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1

In emergency situations what drug is given for bradycardia?

Atropoine

2

How far should sternum be depressed in CPR?

5-6 cm

3

What is the rate in CPR?

100-120 per minute

4

How long, in CPR, should 2 breaths take?

5

What two events should be done initially for patients that are responsive, unconsious, respiratory arrest and cardiac arrest?

Responsive - leave/get help
Unconscious - recovery position/help
Respiratory arrest - ventilation/help
Cardiac arrest - help/CPR/ALS

6

How often should the person delivering CPR change?

Every two minutes

7

Where should the chest compressions be done?

Middle of lower hald sternum

8

Is asystole/PEA shockable?

No

9

Give three features of monomorphic VT?

1. broad complex rhythm
2. rapid rate
3. constant QRS morphology

10

Give a feature of polymorphic VT?

Torsades de pointes

11

After first shock in VF/VT patients how long should be waited before 2nd shock delivery?

2 minutes

12

What should be given after the 3rd shock in VT/VF patients?

Adrenaline 1mg IVand amiodarone

13

What drug should be given in emergency asystole?

Adrenaline 1mg IV

14

What should be given for a pulseless electrical activity patient?

Adrenaline 1mg IV

15

During CPR how often should adrenaline be given?

Every 3-5 minutes

16

How much amiodarone should be given in acute scenaries?

300mg

17

What are the potential reversible causes: the four Hs and four Ts?

Hypoxia, Hypovolaemia, Hypo/hyperkalaemia/metabolic, hypothermia
Thrombosis, tamponade, toxins, tension pneumothorax

18

What should be given to treat hypovolaemia?

IV fluids (0.9% saline or Hartmann's solution/blood)

19

What should be done for emergency tamponade?

Needle cardiocentesis

20

What should be done for tension pneumothorax?

Needle thoracentesis

21

What is the underlying problem in resuscitation?

Failure to deliver oxygen

22

During arrest, continued resuscitation: what should the patient have done to their airway?

Trachea intubated

23

What three factors are involved in the Glasgow Coma Scale?

Pupils
Limb tone and movement
Posture

24

What are the two shockable rhythms?

VF and VT