This international bestselling book on acute paediatric care isthe coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group's AdvancedPaediatric Life Support (APLS). It uses their practical approach, atried and tested method of treating children during the crucialfirst few hours of a life threatening condition.
This edition has been adapted specifically for use in Australiaand New Zealand, with the latest procedures, medications andclinical best practice to match the guidelines of the Australia andNew Zealand Resuscitation Councils.
Advanced Paediatric Life Support is used in emergency andpaediatric departments by physicians, nurses and allied healthprofessionals, and its clear layout and straightforward style makeit a highly practical tool both for training and in the event of anemergency.
The fifth edition includes major new features bringing it rightup to date, including:
* The latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation(ILCOR) 2010 Guidelines
* A new and improved design including full colour photographs anddiagrams
* Fully adapted for use in Australia and New Zealand
* New sections for Australasian-specific practice, includingenvenomation, burns, triage, neonatal resuscitation andformulary
With this book at hand, paediatric and emergency staff can beconfident in having comprehensive and authoritative guidance on thefirst principles of recognising life threatening conditions throughto all the procedures necessary to save a child's life.