DescriptionThis practical book written especially for prehospital staff provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. It is a complementary volume to the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support
Why treat children differently?.
Scene management in incidents involving children.
Transportation of children.
PART II: STRUCTURED APPROACH TO RECOGNITION.
PART III: RESUSCITATION.
Basic life support.
Advanced support of the airway and ventilation.
The management of cardiac arrest.
PART IV: THE SERIOUSLY ILL CHILD.
The structured approach to the seriously ill child.
PART V: THE SERIOUSLY INJURED CHILD.
The structured approach to the seriously injured child.
PART VI: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS.
Hi-tech kids and parents.
PART VII: PRACTICAL PROCEDURES.
Procedures: airway and breathing.
PART VIII:OTHER IMPORTANT ISSUES IN CARING FOR CHILDREN.
The non-seriously ill child.
When a child dies.
Childhood accidents and their prevention.
PART IX: FORMULARY.
- New, easy-to-handle A5 ringbinder
- Additional quick-to-follow algorithms of at the scene procedures
- Based upon the protocols that ensure a smooth transfer from pre-hospital to hospital care
- Complements the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support