Advanced Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

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Advanced Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach by Advanced Life Support Group, Child Advocacy International Staff

A CD Rom containing information on the clinical management of neonatal and paediatric emergencies. There are over 900 pages of management including more than 500 clinical photographs, x rays, ECGs. It also includes over 120 videos involving children experiencing emergency problems and receiving various life saving procedures. Covers emergencies relevant in both rich and poor countries. There are algorithms for the management of emergencies throughout, as well as a formulary of emergency drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727915542
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/08/2001
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.23(w) x 11.79(h) x 0.81(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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