Hdbk of Pediatric & Neonatal Transport Medn / Edition 1

Hdbk of Pediatric & Neonatal Transport Medn / Edition 1

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by Taylor and Francis, Dharmapuri Vidyasagar
     
 

ISBN-10: 156053060X

ISBN-13: 9781560530602

Pub. Date: 04/30/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The new edition of this popular text provides practical information for developing an efficient organization for transport, acquaints the reader with all available modes of transportation, and presents strategies for handling a wide array of neonatal and pediatric medical problems in the transport setting. All these elements work toward the goal of providing

Overview

The new edition of this popular text provides practical information for developing an efficient organization for transport, acquaints the reader with all available modes of transportation, and presents strategies for handling a wide array of neonatal and pediatric medical problems in the transport setting. All these elements work toward the goal of providing transport care as an extension of the intensive care unit. Follows the latest guidelines from the Transport Medicine Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

• First edition a good seller

• Includes a wealth of tables, illustrations, charts, and algorithms

• Editors are major authorities in the field

• American Academy of Pediatrics now contains a Section devoted to the topic of Transport Medicine

• Follows the latest Guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560530602
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
141
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.99(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

I.General Considerations
1.Organization of a Pediatric-Neonatal Transport Program1
2.Transport Management Considerations15
3.Organization of a Neonatal Transport Program27
4.Aviation Physiology in Pediatric Transport43
5.General Neonatal Physiologic Considerations55
6.Transport Safety72
7.Administrative Pearls83
II.Cardiovascular System
8.Pediatric Cardiology in Transport Medicine93
9.Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Newborns during Transport125
10.Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation136
11.Shock155
III.Respiratory System
12.Airway Management173
13.Respiratory Failure Management during Transport198
14.Transport Issues in Neonates with Respiratory Problems211
15.Transport Management of Acute Pediatric Asthma233
16.Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients Requiring Extracorporeal Life Support248
17.High-Tech Respiratory Care on Transport260
IV.Central Nervous System
18.Neonatal Neurologic Problems267
19.Transportation of the Child with Seizures277
20.Near-Drowning294
V.Endocrine System and Metabolism
21.Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies301
22.Evaluation and Management of Renal Emergencies333
23.Poisoning, Ingestion, and Overdose345
VI.Trauma
24.Initial Stabilization and Transport of the Pediatric Trauma Patient367
25.Central Nervous System Injuries388
26.Cardiothoracic Injuries in Children399
27.Abdominal Anomalies414
28.Skeletal Injuries428
29.Burns and Inhalation Injuries437
VII.Infectious Disease
30.Infectious Diseases455
VIII.Special Topics
31.Temperature Regulation and Management479
32.Common Radiologic Findings in Pediatric and Neonatal Transport Patients487
33.Transport Equipment and Techniques515
Appendix ILaboratory Values537
Appendix IITreatment Algorithms and Charts539
Appendix IIIDrug Therapy546
Appendix IVTransport Protocols549
Index557

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