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Epinephrine ACLS dose

1 mg IV

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Atropine Adults

0.5 mg IV x 3 doses q5min, max 3 mg

3

Atropine Peds

O.02 mg/kg IV (min 0.1 mg)

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Amiodarone Adults shock resistant pulseless vtac/vfib

300 mg IV

5

Amiodarone Adults vac with a pulse

150 mg IV

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Amiodarone Peds

5 mg/kg IV

7

Amiodarone Maintenance

1 mg/min

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Procainamide

17 mg/kg IV at rate of 20-30 mg/min

9

Adenosine Adults

6 mg IV, 12 mg IV, 12 mg IV

10

Adenosine Peds

0.1 mg/kg IV, 0.2 mg/kg IV, 0.2 mg/kg IV

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Diltiazem

0.25 mg/kg IV (20 mg max) over 2 min; then 0.35 mg/kg IV (25 mg max) over 5 min

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Defibrillation Adult monophasic

200-300 joules

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Defibrillation Adult biphasic

120-200 joules

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Defibrillation Peds monophasic

2-4 J/kg

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Defibrillation Peds biphasic

2 J/kg

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Cardioversion adults monophasic

50-100 J

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Cardioversion adults biphasic

70-150 J

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Cardioversion peds monophasic

0.5-1 J/kg

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Sodium bicarb

1 amp (50 mEq)

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Ca Chloride

20 mg/kg slow

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Ca Gluconate

60-100 mg/kg slow

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Glucose adult or >8yo

1 amp D50 (2mL/kg)

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Glucose 2-8 yo

4 mL/kg of D25

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Glucose <2yo

10 mL/kg of D10

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Hydrocortisone adults

100 mg IV

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Insulin for DKA

0.1 U/kg (usually 10 U) IV bolus for adults
0.1 U/kg/hr adults and peds

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Mg adults

2-4 g IV

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Peds

20-50 mg/kg IV

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Narcan adults

0.5-2 mg (usually start with 0.1-0.2 mg and pre-treat with anti-emetic)

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Narcan peds

0.01 mg/kg initial, repeat at 0.1 mg/kg PRN

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Narcan drip

2/3 wake up dose/hr

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Lidocaine

1-1.5 mg/kg initial dose, then 0.5-0.75 mg/kg q5 min to max dose of 3 mg/kg

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ETT meds

Lidocaine
Epinephrine
Atropine
Narcan

Double the dose and mix in 10 mL NS