Clinical approach, monitoring and decision making in paediatric intensive care

  • P. Baines
  • C. Moores
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Critically ill children are best cared for in specialised paediatric intensive care units, not, as is sometimes practised, on general paediatric wards, or on adult intensive care units. Though it seems reasonable to accept that the care of critically ill children by specialised medical, nursing and technical staff with more regular experience of the care of critically ill children will improve the quality of care, this is not accepted by all.


Patent Ductus Arteriosus Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Cyanotic Heart Disease General Paediatric Ward 
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