Table 2

ETAT emergency treatments

Manage the airway (including ventilation with bag and mask)
Give oxygen by nasal prongs or a nasal catheter
Position the child (including stablisation of the neck if history of trauma)
Insert an intravenous line and give fluids rapidly for shock
Give plan C2-150 for severe dehydration
Insert a femoral, jugular or intraosseous line if unable to insert peripheral intravenous line
Give rectal diazaepam (or paraldehyde)
Give intravenous glucose
Keep the child warm
  • 2-150 Plan C describes rapid intravenous or nasogastric fluid administration in the WHO diarrhoeal disease control and IMCI guidelines.