Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care in the Hospital

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Neil Morton
  • Jane Peutrell
    • Print ISBN 9780750643023

    Description

    The editors, from an established paediatric unit, have drawn together a team of contributors to share their experiences and discuss how best the district hospital can provide a service for paediatric patients. Controversial areas are discussed, supported by the most recent reports and guidelines. It is intended that this will be a practical and thought provoking guide.

    Table of Contents

    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.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    256
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750643023

    About the authors

    Neil Morton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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

    Jane Peutrell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill NHS Trust, Glasgow, UK