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Atropine therapy versus no atropine therapy for the prevention of adverse events in paediatric patients undergoing intubation

  1. Ashlea R Wilmott1,*,
  2. Graham C Thompson2,
  3. Eddy Lang1,
  4. Susan Powelson3,
  5. Abel Wakai4,
  6. Ben Vandermeer5,
  7. Ronan O'Sullivan6,7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group

Published Online: 5 JAN 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010898


How to Cite

Wilmott AR, Thompson GC, Lang E, Powelson S, Wakai A, Vandermeer B, O'Sullivan R. Atropine therapy versus no atropine therapy for the prevention of adverse events in paediatric patients undergoing intubation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010898. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010898.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Calgary, Department of Emergency Medicine, Calgary, Canada

  2. 2

    Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Calgary, Department of Paediatrics, Calgary, Canada

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, Health Sciences Libraries and Cultural Resources, Calgary, Canada

  4. 4

    Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), Dublin 2, Ireland

  5. 5

    University of Alberta, Department of Pediatrics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  6. 6

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, National Children's Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland

  7. 7

    Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland

*Ashlea R Wilmott, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Room C231, 1403-29 Street NW, Calgary, T2N 2T9, Canada. ashlea.wilmott@medportal.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 5 JAN 2014

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Table 1. Bradycardia by age (American Heart Association 2011)

One month to three months< 85 beats per minute (BPM)

Three months to two years< 100 BPM

Two years to 10 years< 60 BPM

> 10 years< 60 BPM

 
Table 2. Tachycardia by age (American Heart Association 2011)

One month to three months> 205 beats per minute (BPM)

Three months to two years> 190 BPM

Two years to 10 years> 140 BPM

> 10 years> 100 BPM

 
Table 3. Hypotension by age (American Heart Association 2011)

One month to 12 months< 70 mm Hg

One year to 10 years< 70 + (2 X age in years)

< 90Children 10 years and older