Neonatal Resuscitation

  1. Paramedic Protocol 2018-NEONATAL RESUSCITATION-Is Narcan recommended as part of the initial resuscitation for newborns with respiratory depression? Pg.47
    No
  2. Paramedic Protocol 2018-NEONATAL RESUSCITATION-What is the most common cause of bradycardia and cardiac arrest in neonates? Pg.47
    Hypoxia
  3. Paramedic Protocol 2018-NEONATAL RESUSCITATION-Should blood sugar analysis be performed on newborns? Pg.48
    Yes, heelstick. If <40mg/dl administer 5ml/kg D10 IV.
  4. Paramedic Protocol 2018-NEONATAL RESUSCITATION-What is the primary measure of adequate ventilation in Neonates? Pg.47
    Prompt improvement in heart rate.
  5. Paramedic Protocol 2018-NEONATAL RESUSCITATION-What is the age range to be considered Neonate? Pg.47
    All premature infants who are reported to be over 20 weeks gestation or less than 28 days old.
  6. Paramedic Protocol 2018-What is a BRUE? Pg.52
    • Brief Resolved Unexplained Event
    • An event that is frightening to the observer (may think infant has died)
  7. Paramedic Protocol 2018-What are the signs of a BRUE? Pg.52
    • Apnea (central or obstructive)
    • Color Change (cyanosis, pallor, erythema)
    • Marked change in muscle tone (limpness)
    • Chocking or Gagging
Author
engmedic19
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336341
Card Set
Neonatal Resuscitation
Description
2018 EMS Neonatal Resuscitation
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