Pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a collective review.

  title={Pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a collective review.},
  author={Kelly D Young and J. Spencer Seidel},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={33 2},
Little information is available about the effects of CPR in children, although it is known that the outcomes are dismal. Examples of unanswered questions include which advanced life support (ALS) procedures should be performed out-of-hospital, whether high-dose epinephrine improves survival, and the true prevalence of ventricular fibrillation as a presenting rhythm. Children differ from adults as to the cause and pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary arrest, but prehospital EMS and hospital… CONTINUE READING


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