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Witnessed Paeds Resus - your views

Andrew J Bowman sumieb at compuserve.com
Sat Apr 22 23:16:51 BST 2006


I am a nurse and want the family nowhere near a trauma resuscitation (or any
resuscitation for that matter and sometimes not even in my ER).

Flame on!!!!!

Andrew Bowman, RN, BSN, CEN, etc, etc ad (almost) infinitum
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <flysurg at aol.com>
To: <trauma-list at trauma.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 22, 2006 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: Witnessed Paeds Resus - your views


>
> This BS rears its ugly head again and again. Family members have no place
in trauma resuscitations until all invasive procedures have been completed,
if at all. Medical/ peds codes in ICU's are not the same. This is just
another lame attempt to nursify the practice of trauma surgery. Fire away!
>
> Steve Smith
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Macartney <nick at macartney.org>
> To: 'Trauma &amp; Critical Care mailing list' <trauma-list at trauma.org>
> Sent: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 07:30:55 +0100
> Subject: RE: Witnessed Paeds Resus - your views
>
>
> Spent 2 hours yesterday resuscitating a 7 day old baby - not trauma, but
> still rather sick. Parents were present all the time. We all made a
> conscious effort to keep them up to speed. Parents were very sensible, as
> has always been my experience.
> Nick Macartney
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: trauma-list-bounces at trauma.org
> > [mailto:trauma-list-bounces at trauma.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Davidson
> > Sent: 20 April 2006 18:21
> > To: trauma-list at trauma.org
> > Subject: Witnessed Paeds Resus - your views
> >
> > Dear All
> >
> > Following a recent discussion with some fellow med students
> > regarding witnessed resuscitation in paediatric trauma/arrest
> > - I was interested to hear the views of those more qualified
> > than myself!
> >
> > Bearing in mind the following (non-typical) scenario:
> >
> > Father arrives at ED carrying 6 year old child - involved in
> > vehicle versus pedestrian MVA. Father transported child to
> > hospital - no EMS involvement. Nursing staff take child from
> > father and rush her to resuscitation area and issue a trauma
> > call. The child is making no respiratory effort, is mutiply
> > injured and is in cardiac arrest. The frantic father demands
> > to be present for the resuscitation attempt but is asked to
> > remain outside - much to his distress.
> >
> > I have read with interest various published materials
> > regarding witness adult resus - but was interested to hear
> > your views (and experiences) regarding paeds patients.
> >
> > Andrew
> >
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