Flashcards in Cardiac Arrest Deck (12):
CPR Depth adult and rate
2 inches +
PETCO2 < ____ attempt to improve CPR Quality
partial pressure of end-tidal carbon dioxide; a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide present in the exhaled air.
What PETCO2 marker is evidence of ROSC
Abrupt sustained increase...typically >40
Advanced airway in place...rate____ which equals 1 breath every ___ seconds
8-10 breaths per min
H & T's 10
Hydrogen ion (acidosis)
When can you consider termination of resuscitation efforts.
Pt remains in Asystole after 3 mg epi or 20min ACLS care rendered
Post resuscitation IV fluid rate
TKO unless hypotension is present.
Post resuscitation bradycardia
Use brady protocol
post resuscitation Pulmonary edema
Use CHF/Pulmonary edema protocol