Childhood Critical Care

Childhood Critical Care

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Childhood Critical Care will enable healthcare professionals to care for children in critical situations. It will cover:

  • triage and resuscitation
  • oxygen therapy
  • fluid therapy
  • treating infection
  • common conditions
  • critical care management.

About the authors of Childhood Critical Care

Prof Dave Woods is a previous head of neonatal medicine at UCT. He now consults to UNICEF and the WHO, and is developing distance-learning courses and innovative, power-free medical devices for health professionals in under-resourced countries.

Prof Andrew Argent is the Medical Director of Paediatric Intensive Care at the University of Cape Town. University of Cape Town. He has an MD in Paediatrics from UCT and an MB, BCH, MMED (Paediatrics) from the University of Witwatersrand.