This PALS Quiz focuses on the recognition and management of pediatric cardiac arrest and covers all aspects of the PALS Cardiac Arrest Algorithm.
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Question 1 of 10
(True or False) Pediatric cardiac arrest typically has a primary cause that is related to respiratory failure or shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
Pediatric cardiac arrest is typically the result of _________ resulting from respiratory failure and/or shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
(True or False) Outcomes for cardiac arrest in children is generally good.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
Which is the most common presenting initial rhythm for children in cardiac arrest?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
Sudden cardiac arrest is rare in children, and when it occurs, it is typically associated with underlying heart disease. Common causes include: (choose all that apply)CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
A majority of sudden cardiac arrest in children occurs during athletic activity.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
The correct location to palpate for a pulse in an unresponsive CHILD is _____________. (choose all correct answers)CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
(True or False) To ensure proper treatment of cardiac arrest, the rhythm must be identified before initiating CPR.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
In children, a pulse check should be limited to _____________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
Choose the scenarios that would require immediate CPR.CorrectIncorrect