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