Outcomes Following Pediatric In-Hospital CPR for Bradycardia with Poor Perfusion

Updated:May 2,2011


  • Most pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrests (IHCA) are caused by respiratory or circulatory insufficiency.
  • American Heart Association’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines recommends CPR for non responsive pediatric bradycardia.
  • There is a positive impact on survival when CPR is given for pediatric bradycardia with poor perfusion.

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