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High-dependency care

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569572.003.0025

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

High-dependency care

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Assessing airway safety - Assisting with tracheal tube intubation - Insertion of a nasopharyngeal airway - Assessing respiratory effectiveness - Assessing perfusion - Haemodynamic monitoring - Methods of non-invasive respiratory support - Invasive methods of respiratory support - Care of the ventilated child - Complications of intubation and ventilation - Transfer and retrieval - Arterial line management and arterial blood gas sampling - Venous blood sampling - Total parenteral nutrition (PN) - Inotropic support - Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining care

Chapter.  7501 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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