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.
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