Clinical Pathway for the Care of Children Post-CPR

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Admission Testing
Critical Care Cardiac Arrest Admission Order Set
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Motor GCS ≥ 5 and/or Conscious
(or at baseline neurologic function)
and
Does NOT require a breathing tube
Not Conscious and Motor GCS < 5
OR
Motor GCS ≥ 5 and requires a breathing tube
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Prevent Fever (T > 38°C)
Maintain normal BP for age
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Initial Rhythm Identified with Arrest
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Posted: August 2013
Authors: A. Topjian, MD and L. Hutchins, MSN, RN, P. Meaney, MD, V. Nadkarni, MD, R. Berg, MD
 
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