Advanced Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

Advanced Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

by Advanced Life Support Group (Other), Alsg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727910691
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: REV
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 8.35(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I.


Why treat children differently?.

Recognition of the seriously ill child.

Part II.

Basic life support.

Advanced support of the airway and ventilation.

The management of cardiac arrest.

Resuscitation at birth.

Part III.

The structured approach to the seriously ill child.

Respiratory emergencies The child with breathing difficulties.

Shock The child in shock.

Cardiac emergencies The child with abnormal pulse rate or rhythm.

Convulsions (status epilepticus) The child with a decreased conscious level.

Coma The convulsing child.

Poisoning The poisoned child.

Part IV.

The structured approach to the seriously injured child.

Chest trauma.

Abdominal injuries.

Head trauma.

Injuries to the extremities and the spine.


Electrical injuries and near drowning.

Part V.

Practical procedures - airway and breathing.

Practical procedures - circulation.

Practial procedures - trauma.

Paediatric radiology.

Transport of children.

Part VI.

Acid-base balance.

Fluid and electrolyte management.

Child abuse.

Childhood accidents and their prevention.

Dealing with death.

Management of pain in children.




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