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Paediatric Advanced Life Support: A Practical Guide for Nurses, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4051-9776-2
264 pages
May 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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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 nurses 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 Guidelines
  • Based on up-to-date research and evidence-based practice protocols
  • Synoptic approach enables rapid delivery of effective treatment
  • Written by experts in the field of both resuscitation and paediatrics

Paediatric Advanced Life Support is a succinct yet comprehensive guide and is an essential purchase for any health professional likely to encounter an emergency situation.

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Foreword vii

Contributors viii

Chapter 1 An Overview of Paediatric Advanced Life Support 1

Chapter 2 Resuscitation Equipment for Paediatric Resuscitation 15

Chapter 3 Recognition of the Seriously Ill Child 23
Jayne Breakwell

Chapter 4 Paediatric Basic Life Support 36

Chapter 5 Airway Management and Ventilation 66

Chapter 6 ECG Recognition and Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias 103

Chapter 7 Defi brillation and Electrical Cardioversion 116

Chapter 8 Paediatric Advanced Life Support 134

Chapter 9 Management of Anaphylaxis 157

Chapter 10 Resuscitation in Special Situations 171

Chapter 11 Post-resuscitation Care 190

Chapter 12 Bereavement 205
Kirsti Soanes

Chapter 13 Records, Record-keeping and Audit 218

Chapter 14 Legal and Ethical Issues 222
Richard Griffith

Chapter 15 Resuscitation Training 237

Index 253

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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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“In summary, this is a comprehensive and short text. It would be suitable for nurses and medical trainees in emergency medicine, paediatric specialties and anaesthesia.”  (The Irish Medical Journal, 1 March 2013)

"As such it makes an excellent source of reference for those involved in paediatric advanced life support . . . I would recommend this book to any health professional likely to encounter an emergency situation." (Nursing Times, 6 December 2012)

"It is a fundamental resource, noticeably reworked from its first edition, and is suitable for practitioners who come into contact with children in their sphere of practice." (Emergency Nurse, 1 October 2012)

"Practitioners are given an easily digestible and portable text focusing on emergency situations involving children and care provision . . . Sub-headings provide clear markers and references after each chapter encourage the reader to engage with literature more effectively and read around areas of interest." (Nursing Children and Young People, 1 October 2012)

"As a PALS regional faculty instructor for the American Heart Association, I feel this U.K. book accurately reflects the revised PALS guidelines and meets its intent to serve as a pocket-sized guide for pediatric life support." (Doody's, 10 August 2012)

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