Monitoring of the Pediatric Patient

Michael R. King*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter, reviews the basics of monitoring in children. The author provides a discussion on the utility of a host of invasive and non-invasive monitoring techniques from non-invasive blood pressure measurements to placement of umbilical lines. Most importantly, the chapter highlight the limitations of these monitoring devices in small children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCase Studies in Pediatric Anesthesia
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781108668736
ISBN (Print)9781108465519
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Blood pressure
  • Monitoring
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Temperature
  • Umbilical arterial catheters
  • Umbilical vein catheters

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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