Cardioversion

The following guidelines are per ACLS 2010 guidelines VF/pulseless VT Defibrillation x 3 (200J,200J-300J,360J) , then Secondary ABCD (Airway, IV access) Vasopressin¬†40 U iv x 1 only (preferred first agent, Class 2b) orepinephrine1mg¬†q3-5min (Class Indeterminant) Defibrillate at 360J or biphasic shock Amiodarone 300 mg iv push (diluted in 20 cc D5W). May rpt 150mg x … Continue reading