Pediatric Intensive Care

ISBN : 9780199918027

Scott Watson; Ann Thompson
320 Pages
127 x 203 mm
Pub date
Feb 2017
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Pediatric Intensive Care offers clinicians and trainees a concise, easy-to-carry resource on pediatric critical care medicine, designed for frequent and quick reference at the bedside, providing solutions to questions and situations encountered in practice. The book is sized to fit in a pocket and contains focused text, bulleted lists, tables, and figures. The book facilitates the delivery of critical care by a range of practitioners, from residents to generalists in settings where CCM expertise is not readily available, to intensivists.


1. Resuscitation and Stabilization
Vinay Nadkarni, Robert M. Sutton, Robert A. Berg
2. Extracorporeal Life Support
Heidi J. Dalton, Mark Davidson, and Peter P. Roeleveld
3. Transport of the Critically Ill Child
Kathryn Felmet and Richard Orr
4. Procedures
S. Pascala, E. Ocal, Stephen M. Schexnayder
5. Basic Pediatric Hemodynamic Monitoring
Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jorge G. Sainz
6. Respiratory
Jan Hau Lee and Ira M. Cheifetz
7. Cardiac Disease in Pediatric Intensive Care
Vamsi V. Yarlagadda and Ravi R.Thiagarajan
8. Pediatric Shock: Recognition and Management
Diana Pang and Joseph A. Carcillo
9. Neurocritical Care
Steven L. Shein and Robert S. B. Clark
10. Sedation and Analgesia
Lynn D. Martin and Iskra I. Ivanova
11. Fluids and Electrolytes
Desmond Bohn
12. Diagnosis and Management of Renal Disorders in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Dana Y. Fuhrman and Michael L. Moritz
13. Hematology / Onc
Phillip Spinella and Jeffrey Bednarski
14. Gastrointestinal and Nutrition
Renan A. Orellana and Jorge A. Coss Bu
15. Infections in the Intensive Care Unit
Samina Afreen, Hector R. Wong, and Marian G. Michaels
16. Endocrine Disorders in Pediatric Critical Care
Carmen Soto-Rivera, Michael Agus
17. Toxicological Emergencies
Sandra D.W. Buttram and Anne-Michelle Ruha
18. Pharmacology
Athena Zuppa
19. Trauma and Burns
Joanna C. Lim, Catherine Goodhue, Elizabeth Cleek, Erik R. Barthel, Barbara Gaines, and Jeffrey S. Upperman
20. Supportive and End-of-Life Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Kelly N. Michelson and Joel E. Frader

About the author: 

Dr. Watson attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, pediatrics residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital, and received an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health. He on faculty of the University of Pittsburgh for 14 years before returning to the University of Washington in 2014. In addition caring for critically ill children and educating medical students, residents, and fellows, Dr. Watson conducts research to increase the understanding of the long-term effects of critical care on children and their families.; Dr. Thompson received a BA from the University of Chicago and her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed residencies in Pediatrics and Anesthesiology at the Boston Floating Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She was division chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh from 1981 to 2010 with a particular interest in and communication and ethics in the PICU and is currently Vice Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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