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Equipment and Monitoring

  • Robert S. Holzman
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
  • Navil F. Sethna
  • James A. DiNardo
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Abstract

A 2-month-old, 5-kg baby, born at term without apparent complications, is scheduled to come to the OR emergently for evacuation of a subdural hematoma and repair of depressed skull fracture as a consequence of presumed child abuse. VS: HR 130 bpm, RR 22/min and crying, BP 75/50 mmHg, and Hct 30%. There is a 22 ga. IV in place in the left saphenous vein, and it seems to be running well.

Keywords

Implant Cardioverter Defibrillator Pulse Oximeter Breathing Circuit Heated Humidifier Bain Circuit 
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Specific References

  1. 1.
    Pinski S (2000) Emergencies related to implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Crit Care Med 28:N174–180PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

General References

  1. 2.
    Dorsch J, Dorsch S (2007) Understanding anesthesia equipment, 5th edn. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  2. 3.
    Holzman R (1997) Equipment for pediatric anesthesia. In: Sosis M (ed) The anesthesia equipment manual. Philadelphia, Lippincott-Raven, pp 195–217Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. Holzman
    • 1
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
    • 1
  • Navil F. Sethna
    • 1
  • James A. DiNardo
    • 1
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital BostonHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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