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Resuscitation 

Resuscitation
Chapter:
Resuscitation
Author(s):

Robert C. Tasker

, Robert J. McClure

, and Carlo L. Acerini

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0004
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date: 20 April 2019

Cardiopulmonary arrest 36

Rapid cardiopulmonary assessment 36

Paediatric basic life support 38

Choking children 39

Paediatric advanced life support 40

Rhythm disturbances 42

Treating supraventricular tachycardia 43

Following unsuccessful resuscitation 44

Cardiopulmonary arrest in children often develops as a progression of respiratory failure and shock. The outcome of out-of-hospital arrest is poor, but respiratory arrest alone is associated with a rate of survival of 80%....

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