Handbook of Pediatric Mock Codes
Reinforce the skills for pediatric resuscitation using mock code exercises. This text provides the information needed to set up and conduct mock codes as well as 37 mock code scenarios submitted by over 20 contributors. In addition to serving as a resource for conducting mock codes, this text also serves as a study guide for health care professionals who care for children.
* Provides strategies for educators, facilitators, and participants on the practical use of mock code exercises * Presents 35 different mock code scenarios; each can easily be adapted to various skill levels, from basic to advanced * Includes a "how-to" guide with all the information needed to perform mock codes -- from equipment required to the roles of all participants * Based on more than a decade of mock code experience at Boston's Children's Hospital
Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-399-2
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Guidelines for Conducting the Mock Code
Mock Code Scenarios
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ABCs Abdomen acidosis acute Additional Potential Complications aggressive airway obstruction altered mental status asystole Atropine Atropine 0.02 mg/kg Barkin RM bleeding bolus bradycardia breath sounds Brief Presenting History capillary refill cardiac catheter cervical spine chest tube cricoid cricoid pressure cricothyrotomy Discussion of Objectives drug edema electrolytes emergency medicine end-tidal C02 monitor epinephrine estimated weight Examination General appearance Expected interventions Fleisher GR fluid resuscitation Further History Given Given on Request glucose hyperkalemia hypoglycemia hypotension hypovolemia hypoxia infant ingestion Initial Physical Examination Initial Vital Signs injuries intracranial pressure Lorazepam medications metabolic mg/kg IV/IO Midazolam mock code Monitors ECG neurologic Normal saline 20 O-negative blood Option oxygen pediatric pediatric emergency medicine perfusion pneumothorax Progression pulse oximeter Rapid glucose Rapid sequence intubation Recognize Repeat Vital Signs respiratory distress saline 20 ml/kg scenario shock stridor suction tachycardia Textbook of pediatric therapy Thoracentesis Vecuronium Vecuronium 0.1 ventilation ventricular Vital Signs Vomits