This PALS Quiz focuses on the treatment of the critically ill child using the PALS Systematic Approach Algorithm.
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Question 1 of 10
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After it is determined that the child has no pulse, what should be done?CorrectIncorrect
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A child is unresponsive and is NOT breathing. You have activated the emergency response system and your pulse check reveals that the child has a pulse. What should you do now?CorrectIncorrect
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A child is unresponsive and is not breathing. Emergency response was activated and now a pulse check shows that the child does have a pulse. You then open the airway, provide age-appropriate ventilations, and 100% oxygen with a bag valve mask. The child's pulse is < 60/min, and the child has signs of poor perfusion. What is your next intervention?CorrectIncorrect
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The right branch of the PALS systematic approach algorithm is a sequence of three actions. In the proper sequence, the three actions are:
(Fill in the blanks)
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The evaluate portion of the evaluate-identify-intervene sequence consists of what clinical assessment tools? (Choose all correct answers.)CorrectIncorrect
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(True or False) The sequence of evaluate-identify-intervene should be used before and after each intervention and should continue until the child is stable.CorrectIncorrect
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The initial impression of the PALS systematic approach algorithm includes which of the following characteristics? (Choose all correct answers.)CorrectIncorrect
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The second box of the PALS systematic approach algorithm contains a question. (Fill in the blank to complete the question.)
Is the child or is immediate intervention needed?
Question 9 of 10
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In the PALS systematic approach algorithm, if the child is determined to be unresponsive or immediate intervention is needed, what will be your next step?CorrectIncorrect
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After the emergency response is activated, the next intervention is to ____________.CorrectIncorrect