This PALS Quiz focuses on pediatric shock fundamental concepts.
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Question 1 of 10
When shock occurs, first observable physiologic compensatory mechanism that occurs when the body attempts to maintain cardiac output is to __________________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
When oxygen delivery to the tissues is inadequate, blood flow is redirected to the vital organs and tissues. Choose all of the clinical signs and symptoms below that are a result of this redirected blood flow.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
(True or False) In children with shock, compensatory mechanisms can be so efficient that systolic blood pressure may remain normal or slightly elevated.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
In the early phase of shock, pulse pressure is often _____________ because of the the increase in SVR.
(Note: Pulse pressure is the difference between the systolic and diastolic blood pressure)CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
(True or False) Systolic blood pressure is a good early indicator of pediatric shock.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
With shock which of the following is typically an ominous sign and can be an indication of impending cardiac arrest?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
A 5 year old child has a systolic blood pressure of 60. Is this systolic blood pressure adequate for maintaining cardiac output?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
A 2 year old child has a systolic blood pressure of 75. Is this systolic blood pressure adequate for maintaining cardiac output?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following are common signs and symptoms of deterioration with pediatric shock? (Choose all that apply.)CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
(True or False) The progression of pediatric shock follows a predictable pattern and timeline.CorrectIncorrect