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1

Especially for resp conditions, what is the philopsy of management

Minimal intervention

Maximal observation

2

If you want to get a blood gas sample from a child, what type of blood gas sample should you use and why

Capillary or venous

 

As arterial is rather fuckin sore

3

When assesseing ABCDE in chidren, what should you look for in 'A'

Talking

Crying

Coughing

4

When assesseing ABCDE in chidren, what should you look for in 'B'

Resp rate

Chest recession

O2 sats

5

When assesseing ABCDE in chidren, what should you look for in 'C'

Pulse (HR)

BP

Colour

Cap. refill time (should be <2s)

6

When assesseing ABCDE in chidren, what should you look for in 'D'

Alertness

Responsiveness

Movements

BG

7

When assesseing ABCDE in chidren, what should you look for in 'E'

Temperature

Rashes