Pediatrics - Lecture 3
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Life support depends on the recognition of abnormal cardiac ____ patterns and inadequate ______ of tissues.
What are the clinical signs of cardiac abnormalities in newborns?
- Abnormal murmurs
- Abnormal coloration (cyanosis, low o2 sats)
- Abnormal vital signs
- Continued murmurs
- Passing out
By definition, congenital abnormalities are a result of something going wrong during ______ development.
How is the office setting of a NICU different from an ICU?
Larger rooms to accommodate family, diversions(entertainment) for the kids, generally more quiet
Sedation (may/may not) be used when scanning infants.
May, such as a warm bottle or other American Accademy of Pediatrics approved methods.
EKG input is (needed/not-needed).
_____ help establish and display spatial relationships of one structure to the next.
How long is a sweep?
- 6-10 beats or 5 seconds
- More w/ arrythmias
The _____ plane is displayed w/ the superior images to the right of the screen.
The ______ plane displays superior structures to the top of the screen.
Coronal. (opposite of 4 chamber in adult echo)
The _____ plane displays the anterior structures at the ____ of the screen and the left-sided structures to the viewer's right.
The images should be ____ before the patient ____.
What view is potentially the best to start with?
Subcostal if pt is compliant, may see entire cardiovascular system in neonates/young children.
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