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.
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.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2003
- 22nd April 2003
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Consultant in Paedistric Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow; Glasgow, UK
Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK