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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: March 2013

Section 3 - What You Could Be Expected to Do in a District General Hospital

Further reading

BergR, ZaristkyA, NadkarniV. Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In Fuhrman BP, Zimmerman JJ (eds.), Paediatric Critical Care, 3rd edn. St Louis: Mosby, 2006.
SamuelsM, WieteskaS (eds.). Advanced Paediatric Life Support, 5th edn. Oxford: Blackwell, 2011.
The Royal College of Pathologists and The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Sudden unexpected death in infancy. A multiagency protocol for care and investigation. http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/SUDI_report_for_web.pdf.

Further reading

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Recommendations for the Safe Transfer of Patients with Brain Injury. London: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, 2006.
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Interhospital Transfer. London: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, 2009.
NicholsDG (ed.). Rogers’ Textbook of Paediatric Intensive Care, 4th edn., Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2008.

Further reading

FlemingS, ThompsonM, StevensR, et al. Normal ranges of heart rate and respiratory rate in children from birth to 18 years: a systematic review of observational studies. Lancet 2011;377:1011–1018.
NafiuO, Voepel-LewisT, MorrisM, et al. How do pediatric anesthesiologists define intraoperative hypotension?Pediatr Anesth 2009;19:1048–1053.
NCEPOD. Are We There Yet? A Review of Organisational and Clinical Aspects of Children’s Surgery. NCEPOD, 2011

Further reading

EdgeWE, KanterRK, WeigleCGM, et al. Reduction of morbidity in inter-hospital transport by specialised pediatric staff. Crit Care Med 1994;22:1186–1191.
Paediatric Intensive Care Society. Standards for the Care of the Critically Ill Children, 4th edn. London: PICS, 2010.
PollackMM, AlexanderSR, ClarkeN, et al. Improved outcomes from tertiary centre pediatric intensive care. A statewide comparison of tertiary and non tertiary care facilities. Crit Care Med 1991;19:150–159.
Report from the National Co-ordinating Group to the Chief Executive of the NHS Executive. Paediatric Intensive Care: A Framework for the Future. Department of Health, July 1997;31.

Further reading

BeauchampTL, ChildressJF. Principles of Biomedical Ethics. Oxford University Press, 2008.
General Medical Council. Treatment and care towards the end of life. Good practice in decision making. July 2010.
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Withholding or Withdrawing Life Sustaining Therapy. A Framework for Practice, 2nd edn. 2004.

Further reading

CraftA.Child Protection Companion. RCPCH, 2006. (Revised edition to be published 13 March 2013.)