The team at DFTB are extremely proud to announce our first article in a series for Emergency Medicine Australasia.
At Don’t Forget the Bubbles, a paediatric FOAM online resource, we take evidence-based medicine and put a practical spin on it. Our aim for this series is to do just that. Throughout this series we will focus on paediatric-specific topics relevant to Emergency Medicine practice. Our first article puts the spotlight on paediatric resuscitation.
With the current ILCOR guidelines1 up for revision this year, a draft update of the Paediatric section has been posted for public comment. The core tenets of Paediatric resuscitation look likely to remain unchanged with the emphasis remaining on an ABC approach rather than the CAB suggested for adults. Here, we look at practical ways to improve our success rates when managing paediatric airways, oxygenation, and access.
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Tagg A, Davis T, Goldstein H, Lawton B. Paediatric resuscitation: Always breathe carefully. Emerg Med Australas. 2015 Jun;27(3):184-6. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12409. Epub 2015 May 4