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Paediatric day surgery

Judith Short and Stephenie Bew

in Day Case Surgery

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ISBN: 9780199584338
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730665 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584338.003.0011

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Paediatric day surgery

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Introduction - Why children need dedicated facilities - Standards - Types of surgery and targets - Environment - Selection criteria - Preoperative assessment - Psychological preparation of child and parent - Children with special needs - Anaesthetic assessment on the day - Anaesthetic technique - Analgesia - Prevention of postoperative vomiting - Postoperative care - Audit and clinical governance - Quality metrics - Parent and patient feedback

Chapter.  10185 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery

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