An ambulance is five minutes away from the emergency department with a 6 month old infant who was found unresponsive in her crib. CPR is ongoing. The child’s weight is estimated at 7kg.
about 3–5 minutes
Question 1 of 5
What is one important thing that should be done prior to their arrival?
Question 2 of 5
The patient arrives, and two nurses take over CPR. What is the compression to ventilation rate that should be used in this scenario?
Question 3 of 5
The monitor reveals asystole. What is the very important to consider in this scenario?
Question 4 of 5
CPR is in progress and an intraosseous line has been placed. The patient remains in asystole. What is the next step in this resuscitation?
Question 5 of 5
In regard to asystole
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- Place a Broslow Tape on the bed
and pull the pediatric arrest cart into
- 15 compressions to 2 ventilations
- Evaluate reversible causes (H’s
and T’s) of the arrest. Particularly
respiratory failure (hypoxia) and/or
- Administer epinephrine 0.01mg/kg
IO followed by a saline flush
- The key to reversal is to discover the underlying cause and treat it
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