The MANUAL OF PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE provides a quick reference to pertinent clinical information needed in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). Filled with the most up-to-date policies, practices, and procedures, the manual makes extensive use of illustrations, tables and boxes for quick review of essential critical care. It provides nursing interventions for the critically ill child, content on psychosocial issues and family needs, and PICU instrumentation.
This manual is intended to meet the increased need for specialized information in paediatric and neonatal critical care. It maximizes the use of graphics, tables and boxes for easy access to essential information used in the critical care unit. Coverage of psychosocial issues, family needs and information on instrumentation enables the nurse to identify priorities of care and essential aspects of assessment and therapy.