Ortho-Preferred

Asystole


Note: If ? that V. fib is present, then consider Defibrillate Algorithm for Asystole: Continue CPR 
Establish IV Access 
Epinephrine, 1:10,000, 0.5-1.0 mg IV Push q 5' 
Intubate as Soon as Posible 
Atropine 0.5-1.0 mg - repeat in 5' 
bicarbonate: 1mEq/kg followed by 0.5 mg/kg q10' 
Consider Cardiac Pacing 

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A Comparison of Vasopressin and Epinephrine for Out-of-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 19, 2011 3:08 pm