This PALS Quiz focuses on the management of pediatric respiratory distress and failure.
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Question 1 of 10
If there are signs of respiratory distress or respiratory failure, the first priority is to ________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
Regardless of the cause, the initial management of respiratory distress or failure hinges on interventions using the following acronym _________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
Interventions falling under the (A)-AIRWAY section of the initial management of respiratory distress or failure include all of the following EXCEPT which one?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
Choose all the interventions that best fit within the C-CIRCULATION portion of the initial management of respiratory distress or failure.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
Match the intervention to the correct category for the initial management and treatment of respiratory distress/failure. (Drag and drop to match)
- Perform Head tilt-chin lift Consider OPA or NPA to improve airway patency
- Assist ventilation with a bag-mask device Monitor oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry
- Establish IV access Monitor heart rate, heart rhythm, and blood pressure
Question 6 of 10
Once oxygenation and ventilation are stabilized, the type of respiratory problem needs to be identified. Within pediatric advanced life support, respiratory problems are categorized into 4 types. Fill in the blank with the correct word on each type of respiratory problem.
control of breathing
Question 7 of 10
_____________________ is an obstruction of the large airway outside the thorax. The obstruction can range from mild to severe and can be caused by airway swelling, infection, or an aspirated foreign body.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
The 3 main causes of upper airway obstruction include all of the following EXCEPT which one?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
Which medication(s) may be the most helpful for the child with upper airway swelling related to anaphylaxis? (choose all correct answers)CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
If you suspect a child has a partial (FBAO) foreign body airway obstruction you should:CorrectIncorrect