Flashcards in H's and T's Deck (8)
when should the H's and T's be considered?
3. ventricular fibrillation
4. pulseless ventricular tachycardia
H's and T's are most commonly associated with which pulseless rhythm?
what are the H's?
- hydrogen ion (acidosis)
what are the T's?
- tamponade (cardiac)
- tension pneumothorax
- thrombosis (coronary, or pulmonary)
a fluid bolus may help determine if arrest is related to ____
an ABG must be drawn to determine?
if patient is respiratory acidosis
signs of hypERkalemia
- peaked T waves (earliest sign)
- P wave widens and flattens
- QRS widening