Physiology of the Respiratory System

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Chapter 37 Physiology of the Respiratory System Mark J. Heulitt, Katherine C. Clement Pearls • During childhood, the most important chest diseases have obstructive pictures that are best measured utilizing…

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Principles of Invasive Monitoring

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Chapter 21 Principles of Invasive Monitoring Jeremy S. Hertzig, Jacqueline M. Evans, Kenneth A. Schenkman Pearls • Hemodynamic monitoring refers to measurement of the functional characteristics of the heart and…

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Acid-Base Balance and Disorders

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Chapter 68 Acid-Base Balance and Disorders Hector Carrillo-Lopez, Adrian Chavez, Alberto Jarillo-Quijada Pearls • The classical acid-base approach states that acidosis is produced by the gain of acids (endogenous or…

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Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Care

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Chapter 49 Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Care Shekhar T. Venkataraman Pearls • Modern pediatric respiratory care requires a major institutional commitment in resource allocation for the state-of-the-art management of the…

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Neuroimaging

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Chapter 56 Neuroimaging Paritosh C. Khanna, Dennis W.W. Shaw Pearls • Multiple imaging modalities are available for evaluation of the brain, head, neck, and spine of the critically ill child….

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Cardiopulmonary Interactions

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Chapter 26 Cardiopulmonary Interactions Bradley P. Fuhrman Pearls • Mechanical ventilation can alter right ventricular preload and ejection, pulmonary vascular resistance, left ventricular preload, and left ventricular afterload. • In…

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Cellular Respiration

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Chapter 74 Cellular Respiration Jerry J. Zimmerman, Amélie von Saint André-von Arnim, Jerry McLaughlin In every one of us there is a living process of combustion going on very similar…

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