Paediatric Special Care



Respiratory Techniques:
- Oxygen therapy.
- Invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation.
- Pleural tap.
- Permanent pleural drainage.
- Provision of bronchoalveolar lavage.
- Oro-naso-tracheal intubation.
- Respiratory physiotherapy.
Nebulisation and Humidification Techniques
Haemodynamic Monitoring: 
- Heart rate
Continuous electrocardiogram
Temperature monitoring
Invasive blood pressure
Non-invasive blood pressure
Central venous pressure.
Cardiovascular Techniques:
Peripheral venous access
Management of vasoactive drugs
Central venous access
Arterial vascular access
Intraosseous infusion
Umbilical catheterisation
Doppler echocardiogram.
Digestive Techniques:
- Central parenteral nutrition
- Gastric aspiration
Enteral nutrition
Gastro enteral nutrition
Transpyloric enteral nutrition
Peripheral parenteral nutrition
Haematological Techniques:
- Use of haemoderivatives
- Treatment with anticoagulants
Fibrinolytic therapy
Treatment of babies with critical neutropaenia and immunosupression
- Phototherapy
Kidney and internal medium techniques
Electrolyte balance
Urinary catheterisation
Suprapubic catheterisation.
Nervous System Techniques:
- Lumbar puncture
- Cisternal puncture.
Intoxication Treatment Techniques:
- Urinary acidification.
- Urinary alkalinisation.
- Gastric lavage.
- Enema.
- Forced diuresis.
- Osmotic diuresis.
- Antidote treatment.
Analgesia and Sedation Techniques:
- Systemic drug treatment.
Other Techniques:
- Bacteriological sampling.
- Infection control and antibiotic policy of the unit.
- Management of children with multiple trauma.
- Management of children with intracranial trauma.
- Computerisation of the unit.
- Clinical-therapeutic care protocols.


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Vithas Xanit International Hospital
Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n
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Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2
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