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High dependency and intensive care 

High dependency and intensive care
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High dependency and intensive care
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10.1093/med/9780199641482.003.0020
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date: 24 May 2020

Assessing airway safety - Assisting intubation - Haemodynamic monitoring - Non-invasive respiratory support - Invasive methods of respiratory support - Complications of ventilation - Care of the ventilated child - Transfer and retrieval - Arterial blood sampling and blood gases - Venous blood sampling - Inotropic support - Total parenteral nutrition - Withholding or withdrawing treatment - Recognizing a seriously ill child - Haemorrhage - Sudden infant death syndrome - Acute asthmatic attack - Drowning in children and adolescents - The choking child - Management of airway obstruction - Anaphylaxis - Hypothermia - Multiple trauma - Paediatric recovery positions - Paediatric resuscitation equipment - Reasons why children arrest - Ward-based resuscitation - Basic life support - Airway adjuncts, uses, sizing, and potential hazards - ECG traces in relation to defibrillation in children/AEDs in children - First-line drug and fluid resuscitation in paediatric arrests - Parents witnessing arrest - Family and staff support following resuscitation - Teaching parents cardiopulmonary resuscitatio

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