Paediatric advanced life support : a Practical Guide for Nurses / Philip Jevon.

By: Jevon, PhilipMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118274620 (electronic bk.); 1118274628 (electronic bk.); 9781118702956 (electronic bk.); 1118702956 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Pediatric emergencies | Pediatric intensive care | Life support systems (Critical care)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Paediatric Advanced Life Support : A Practical Guide for Nurses.DDC classification: 618.92/0025 LOC classification: RJ370 | .J48 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
An overview of paediatric advanced life support -- Resuscitation equipment for paediatric resuscitation -- Recognition of the seriously ill child -- Paediatric basic life support -- Airway management and ventilation -- ECG recognition and management of cardiac arrhythmias -- Defibrillation and electrical cardioversion -- Paediatric advanced life support -- Management of anaphylaxis -- Resuscitation in special situations -- Post-resuscitation care -- Bereavement -- Records, record-keeping and audit -- Legal and ethical issues -- Resuscitation training -- Index.
Summary: In the event of a paediatric cardiac arrest, it is essential to be able to respond rapidly, providing safe and effective care. The second edition of this successful text provides you with a practical and systematic guide to the rapid assessment and delivery of appropriate resuscitation to infants and children. Conforms to current European Resuscitation Council GuidelinesBased on up-to-date research and evidence-based practice protocolsSynoptic approach enables rapid delivery of effective treatmentWritten by experts in the field of both resuscitation and paediatrics. Paediatric Advanced Life Supp.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An overview of paediatric advanced life support -- Resuscitation equipment for paediatric resuscitation -- Recognition of the seriously ill child -- Paediatric basic life support -- Airway management and ventilation -- ECG recognition and management of cardiac arrhythmias -- Defibrillation and electrical cardioversion -- Paediatric advanced life support -- Management of anaphylaxis -- Resuscitation in special situations -- Post-resuscitation care -- Bereavement -- Records, record-keeping and audit -- Legal and ethical issues -- Resuscitation training -- Index.

In the event of a paediatric cardiac arrest, it is essential to be able to respond rapidly, providing safe and effective care. The second edition of this successful text provides you with a practical and systematic guide to the rapid assessment and delivery of appropriate resuscitation to infants and children. Conforms to current European Resuscitation Council GuidelinesBased on up-to-date research and evidence-based practice protocolsSynoptic approach enables rapid delivery of effective treatmentWritten by experts in the field of both resuscitation and paediatrics. Paediatric Advanced Life Supp.

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Phil Jevon qualified as an RGN in 1986. He worked on CCU between the years 1987 and 1993 during which time he gained considerable experience in coronary care nursing. He has been the Resuscitation Officer/ clinical Skills Lead at The Manor Hospital, Walsall since 1993 and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Birmingham Medical School. Holding the hospital cardiac arrest bleep, he attends paediatric arrests. He has run the Paediatric advanced life support courses (PALS, APLS, EPLS) for the last 17 years.

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