Presentation of chapters in a simple, concise and sequential manner with emphasis on the basic sciences to understand the concepts applicable in various clinical situations. Includes recent advances in the field of paediatric critical care. Algorithms for quick recapitulation of the topic.
Topics of special interest include those on post-transplant care, mechanical ventilation in children (including disease-specific ventilation and physiologically difficult airway), monitoring in PICU (including use of USG in critical care), healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance.
A separate section on the commonly done procedures in PICU, with stepwise description and diagrams for better understanding. Commonly used formulae and charts presented in the Appendices at the end of the book as a ready reckoner.