Chapter

Critical events

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Emergencies in Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547197
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729836 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547197.003.0021

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Critical events

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Recognition of the sick child - Recognizing a seriously ill child - Reasons why children arrest - Paediatric basic life support (BLS) - Paediatric advanced life support (ALS) - Newborn life support (NLS) - Witnessed resuscitation - Withholding and withdrawing curative treatment - Post mortem examination and organ donation - Last offices - Post-bereavement care - Apnoea/apparent life threatening event (ALTE) - Sudden unexplained death in infancy (SUDI) - Unexpected death - Multiple trauma - Infectious disease outbreaks

Chapter.  12611 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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