Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-22.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify the differences between children and
Identify information that should be obtained from
a general physical assessment of a pediatric
Identify special considerations of the ill or injured
Identify the signs, symptoms, and treatment for
these pediatric emergencies:
Foreign body airway obstruction.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Identify appropriate actions for a child who has
experienced physical trauma.
Identify the differences between the vital signs
of a child and the vital signs of an adult.
Identify the points of assessment for a
neurological examination of a child.
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises
will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.