Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support
Nick Castle Resuscitation Training Officer, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey
The aim of this article is to present the paediatric advanced life support (ALS) algorithm and discuss specific aspects of paediatric resuscitation.
After this article you should be able to:
Describe the paediatric ALS algorithm
Be familiar with common paediatric resuscitation drugs and a system to support estimation of drug dosages
Identify appropriate equipment for paediatric resuscitation.
Emergency Nurse. 10, 1, 31-39. doi: 10.7748/en2002.04.10.1.31.c1060