What are the general causes of death in children?
...EVENTUALLY TRAUMA IN ADOLESCENCE
What is a common trauma-related cause of death for adolescents?
Road traffic collisions
What is the commonest reason for acute illness in children?
As an infant ages, what happens to their
a) heart rate
b) resp. rate
c) systolic BP?
What tends to come first in children - respiratory or cardiac arrest?
leading to cardiac arrest
(Hypertension / hypotension) is a pre-terminal sign in children.
What type of heart rhythm do children tend to have if they have a cardiac arrest following a respiratory arrest?
so their chances aren't very good
What is the difference between effort and efficiency of breathing?
Effort - what you put into breathing:
RR; Recession; Nasal flaring; Accessory muscles; Grunting
Efficiency - what your lungs get out of that effort:
Chest expansion; Breath sounds; General signs of hypoxia; Pulse oximetry