Flashcards in Scenario 6 - cardiac arrest Deck (5)
What is one important contra-indication to defibrillation to remember?
You must not defibrillate until the patient has been warmed up to >30 degrees min
How often is adrenaline given in cardiac arrest resuscitation?
Every 3-5 mins
What drug is given following 3 unsuccessful shock attempts in cardiac arrest?
Recall the 4 Hs and the 4 Ts that are reversible causes of cardiac arrest
H* increase (acidosis)