Robert A. Berg

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Pediatric Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest is characterized by unresponsiveness and lack of normal breathing (with only an occasional gasp), and is most often the end result of apnea or respiratory failure leading to bradycardia and then pulseless electrical activity or asystole. Hypoxia and ischemia (asphyxia) progresses…

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