University Hospital of Wales Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Guideline Printed on Wed 23-jul-08
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University Hospital of Wales Heath Park
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Nursing Protocols and guidelines

This section will provide a link to all the nursing protocols in place on PICU. Click the links below to access what you're after.

RESPIRATORY


Care of the ventilated child
Emergency Intubation
Care of the child requiring oscillation
Care of the child requiring Nitric Oxide Therapy
Insertion of chest drains
Emergency tracheostomy tube change

CIRCULATION


Administration of inotropes

Care of arterial lines

NEUROLOGY


External Ventricular Drains (EVD)
Brain stem death

RENAL


PD Drains

CVVH

Catheter Care
Care of the child requiring CVVH (learning package)

GASTROINTESTINAL


Total Parenteral Nutrition
Enteral feeding guidline

Nasogastric feeding
Nasogastric tube placement
Nasojejunal tube placement


NURSING CARE


Mouth Care

Eye Care
Pressure area care

SPECIALISED SURGERY


Care of the child post operatively for scoliosis
Care of the child post operatively for tracheostomy

NURSING PROCEDURES


Nasopharyngeal Aspirate collection

Urine specimen collection
Applications of arm splints
Algorithm for application of splints

TRANSPORT


Transfer of the child to an internal area of UHW from PIC
Transfer of a child to another hospital from PIC