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Airway management and ventilation

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 13241 words.

Airway: Intubation - Airway: Difficult intubation - Airway: Failed intubation drill - Airway: Cricothyroidotomy - Airway: Tracheostomy Breathing/ventilation: Oxygen therapy -...

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Anaesthesia

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 3101 words.

Principles of anaesthesia - Anaesthetic technique - Intravenous anaesthetic agents - Neuromuscular blocking agents - Inhalational anaesthetic agents - Local anaesthetic agents - Extradural...

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Analgesia and sedation

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 4262 words.

Introduction - Analgesia - Analgesia assessment - Analgesic agents - Sedation - Sedative agents - Intravenous and inhalational anaesthetic agents - Non-pharmacological approaches - Sedation...

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Antimicrobial use on the PICU

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 3309 words.

Introduction - Antibiotics (antibacterials) - Antifungals - Antivirals - Newer antimicrobial agents - Further reading

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Applied physiology and bedside assessment

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 4625 words.

Introduction - Principles of cardiovascular physiology - Cardiopulmonary interactions - Assessment of pulmonary function - Evaluating hypoxaemia and hypercapnia - Respiratory mechanics in...

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Aspects of the law in paediatric intensive care

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics. 3291 words.

Introduction - Rights and responsibilities - Consent - The law and best interests - Withholding or withdrawing life sustaining treatment - Administrative aspects of death - Confidentiality and...

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Assessing Patient State and Efficacy

Joseph P. Cravero.

in The Pediatric Procedural Sedation Handbook

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Critical Care. 1465 words.

Pediatric procedural sedation is required for a wide variety of interventions ranging from nonstimulating imaging procedures to painful minor surgeries and other tests. The measurement of...

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Botox Injections for Spasticity and Sialorrhea

Christina Mannix.

in The Pediatric Procedural Sedation Handbook

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Critical Care. 813 words.

In patients with cerebral palsy, injections of botulinum toxin type A (Botox) into muscle groups to reduce spasticity may decrease spasmodic pain and improve movement by increasing range of...

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Cardiac disorders and postoperative care

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 14981 words.

Applied cardiovascular anatomy - Applied cardiovascular physiology - Bedside monitoring of the cardiovascular system/circulation - Cardiac arrhythmias - Congestive heart failure -...

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Cardiology

Janey Phelps.

in The Pediatric Procedural Sedation Handbook

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Critical Care. 875 words.

Congenital heart disease is the most common type of birth defect and is estimated to affect nearly 1% of all births per year in the United States. Echocardiograms are necessary to fully...

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