What is the correct dosing regimen of epinephrine to treat PEA or Asystole?
1 mg IV/IO - repeated every 8 to 10 minutes
1 mg IV/IO - repeated every 3 to 5 minutes
.5 mg IV/IO - repeated every 8 to 10 minutes
Which of the following is not a reason to stop or withhold resuscitative efforts?
Indicators of do-not-attempt-resuscitation (DNAR) status
Threat to safety of providers
Resuscitation effort have been unsuccessful for 20 minutes or more
Routine insertion of an advanced airway in asystole:
Is contraindicated in a patient in asystole
Should take priority over gaining IV/IO access
Should only be performed if ventilations with a BVM are ineffective
Is necessary so the epinephrine can be given
Which of the following statements is not true?
CPR should not be stopped to administer drugs to PEA or Asystole patients
Treatment of PEA is limited to interventions outlined in the algorithm
IV/IO access is a priority over advanced airway management
Epinephrine is a common treatment for PEA and Asystole
Which of the following statements is true?
There is no evidence that attempting to "defibrillate" asystole is beneficial
The AHA recommends the use of TCP for patients with asystolic cardiac arrest
CPR should be interrupted while establishing IV or IO access in asystole patients
Identifying the cause of asystole is not important