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In pediatric age often respiratory arrest precedes cardiac arrest. The causes can be of different nature: respiratory, cardiological, neurological, from shock, from drugs, metabolic imbalances, or environmental causes. The signs are: absence of arterial pulses, absence of respiratory activity, state of unconsciousness, extreme pallor and cyanosis. It is necessary to place on a plane rigid in dorsal decubitus with moderate cable hyperextension. Liberating the airway from secretions or food, lift the chin and practice two Insufflations with mouth-to-mouth respiration, begin cardiac massage external.

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