Guidance for the care of the deteriorating child or in cardiac arrest with suspected or proven COVID-19 infection

Covid-19 should be suspected in any child, particularly with fever and/or respiratory symptoms and appropriate measures instituted. ESPNIC Sections are joining forces and give their guidance for the care of the deteriorating child or in cardiac arrest with suspected or proven COVID-19 infection. 

Guidance are initiated and prepared Dr Orsola Gawronski (Guideline lead, Nursing President), Dr Jimena Del Castillo (Chair Resuscitation Section), Dr Sue Chapman (Vice-Chair Resuscitation Section), Dr Gilles Jourdain (Chair Transport Section), Ass. Prof. Lyvonne Tume (Past Nursing President), Dr Joseph C. Manning (Chair Nursing Science Section), Professor Anne-Sylvie Ramelet (Vice-Chair Nursing Science Section), with the collaboration of Dr Mireia Garcia Cusco, Dr Joe Brierley and Dr Martin Kneyber on behalf of the Nursing and Nurse science sections.