Paediatric cardiac arrest is unlikely to be caused by a cardiac problem and is more likely to be a respiratory one, making ventilations crucial to the child’s chances of survival. However, for those not trained in paediatric resuscitation, the most important thing is to act quickly to ensure the child gets the treatment they need in the critical situation.
This page contains:
- an EPALS algorithm for paediatric COVID-19 patients.
- a flowchart on the resuscitation of paediatric COVID-19 patients in hospital.