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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 8 - Monitoring of the Pediatric Patient

Summary

This chapter, reviews the basics of monitoring in children. The author provides a discussion on the utility of a host of invasive and non-invasive monitoring techniques from non-invasive blood pressure measurements to placement of umbilical lines. Most importantly, the chapter highlight the limitations of these monitoring devices in small children.