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What drug may be used to prevent torsades de pointes?
Magnesium sulfate
What can be used in place of the first of second dose of epinephrine in cardiac arrest?
vasopressin
What drug can be used as an alternative to amiodarone in pulseless VT/VF arrest?
lidocaine
Although given IV bolus in cardiac arrest, this drug is given by IV infusion in symptomatic bradycardia.
epinephrine
What is the drug of choice for most narrow-QRS tachycardia?
adenosine
what drug may be used in tricyclic antidepressant overdose?
sodium bicarb
what drug is used in the tx of acute pulmonary edema if no signs/symptoms of shcok and SBP 70 - 100 mg Hg?
dobutamine
what drug is considered a potent vasodilator?
sodium nitroprusside
what is one reperfusion therapy option for patients with STEMI?
fibrinolytics
What is used to tx symptomatic narrow-QRS bradycardia and slow PEA?
atropine
what is used in the tx of Afib or atrial flutter with WPW?
sotalol
what is used to tx hypotension especially that associated with symptomatic bradycardia
dopamine
atropine dose in symptomatic bradycardia =
0.5 mg every 3-5 minutes, max total dose = 3 mg
what is initial dose of verapamil?
2.5 - 5 mg slow IV push
what is initial IV/IO dosage of amiodarone in cardiac arrest?
300 mg
dosage of nitroglycerin sublingual tablet or spray
0.4 mg every 5 minutes up to 3 doses
dosage of Mg sulfate for torsades de points
1 to 2 g
initial dose of diltiazem IV
0.25 mg/kg IV bolus over 2 minutes
atropine dose in asystole or slow PEA
1 mg every 3 - 5 minutes, max total dose = 3 mg
Initial IV/IO dose of lidocaine
1 to 1.5 mg/kg
initial IV dosage of nitroglycerin
5 mcg/min
dosage of vasopressin IV in cardiac arrest
40 units
dosage of morphine sulfate to relieve ischemic chest discomfort
initial dose = 2 - 4 mg slow IV push
additional doses of 2 to 8 mg IV at 5 to 15 minute intervals
loading dose of IV amiodarone for indications other than cardiac arrest
150 mg over 10 minutes
dosage of procainamide
20 mg/min; max total dose 17mg/kg
IV/IO dosage of epinephrine in cardiac arrest
1 mg (1:10,000 solution) every 3-5 minutes
what aspect of the EKG looks at inferior wall MIs?
aVF, II, III
What aspect of the EKG looks at lateral wall MIs?
I, aVL, V5, V6