Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support
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Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

Nick Castle Resuscitation Training Officer, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey

Aims and intended learning outcomes

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