Chapter 3. Caring for Technology-Dependent Children Who Require Respiratory Assistance

  1. Jean Teare MSc, BA (Hons), RNT, RGN, RSCN, DN lecturer
  1. Jean Teare MSc, BA (Hons), RNT, RGN, RSCN, DN lecturer

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch3

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community

How to Cite

Teare, J. (2008) Caring for Technology-Dependent Children Who Require Respiratory Assistance, in Caring for Children with Complex Needs in the Community (ed J. Teare), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302615.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Bradford, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151771

Online ISBN: 9781444302615

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Keywords:

  • caring for technology-dependent children;
  • respiratory support or assistance;
  • ventilated children;
  • care required by long-term ventilated children;
  • children with tracheostomies;
  • care required for children with tracheostomies;
  • care required for oxygen-dependent children;
  • children requiring technological assistance with respiration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assisted respiration

  • Children with tracheostomies

  • Oxygen dependency

  • General issues related to caring for technology-dependent children

  • Useful websites

  • References