Emergency Department 2222 Paediatric Resuscitation Attendance Checklist

Publication: 29/01/2014  --
Last review: 01/08/2019  
Next review: 01/08/2022  
Standard Operating Procedure
ID: 3659 
Approved By: Trust Clinical Guidelines Group 
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Emergency Department 2222 Paediatric Resuscitation Attendance Checklist

Background and indications for standard operating procedure

In all Paediatric crash calls to the Emergency department except for Trauma calls. It has been noted in the past that quite a few paediatric crash calls have been attended by either too many or too few professionals leading to confusion about their roles, whom to lead and if dispensible can be sent back to continue their regular role.

Attendance Record


Record: 3659

SOP/Protocol Detail To have a checklist of teams and individuals that attend a paediatric crash call to A&E and also to ensure that the right team is present and the resuscitation runs smoothly.

To standardise and optimise the teams/individuals involved in any particular paediatric resuscitation, to ensure right people are present, limit confusion with regards to leadership, involve other teams if needed and improve outcome.

Clinical condition:
Target patient group: Children
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Doctors
Adapted from:

Evidence base

Evidence levels:
Leeds consensus. (where no national guidance exists or there is wide disagreement with a level C recommendation or where national guidance documents contradict each other)

Approved By

Trust Clinical Guidelines Group

Document history

LHP version 1.0

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