Flashcards in Paediatric Emergancies Deck (7):
Basic life support in children. How many breaths and compressions?
5 rescue breaths.
15 compressions 2 breaths
Basic life support in neonates. How many breaths and compressions?
Rate- 100 per min in all ages
What signs can you see in infants for ⬆️effort of breathing/respiratory distress?
Accessory muscle use - costal recession
Sounds- stridor, wheeze or grunting
How do you measure efficacy of breathing?
Pulse oximetry (sats)
What are the pre-terminal signs in respiratory failure?
O2 of <85% in air
How do you identify potential central neurological failure?
Posture - decorticate (flexion) and decerebrate (extension)