Flashcards in PALS Deck (24):
for children 1-10 years of age, systolic hypotension is: 70 + [childs age in year x 2] mmHg
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
How hard do you push in kids??
at least 1/3 of AP chest diameter. 1.5in in infants, 2in in kids
Adult BLS compression ratio single provider
0.1mg/kg IV/IO/IM/subq q2min
What are H's and T's?
Hypovolemia, hypoxia, hyperkalemia, hydrogen ions, hypoglycemia, hypothermia AND Tension ptx, Tamponade, Toxins, Thrombosis (pulm or coronary)
D25W 2-4ml/kg, D10W 5-10ml/kg
0.02mg/kg (min dose 0.1, max 0.5)
What is goal oxygen level in resuscitation?
Epinephrine IV dose
0.01mg/kg (0.1ml/g of 1:10,000) max dose 1mg
Adult BLS compression ratio two provider
Diameter of ET tube for child 2.5-9kg
2.5kg = 3.5mm
Joules used for synchronization (SVT and VT with a pulse)
0.5-1J/kg then 2J/kg
Indications for synchronization
VT with pulse and SVT
Pediatric BLS compression ratio two provider
first dose 0.1mg/kg rapid (6mg max) , second dose 0.2mg/kg rapid (12mg max)
What age is the cutoff for adult vs pediatric AED pads
Pediatric BLS compression ratio single provider
Joules used for defibrillation
2J/kg then 4J/kg
5mg/kg (max dose 300mg) can repeat 3 times
Mag sulfate dose
epinephrine ET dose
0.1mg/kg (0.1ml/kg of 1:1000)