Emergency Drug Dosing in Children: A resuscitation aid for paediatric emergencies

Emergency Drug Dosing in Children: A resuscitation aid for paediatric emergencies

by Mike Wells, Lara N Goldstein, Martin J Botha
     
 

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An essential pocket reference for paediatric emergency medicine. This is a practical, synoptic resuscitation aid providing comprehensive guidelines about equipment sizes and drug doses, including how to prepare, dilute and administer drugs in the emergency room.

What’s covered in the book:

  • Practical pharmacology in children<

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An essential pocket reference for paediatric emergency medicine. This is a practical, synoptic resuscitation aid providing comprehensive guidelines about equipment sizes and drug doses, including how to prepare, dilute and administer drugs in the emergency room.

What’s covered in the book:

  • Practical pharmacology in children
  • Overcoming medication errors in the Emergency Department
  • Paediatric resuscitation and teamwork
  • How to use the PAWPER tape and Broselow tape
  • A comprehensive guide to equipment sizing in children
  • Bolus drug dosing guidelines for more than 80 commonly-used emergency drugs
  • Infusion drug dosing guidelines for the most frequently used emergency infusions
  • Useful formulas and information for managing paediatric emergencies
  • Pearls and pitfalls information on emergency drugs and emergency equipment

Suitable for:

Paediatrics

Paediatric critical care

Paediatric emergency medicine

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702051302
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences UK
Publication date:
04/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
248
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

Urgentiste, Professeur et consultant, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, et Netcare Union Hospital Emergency Department, Johannesbourg, Afrique du Sud

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