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Emergency and high dependency care

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199593460
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199593460.003.0042

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Emergency and high dependency care

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Airway obstruction - Airway opening manoeuvres - Performing suctioning - Insertion of oropharyngeal airway - Insertion of nasopharyngeal airway - Assisting intubation - Assisting with cricothyrotomy - Haemodynamic monitoring - Setting up a fluid warmer and infusion system - Care of intra-arterial line blood pressure - Factors affecting blood pressure monitoring - Mechanical ventilation - Multiple colloid infusions - Capillary blood gas sampling - Obtaining and analysing arterial blood gases - Equipment - Tracheostomy tube change - Tracheostomy tape change - Tracheostomy suction/toilet - Management of external ventricular drains andintrathecal catheters - Inotropic support - Retrieval of the critically ill child - Anaphylaxis

Chapter.  15234 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Skills ; Paediatrics ; Emergency Medicine ; Critical Care

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