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1

What is the defibrillation dose for adult cardiac arrest with shockable arrests (pVT/VF)?

A. 100 J
B. 200 J
C. 300 J
D. 360 J

D. 360 J

2

What is the preferred method of ventilation for adult cardiac arrest?

A. Laryngeal mask airway
B. ETT
C. BLS airway/Combitube
D. BVM only

C. BLS airway/Combitube

3

A patient presents with pulseless electrical activity. Every two minutes _____ should be administered.

A. 300 mg IV amiodarone
B. 1 mg 1:10,000 IV epineprine
C. 1 mg Glucagon
D. 1 g magnesium sulfate

B. 1 mg 1:10,000 IV epineprine

4

What are the shockable rhythms of adult cardiac arrest?

- pulseless ventricular tachycardia (pVT)
- ventricular fibrillation (VF)

5

What are the drugs and repeat times for pVT and VF?

- 1 mg 1:10,000 IV epinephrine q4 minutes PRN
- 300 mg IV amiodarone x1
- Repeat 150 mg IV amiodarone x1 4 minutes after 300 mg of amiodarone

6

In the absence of ROSC in the adult cardiac arrest, what should be considered?

A. Cease resuscitation protocol
B. Transport of patient to ED for termination of code

A. cease resuscitation protocol

7

Treatment of hypovolemia suspected in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline

8

Treatment of suspected hypoglycemia in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 25 g IV dextrose

D. 25 g IV dextrose

9

Treatment of suspected narcotic overdose in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 2 mg IV/IM/IN naloxone
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

A. 2 mg IV/IM/IN naloxone*

*only if not intubated

10

Treatment of Torsades de Pointes in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate

11

Treatment of suspected tension pneumothorax in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. needle decompression
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

C. needle decompression

12

Treatment of suspected cyanide/smoke inhalation in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 1-2L chilled normal saline
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

13

Treatment of suspected TCA overdose in adult cardiac arrest.

A. 100 mEq IV sodium bicarbonate
B. 2 g IV magnesium sulfate
C. 1 g IV calcium chloride
D. 5 g IV hydroxocobalamin

A. 100 mEq IV sodium bicarbonate