Medical emergencies series 2. Paedatric life support

Posted on 08 April 2016
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30 mins CPD/CE

In this new series of medical emergencies, Lyn Watts of Watts training provides an important insight into the main aspects of the management of medical emergencies. This video series is very useful for the entire dental team.  Part 2 covers paedatric life support.

Aims and objectives

  • The main reasons for respiratory failure in paediatric patients
  • Understand the ways to get good breathing into a paediatric patient
  • Understand the variations in a child’s anatomy and hence how basic life support varies compared to adult basic life support
  • Gain an understanding on baby recovery position

To view Part 1 - basic life support - click here

To view Part 2 -paedatric life support - scroll below

To view Part 3- choking - click here

To view Part 4 - defibrillation - click here

To view Part 5 - airways - click here

To view Part 6 - anaphylaxis - click here

To view Part 7 - angina AND contents of your medical emergencies kit - click here

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