Date Published

January 19, 2022

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


The updated AHA guidelines indicate an increase in the ventilation rate to 20-30 breaths per minute for children and infants respective in INTUBATED patients. Does this apply to patients who have a supraglottic airway in situ as well? Thank you!


Yes. This new increased suggested rate of ventilation in pediatric patients applies to those with an advanced airway (ETT or SGA).



AHA Guidelines, ETT, Pediatrics, SGA

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