PALS Megacode 8 In-Hospital

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You are a pediatrician working in an urgent care facility. A 9-month-old female is seen in triage with a two-day history of moderate fever, projectile emesis, liquid stools, and poor PO intake. The nurse calls you into the room. A rapid initial impression (ABCs) reveals the following:

  • Appearance: Awake, weak, crying intermittently
  • Breathing: Increased effort, rapid
  • Circulation: Pale, mottled
1. A rapid initial impression helps you establish that the patient is responsive, and that emergency intervention is not indicated at this time. You prepare to further evaluate the patient. What are your initial actions?*