Pediatric Pearls: Management of Shock in Children

  • Cristina M. Zeretzke-BienEmail author


The chapters on resuscitation and shock are incredibly valuable in the undifferentiated shock patient. It will set you up for success with initial stabilization while performing evidence-based care. The assistance with dosing for the common “code drugs” is a very valuable reference in a high-anxiety situation like the crashing pediatric patient.


Shock Hypovolemic shock Cardiogenic shock Distributive shock Obstructive shock Cardiac output Pulse pressure Stroke volume Pediatric CPR Chest compressions Ventilation Cerebral flow Coronary flow SIRS criteria Epinephrine Atropine Adenosine Amiodarone Lidocaine procainamide Magnesium Sulfate 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Emergency MedicineUniversity of Florida, Department of Emergency MedicineGainesvilleUSA

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