Respiratory problems

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Respiratory problems

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Anatomy and physiology - Apnoea - Asthma - Recognition of respiratory distress - Bronchiolitis - Croup syndromes - Epiglottitis - Pneumonia - Respiratory syncytial virus - Related skills - Pulse oximetry - Nasopharyngeal aspirate - Administration of oxygen (O2) - Clinical skills - Tracheostomy, changing tapes, and cleaning stoma site - Tracheostomy: suctioning a tracheostomy - Clinical skills - Changing a tracheostomy tube - Oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning - Performing nasopharyngeal/oropharyngeal suction in children - Listening to chests - Chest physiotherapy - Chest drain - Using a humidifier - Peak-flow monitoring (new EU device)

Chapter.  9985 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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