Pediatric Resuscitation Tool [Template]
Today on the radio, I heard “The Twelve Days of Christmas” by Straight No Chaser (Best Christmas Song EVER!), and I was hit with a little extra Christmas cheer. So please accept my Pediatric Resuscitation Tool as an early Christmas gift from me to you! This document provides volume doses of important pediatric drugs and is fully editable to fit your local protocols. You can access the download here.
Don’t forget to share this little bit o’ Christmas cheer with all of your friends!
When presented with a young child who does not appear particularly sick, it can be tempting to assume that the parents are just being over cautious. Kids are tough, though, and sometimes identifying a pathology, especially early on, can require a little more legwork than in an adult patient. Croup is a particularly dangerous childhood illness, and our little patients deserve this extra legwork. Continue reading “Over-worried parents, or a potentially fatal pediatric illness?”