This PALS Quiz focuses on pediatric hypovolemic shock.
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Question 1 of 14
Hypovolemic shock occurs as a result of ____________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 14
When intravascular fluid volume is decreased with hypovolemic shock, this causes a reduction in __________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 14
The loss of intravascular fluid volume which causes hypovolemic shock can have a number of causes including: (choose all that apply)CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 14
(True or False) Hypovolemic shock is the most common form of shock that occurs in children.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 14
When hypovolemic shock occurs, preload is decreased because of the fluid volume loss. Which of the following compensatory mechanisms can change to maintain cardiac output?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 14
The most notable early physiological change that is seen with hypovolemic shock is ________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 14
Which of the following findings are consistent with circulatory changes that occur with hypovolemic shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 14
The period of time during shock when the symptoms will be present, but compensatory mechanisms are able to maintain systolic blood pressure is known as _______________ shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 14
(True or False) Hypotension is a late finding in most types of pediatric shock and may signal impending shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 14
The main treatment for the critically ill child with hypovolemic shock is ___________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 14
The normal minimum dosing for fluid resuscitation when hypovolemic shock is present is at least three fluid boluses of ____ ml/kg each.CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 14
As you continue to perform fluid boluses for the child with hypovolemic shock, observe for signs of improvement. Signs of improvement in hypovolemic shock include: (choose all that are correct)CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 14
(True or False) If hypovolemic shock is a result of blood loss, boluses of isotonic crystalloid IV fluids are indicated, but the shock may not improve significantly.CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 14
If a child remains hemodynamically unstable after the administration of isotonic crystalloid fluids it may be necessary to administer packed red blood cells (PRBCs). The standard dosing of PRBCs for refractory hemorrhagic hypovolemic shock is _____ mL/kg.CorrectIncorrect