Resuscitation, Pediatric

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Basics

Description

Emergent treatment of pediatric patients with imminent or ongoing respiratory or circulatory failure

Etiology

  • Respiratory failure
  • Early shock (compensated)
  • Late shock (uncompensated)
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Respiratory and/or circulatory failure leads to tissue hypoxia, acidosis, and cell death.
  • Multisystem organ failure subsequently develops.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Resuscitation, Pediatric ID - 307075 Y1 - 2016 PB - 5-Minute Emergency Consult UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307075/all/Resuscitation__Pediatric ER -