Chapter

Emergency and high dependency care

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0005

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Emergency and high dependency             care

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The ABC of high dependency - Respiratory distress - Respiratory distress: management - Foreign-body inhalation - Drowning - Circulation: cardiovascular difficulty - Cardiovascular system difficulty: assessment - Cardiovascular system difficulty: therapy—1 - Cardiovascular system difficulty: therapy—2 - Cyanosis: assessment - Cyanosis: management - Anaphylaxis - Hypovolaemic shock - Burns - Burns: treatment - Sepsis - Altered level of consciousness - Altered level of consciousness: clinical assessment - Altered level of consciousness:Glasgow coma scale - Altered level of consciousness: management - Status epilepticus - Poisoning - Poisoning: management - Poisoning: antidotes and substrates - Fluid and electrolytes - Fluid and electrolytes: dehydration - Fluid and electrolytes: abnormalities - Renal insufficiency - Glucose: hypoglycaemia - Diabetic ketoacidosis - Diabetic ketoacidosis: treatment - Inborn error of metabolism - Other acid–base problems - Further reading -

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Subjects: Paediatrics ; Emergency Medicine

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