Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing


  • Carol Williams, Special Clinical Nurse, Guy's and Thomas's NHS Trust, UK
  • Julie Asquith, Senior Nurse, Guy's and Thomas's NHS Trust, UK

A comprehensive textbook on caring for the infant and child in pediatric intensive care, this new source examines a full range of specific disorders including discussions of their anatomy and physiology, medical management, and nursing care.
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Book information

  • Published: December 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-05528-7

Table of Contents

Assessment of the Critically Ill Child · Monitoring Physiological Signs · Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation · Transportation of the Critically Ill Child · Respiratory Function · Respiratory Disorders · Cardiovascular Functions · Cardiovascular Disorders · Neurological Dysfunction · Renal Dysfunction · Infectious Disorders · Child with Mulitple Injuries · Child with Thermal Injuries · Gastrointestinal Tract Dysfunction · Haematological and Oncological Emergencies · Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders · Family Support in PICU · Care of the Dying Child · Pain Assessment and Management · Care of the Long-Term Ventilated Child · Legal and Ethical Issues in PICU · Nutritional Needs of the Critically Ill Child · Pharmacological Support in the PICU · Quality Assurance and Audit in the PICU