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1

Patients in PEA may be determined DIF when?

1.ETCO2 <10
2. After consultation with OLMC

2

In traumatic cardiac arrest, a narrow complex rhythm (QRS <.12) may suggest what two things?

Profound Hypovolemia
Obstructive shock (tamponade/tension pneumo)

3

All conversations with OLMC MD should be fully documented to include:

1. Physician's name
2. Times
3. Instructions

4

ORS allows who to call DIF?

Lay person
EMT
Paramedic

5

An ETCO2 of <___ in pts with PEA after __ minutes of ACLS does not correlate with Survival.

ETCO2 <10

20 Minutes

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