values for Children

    F Composition of Frequently Used Parenteral Fluids

    G Size and Length of Pediatric Endotracheal Tubes and Suction Catheters

    H Postoperative Checklist on Arrival in ICU

    I Postoperative Instructions

    J Fluid Prescription after Open Heart Surgery

    K Calculations of Drug Infusions

    L Preparation of Various Concentrations of Solutions

    M Cries Pain Scale

    N Drug Prescription in Renal Failure

    O Pediatric Blood Levels of Commonly Used Drugs


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