EMS professionals must consider the unique pediatric trauma victims’ anatomy and physiology during the interim treatment and transport. How do these differences from adults influence the findings during a trauma assessment and then dictate the ensuing management? Let’s take a closer look.
Understand age-related pathophysiology the the body systems. Review key points of geriatric assessment and treatment.
Learn about physical and psychosocial differences over the lifespan. Know the assessment challenges for different age groups.
Pediatric patients are challenging and infrequent. Adding criticality to the pediatric call is even more unnerving. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge with these 8 questions on critical pediatric situations.
Learn about the pathophysiology of respiratory distress in children, including asthma and parenchymal tissue diseases. Review signs and symptoms, treatments, and important concepts for working with children.
Pediatric patients are among the most challenging. Can you recognize the key signs that will help you assess and treat infants, toddlers and kids?