Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Infants and Children With Cardiac Disease

Published: April 23, 2018

CPR training using an infant CPR dummy
  • Cardiac arrest occurs at a higher rate in children with heart disease than in healthy children.
  • The complexity and variability in pediatric heart disease pose unique challenges during resuscitation.
  • Clinicians must individualize resuscitation strategies for each patient’s cardiovascular anatomy and physiology.