Practical Paediatric Procedures

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Overview

Practical Paediatric Procedures is an invaluable multimedia tool for the paediatrician in training. Covering all core diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that the trainee would be expected to know how to do, each procedure is introduced in the book, describing the scientific background, clinical applications and associated problems. Their place in clinical investigation and management is illustrated by clinical examples. Problems are highlighted, particularly in relation to the interpretation of investigative procedures. Useful lists of further reading are provided.

Each procedure is uniquely illustrated on the accompanying DVD using a variety of techniques including video clips, animated diagrams and figures, and enhanced by text and commentary. The book and DVD are thoroughly integrated to provide the reader with a complete package to enhance their understanding and ability to practice all the core procedures.

An excellent complement to the trainee's standard paediatrics textbook, Practical Paediatric Procedures meets the criteria of the RCPCH's Framework of Competencies for Basic Specialist Training in Paediatrics. It will be an invaluable training aid for paediatrician at House Officer, Specialist Registrar or Fellow level, as well as for trainee or newly qualified paediatric nurses. The multi media format is also useful and accessible to medical and nursing students and to senior medical and nursing staff.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The procedures are presented in a clear and concise manner, offering the key information required and highlighting safety issues. The accompanying DVD is excellent and offers a reference video for nearly all the included procedures."
Paediatric Nursing

"This is a fantastic product as the combination of the detailed book with the DVD to explain techniques is an excellent idea. It's clear, concise and an excellent learning tool. I definitely recommend it to all paediatricians in training. The authors need to be congratulated on such an excellent product. I wish I had this product when I started my paediatrics rotation! It really is that good."
BMA Medical Book Awards, 2010

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340938799
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/29/2010
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Nia Henderson, Paediatric SHO, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
Mike Silverman, Professor of Child Health, University of Leicester, UK
Dr Sanjiv Nichani, Consultant Paediatrician, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK

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Table of Contents

Neurology
Electroencephalography
Electromyography

Respiratory

Bronchoscopy
Chest physiotherapy
Non-invasive ventilation
Endotracheal intubation
Tracheostomy tape change
Changing from oral to nasal endotracheal tube
Peak flow
Sleep study (polysomnography)
Skin prick tests
Sweat test
Spirometry
Inhaled therapy (administration)
Tuberculin testing
Pulse oximetry
Oxygen therapy and delivery devises

ICU/Emergency/Acute
Capillary blood gases
Blood sampling from an arterial line
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Resuscitation and defibrillation
Transfer of the Patient from Surgery to the Intensive Care Unit

Cardiovascular

Measuring blood pressure
Nasogastric tube insertion

Gastrointestinal/Nutrition

Insertion of oesophageal pH probe
Colonoscopy
Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy and biopsy

Surgical Procedures for Paediatricians
Gastrostomy

Renal Tract
Suprapubic aspiration
Bladder catheterisation
Acute renal failure (peritoneal dialysis/ haemodialysis/filtration)
Urine examination: bag specimen

Endocrine/Genital Tract
Measuring blood glucose
Administration of insulin
Venous cannulation
Arterial cannulation
Chest drains: insertion and management
Interosseous access
Long line insertion
Lumbar puncture

Clinical Pathology, Oncology & Immunity
Bone marrow aspiration/biopsy
Administering medication

Special Senses
Slit lamp examination of eye
Visual acuity testing
Hearing testing

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