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Emergency MR

McGraw-Hill Emergency Medical Responder 2nd Edition Ch37

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Cardiopulmonary failure A combination of the result of inadeguate oxygenation, inadequate ventilation, and poor perfusion.
An inflammation of the meninges, the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis
Status epilepticus Recurring seizures without an intervening period of consciousness.
The period after a seizure. Postictal phase
The sudden and unexpected death of an infant that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
70+(2X child's age in years)=systolic blood pressure Formula used to determine the lower limit of a normal systolic blood pressure in a child 1 to 10 years.
A newborn (birth to 1 month) has a normal heart rate of 120 to 160 beats per minute
An infant (1 to 12 months) has a normal heart rate of 80 to 140 beats per minute
A toddler (1 to 3 years) has a normal heart rate of 80 to 130 beats per minute
A preschooler (3 to 5 years) has a normal heart rate of 80 to 120 beats per minute
A school-age child (6 to 12 years) has a normal heart rate of 70 to 110 beats per minute
An adolescent (13 to 18 years) has a normal heart rate of 60 to 100 beats per minute
A term neonate (0 to 28 days) has a Lower limit of normal systolic blood pressure of 60 mm Hg or strong central pulse
An infant (1 to 12 months) has a Lower limit of normal systolic blood pressure of 70 mm Hg or strong central pulse
A child or adolescent (1 to 10 years) has a Lower limit of normal systolic blood pressure of 70 + (2X age in years)
A child or adolescent (10 years or older) has a Lower limit of normal systolic blood pressure of 90 mm Hg
Occiput Back of child's head.
Small diamond shaped openings on both the top and the back of the head of an infant. Fontanels (soft spots)
Normal respiratory rate for a Newborn (birth to 1 month) 30 to 50 breaths per minute
Normal respiratory rate for an infant (1 to 12 months) 20 to 40 breaths per minute
Normal respiratory rate for a toddler (1 to 3 years). 20 to 30 breaths per minute
Normal respiratory rate for a preschooler (3 to 5 years). 20 to 30 breaths per minute
Normal respiratory rate for a school-age child (6 to 12 years). 16 to 30 breaths per minute
Normal respiratory rate for an adolescent (13 to 18 years). 12 to 20 breaths per minute
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