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1

Fluid bolus

20ml/kg 0.9% saline IV

2

Diazepam

0.5mg/kg PR

3

Glucose

2ml/kg 10% glucose IV

4

Lorazepam

0.1mg/kg IV

5

Adrenaline (arrest)

0.1ml/kg 1:10,000 IV

6

Ceftriaxone

2g / 24 hours
4g/ 24 hours

IV

7

Adrenaline (anaphylaxis)

0.01ml/kg 1:1,000 IM.

8

Amiodarone

Should be given via a central vein, but can be given peripherally in an emergency

Loading dose 300mg/over 60min IVI via central line followed by 900mg/over 24h IVI via central line

OR

200mg/8h PO for 1wk then 200mg/12h PO for 1wk then Maintenance dose 200mg/24h PO

9

Verapamil

Avoid if patients on β-blockers

5mg/over 2min IV; further 0.5–1mg doses every 5min until target rate achieved (total maximum 20mg)

OR

40–120mg/8h PO

10

Flecainide

Avoid if pt has IHD

2mg/kg/over 10min IV (maximum 150mg)

OR

100–200mg/12h PO

11

Atenolol


50–100mg/24h PO


Many β-blockers available. Contraindicated in asthma, peripheral vascular disease, DM

12

Amlodipine


5–10mg/24 PO


Ca2+ channel blocker; 1st line in elderly and when β-blocker contraindicated

13

Enoxaparin

LMWH

40mg/24h SC
or
20mg/24h if eGFR <30ml/min