This guide covers key topics in paediatric care. It takes the reader through the basic clinical and pathophysiology of each subject, and on to a discussion of advances and controversial areas. The issues of quality of care and cost-effectiveness are key underlying themes. The contributors are experts from the UK, Australia and North America.
Table of Contents
Organization and outcome of paediatric intensive care, Frank Shann; acute respiratory emergencies, Niranjan Kissoon; new ventilation strategies, Desmond Bonn; home ventilation, Jonathan Gillis, Paul Hutchins; management of paediatric trauma, Neil T. Matthews; management of acute brain insults, Paul Swan; perioperative management of infants with congenital heart disease, Duncan MacRae, S. Scuplak; clinical aspects of inhaled nitric oxide therapy, James Tibballs; management of septic shock in children, Warwick Butt.