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Hypotension formula

for children 1-10 years of age, systolic hypotension is: 70 + [childs age in year x 2] mmHg

2

What things do you need to think about in an intubated patient who suddenly decompensates?

DOPE - displacement of tube, Obstruction of tube, PTX, Equipment failure

3

How hard do you push in kids??

at least 1/3 of AP chest diameter. 1.5in in infants, 2in in kids

4

Adult BLS compression ratio single provider

30:2

5

Nalaxone dose

0.1mg/kg IV/IO/IM/subq q2min

6

What are H's and T's?

Hypovolemia, hypoxia, hyperkalemia, hydrogen ions, hypoglycemia, hypothermia AND Tension ptx, Tamponade, Toxins, Thrombosis (pulm or coronary)

7

Dextrose dose

D25W 2-4ml/kg, D10W 5-10ml/kg

8

Atropine dose

0.02mg/kg (min dose 0.1, max 0.5)

9

What is goal oxygen level in resuscitation?

90-95%

10

Epinephrine IV dose

0.01mg/kg (0.1ml/g of 1:10,000) max dose 1mg

11

Adult BLS compression ratio two provider

30:2

12

Diameter of ET tube for child 2.5-9kg

2.5kg = 3.5mm

13

Joules used for synchronization (SVT and VT with a pulse)

0.5-1J/kg then 2J/kg

14

Indications for synchronization

VT with pulse and SVT

15

Pediatric BLS compression ratio two provider

15:2

16

Adenosine dose

first dose 0.1mg/kg rapid (6mg max) , second dose 0.2mg/kg rapid (12mg max)

17

What age is the cutoff for adult vs pediatric AED pads

8

18

Pediatric BLS compression ratio single provider

30:2

19

Joules used for defibrillation

2J/kg then 4J/kg

20

Amiodarone dose

5mg/kg (max dose 300mg) can repeat 3 times

21

Mag sulfate dose

25-50mg/kg bolus

22

Dexamethasone dose

0.6mg/kg

23

epinephrine ET dose

0.1mg/kg (0.1ml/kg of 1:1000)

24

Epinephrine IM dose

0.01mg/kg (0.01ml/kg of 1:1000)