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Normal Child respiration rate
Pediatric Assessment Triangle
Appearance, work of breathing and circulation to the skin.
strained, high-pitched sound heard on inspiration caused by obstruction/constriction in the pharynx or larynx
less than 10 bpm, limp, slow/absent heart rate
1 breath every 3 seconds (20 bpm)
Acute raise in temp.
#1 cause of death infants/kids
respirations, perfusion, mental status
Medical branch director, Triage group supervisor, transportation group supervisor, treatment group supervisor, Staging area manager
Treatment area layout
Red, yellow, green
Simple triage and rapid transport
Immediate treatment required
Delayed treatment apppropriate
Fast/Slow/Noisy tag red
Radial pulse absent tag red
Wiggle toes/fingers, if can tag yellow, if can't tag red.
Infant Transfer time
Less than 72 hours
Questions for transferor
Ask relationship to child, ask for family history, provide transferor with department approved pamphlet regarding options
Infant transfer procedure
Notify dispatch, request ALS, medically assess, identify child's name, social security number and any other identifying info, attempt to identify day/time/location child was born, notify CPS.
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