Practical Approach to Pediatric Intensive Care

by Praveen Khilnani, Rajiv Uttam

This book discusses various aspects of practical approach to pediatric intensive care in resource limited countries such as India. Practice-oriented flowcharts are updated in various chapters for a quick overview of management of common pediatric intensive care unit problems. The book is divided into fifteen sections covering topics such as drug index, useful equations and formulae for pediatric intensive care unit, respiratory system issues, circulatory system issues, pediatric cardiac intensive care issues, and metabolic and endocrine issues. These topics are discussed in various subtopics such as obstruction to systemic outflow, hyperglycemia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, liver transplantation in children: Indian scenario, multiple trauma: stabilization and management in pediatric intensive care unit, child abuse and shake injuries, and oxygen therapy in pediatrics. The book concludes with topics such as care of terminally ill children, medicolegal issues in intensive care, training in pediatric critical care medicine, simulation-based training in pediatric intensive care, and concept of quality improvement in pediatric intensive care unit.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Khilnani Praveen
Pediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care, Max Healthcare Hospitals Saket, New Delhi and Gurgaon (Haryana)
2. Uttam Rajiv Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789351527398
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12720
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 1196
Book Type Professional

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