Equipment and Monitoring
A 2-month-old, 5-kg baby, born at term without apparent complications, is scheduled to come to the OR emergently for evacuation of a subdural hematoma and repair of depressed skull fracture as a consequence of presumed child abuse. VS: HR 130 bpm, RR 22/min and crying, BP 75/50 mmHg, and Hct 30%. There is a 22 ga. IV in place in the left saphenous vein, and it seems to be running well.
KeywordsImplant Cardioverter Defibrillator Pulse Oximeter Breathing Circuit Heated Humidifier Bain Circuit