Card Set Information
EMR Class 9
Chromosome 21 is repeated (you have a triplet of it
About 25% of children with Down Syndrome have heart defects at birth
Many have congenital intestinal disorders, hearing defects and other illnesses
Extra time must be allowed for obtaining a history and for performing assessment and patient care procedures
Usually calm around familiar faces.
may become violent around strangers if they feel uncomfortable
Types of Cerebral Palsy
: Produces abnormal stiffness and contraction of muscle groups
: Produces involuntary writhing movements
: Produces loss of coordination and balance.
Hearing defects, epilepsy and other CNS disorders are commonly present with the disease
Is a general term for non-progressive disorders of movement and posture
Results from damage to the fetal brain during later pregnancy to early childhood (including birth trauma)
Causes unusual or decreased muscle tone
MICS is lead by the?
START Utilizes a 60 second assessment that focuses on:
Ability to walk
Mentation/ Neurological Status
do 30:2 compressions no matter what age they are
So CPR is different from choking!
: Child unconscious Choking: 30:2
: Blockage pops out
: Child unconscious CPR: 15:2
compressions on child CPR if there's two of you?
15 to 2
Do 10 cycles (2 minutes) - basically they are getting the same # of compressions, but they need extra air
If there's only 1 of you, you do 30:2
AED under one year old?
Cant use it
What color will Neurogenic shock make your pt?
Pale on top, pale, cool, clammy
Pink below, pink, warm, dry
If it hurts?
SA node speed:
AV node speed:
40 - 60
20 - 40
This is always flail chest
1. Hand stabilize
2. Finish the rest:
3. Any retractions?
4. Barrel chestedness?
7. FIX IT