Which studies are performed in the evaluation of pediatric dehydration with hypovolemic shock?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Alex Koyfman, MD; Chief Editor: Muhammad Waseem, MBBS, MS, FAAP, FACEP, FAHA  more...
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Answer

For children who are in hypovolemic shock, the following studies are recommended:

  • Comprehensive metabolic panel to include electrolytes, BUN, Cr, glucose, iCa, Phosphate, Magnesium, Albumin.

  • Venous blood gases

  • Serum lactic acid

  • Complete blood cell count (CBC)

  • Urinalysis


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