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Problems during anaesthesia, resuscitation, and patient transfer

Carolyn Smith

in Paediatric Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199202799
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725814 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199202799.003.0014

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Problems during anaesthesia, resuscitation, and patient transfer

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Anaesthesia: - Problems during anaesthesia - Hypoxia - Airway obstruction - Laryngospasm - Bronchospasm - Hypotension - Dysrhythmias - Anaphylaxis - Hyperthermia - Malignant hyperthermia (MH) - Hypothermia - Failed intubation - Can't intubate, can't ventilate (CICV) - Resuscitation: - Basic life support - Choking - Advanced life support - Asystole or PEA (pulseless electrical activity) - Ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia - Dysrhythmias - Hypothermia - Newborn life support - Emergency drugs: dilutions and doses - Patient transfer: - Principles of stabilizing a critically ill child in a general hospital - Interhospital transfer to a paediatric intensive care unit

Chapter.  7434 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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