IAP Textbook of Pediatric ICU Protocols

by Praveen Khilnani, Soonu Udani, Deepak Ugra, Bala Ramachandran, Suchita Khadse

This book provides evidence-based information to pediatricians and students of pediatrics on guidelines and established protocols on disease management. Chapters in this book describe easy-to-implement protocol-based approach to commonly seen potentially life-threatening pediatric emergencies with easy-to-read format with a flow diagram after every chapter. Common conditions such as acute pneumonia, severe asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), cardiorespiratory failure, shock, sepsis, coma, raised intracranial pressure, status epilepticus protocol, cardiac failure, rhythm abnormalities, including postoperative cardiac surgery in critically ill children are discussed here. Basic mechanical ventilation details have been emphasized including airway management, rapid sequence intubation, initial ventilator settings, maintenance, monitoring and ongoing adjustment of mechanical ventilation, arterial blood gas analysis and weaning from the ventilator. Book also gives brief description of commonly seen poisonings, multiple trauma, standard basic life support (BLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS) protocols, sedation protocols, pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) drug dosages as well as PICU procedures.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Khilnani Praveen
Pediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care, Max Healthcare Hospitals Saket, New Delhi and Gurgaon (Haryana)
2. Udani Soonu
PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai; Grand Medical College, Mumbai, India
3. Ugra Deepak
Lilavati Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai, India
4. Ramachandran Bala
KKCT Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
5. Khadse Suchita Child Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350903704
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11878
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 374
Book Type Reference


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