Episode 10 – Pediatric Resuscitation

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the CPR technique for an infant
  2. Describe the PALS cardiac arrest, bradycardia and tachycardia algorithms
  3. Describe the PALS septic shock algorithm
  4. List the dose and primary indication for core pediatric resuscitation medications
  5. What are 8 risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
  6. List 8 strategies for preventing SIDS
  7. Describe the management of a SIDS death
  8. Define Apparent Life Threatening Events (ALTE) and list 10 causes


  1. Epidemiology and pathophysiology of pediatric cardiac arrest
  2. What does Rosen’s say about atropine and succinylcholine use in pediatric resuscitation?
  3. What are the pertinent anatomic features of children as it relates to laryngoscopy and intubation?

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