Hypovolemic shock in children: Initial evaluation and management
- Wendy J Pomerantz, MD, MS
Wendy J Pomerantz, MD, MS
- Co-Director, Injury Free Coalition of Greater Cincinnati
- Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Mark G Roback, MD
Mark G Roback, MD
- Professor, Department of Pediatrics
- University of Minnesota Medical School
- Section Editors
- Susan B Torrey, MD
Susan B Torrey, MD
- Section Editor — Pediatric Resuscitation; Pediatric Trauma
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
- Baylor College of Medicine
- Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- Texas Children’s Hospital
- Adrienne G Randolph, MD, MSc
Adrienne G Randolph, MD, MSc
- Section Editor — Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
- Professor of Anaesthesia and Pediatrics
- Harvard Medical School
- Deputy Editor
- James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH
- Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate
- Deputy Editor — Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- Deputy Editor — Primary Care Sports Medicine (Adolescents and Adults)
- Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine/Traumatology
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine
This topic will review the evaluation and treatment of hypovolemic shock in children. A general approach to the initial evaluation and management of shock in children, evaluation and treatment of hypovolemia in children, and the pathophysiology of shock are discussed separately:
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- PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
- Physical examination
- Ancillary data
- - Laboratory evaluation
- - Other studies
- Airway and breathing
- Control of hemorrhage
- Vascular access
- Fluid resuscitation
- Glucose abnormalities
- Ongoing management
- SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS