Nursing in Pediatric Intensive Care

by Anupam Sachdeva, Ajay Gambhir, Satinder Aneja, AP Dubey, Shyam Kukreja, Krishna Chugh

The Nursing in Pediatric Intensive Care depicts advances and changes in the level of training of nurses in pediatric intensive care. Important topics of discussion include assessment of a sick child, age-related vital parameters, pediatric basic life support, emergency drugs in PICU, handling of monitoring equipment in PICU, handling of defibrillator and ventilator, preparation of intravenous fluids, and maintaining drug compatibility charts. The nurses acquiring skills in the pediatric ICUs are getting trained in pediatric advanced life support, transplant ICUs, especially bone marrow transplant and solid organ transplants like liver and kidney. PICU nursing manual provides theoretical knowledge and also practical issues faced by the nurses during their day-to-day working in the pediatric ICUs. Workshops, that are discussed, will be beneficial to the participants and motivate them to learn more and more regarding various aspects of pediatric critical care nursing.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Sachdeva Anupam
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2. Gambhir Ajay
3. Aneja Satinder
4. Dubey AP
Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
5. Kukreja Shyam
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
6. Chugh Krishna
ISBN 9789351527589
Speciality Pediatric Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12469
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 107
Book Type Reference


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