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Tips and Tricks

It's July, so good time to review the basics. For pediatric resuscitations of any type, the mnemonic ABCDEFG is great - Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Don't Ever Forget Glucose. Children have lower reserves and become hypoglycemic more easily than adults when stressed. This mnemonic also came from a fantastic quick review of pediatric congenital heart disease presentations from the awesome folks at emergencymedicinecases.com

PEM Questions

(Click the link to comment and to vote - voting not working through email, sorry!) D5 ΒΌ NS is no longer recommended for maintenance fluids in hospitalized young infants. Why not? [yop_poll id="45"]

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