Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Cardiopulmonary arrest 36

Rapid cardiopulmonary assessment 36

Paediatric basic life support 38

Choking children 39

Paediatric advanced life support 40

Rhythm disturbances 42

Treating supraventricular tachycardia 43

Following unsuccessful resuscitation 44

Cardiopulmonary arrest in children often develops as a progression of respiratory failure and shock. The outcome of out-of-hospital arrest is poor, but respiratory arrest alone is associated with a rate of survival of 80%....

Chapter.  1586 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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