Care of Pediatric Oncology Patients After Continuous Hyperthermic Peritoneal Perfusion

August 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p70
Academic Journal
The article highlights the extreme care of pediatric patients who have had continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion (CHHP) which is essential to ensure successful outcomes in nursing the patients. It discusses the unique nursing care needs in the pediatric intensive care unit for children who have CHPP. A quiz is also presented regarding the process of CHPP and how it improves the effects of intraperitoneal chemotherapy.


Related Articles

  • Care of Pediatric Oncology Patients After Continuous Hyperthermic Peritoneal Perfusion. Mauricio, Riza V.; Green, Holly; Hayes-Jordan, Andrea // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p58 

    The article discusses the continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion (CHPP) which is a well-accepted treatment in adults with refractory peritoneal carcinomatosis. It states that conditions such as massive fluid shifts and electrolyte imbalance have posed a challenge to critical care nurses...

  • 'End-of-life' decision making within intensive care-objective, consistent, defensible? Ravenscroft, Andrew J.; Bell, M. D. Dominic // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p435 

    Objective--To determine the objectivity, consistency and professional unanimity in the initiation, continuation and withdrawal of life-prolonging procedures in intensive care--to determine methods, time-scale for withdrawal and communication with both staff and relatives--to explore any...

  • Coding for critical care: Timing is everything.  // ED Management;Nov2008, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p125 

    The article offers instructions for proper documentation and billing of emergency departments' critical care division.

  • From the Editor. Alspach, Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 22, preceding p1 

    The article discusses the report about managing anemia in critically ill patients and the role played by critical care nurses in their care.

  • Briefs.  // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p35 

    Presents updates on issues related to critical care nursing in Australia as of October 2000. Observations made by nurses from Flinders University in South Australia; Causes of stress among postgraduate critical care nurses; Emergency services for children with special health care needs.

  • INTENSIVE CARE UNITS "WITHOUT WALLS" - CONCEPT "OUTREACH.  // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p12 

    An abstract of the article "Intensive Care Units Without Walls - Concept Outreach," by Gordana Dragošev, Petar Mirković, and Sofija Alijević is presented.

  • Audit Commission calls for improvements to critical care. White, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/30/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7218, p1152 

    Reports on the critical care services in England and Wales. Cost of critical care in England and Wales; Mortality in intensive care units in England and Wales.

  • New program puts critical care nurses on the scene. Ventura, Marissa J. // RN;Feb97, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p10 

    Focuses on the implementation by the University of Washington of STAT Nurse, a program designed to eliminate the need for patients to go to the ICU by offering nurses on-the-spot critical care support. Description of the program; Advantages to the patients and nurses; Future plans for expansion.

  • Tap Into a Career in Critical Care Nursing. McCauley, Kathy // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2005 Supplement, Vol. 25, p4 

    Focuses on career improvement opportunities in critical care nursing in the U.S. Release of the AACN Critical Care Careers 2005 guide by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics