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46 ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Review ❍ What is the correct dose of lidocaine? 5 mg/kg bolus, which is then repeated at 1/2 the initial dose every 5–10 minutes to a total of 3 mg/kg. ❍ What ECG findings should be monitored during procainamide administration? Watch for increasing P–R intervals, increasing QT intervals, and widening QRS complex. ❍ What is an extremely dangerous complication of procainamide administration? Torsades de pointes. ❍ What is the most common short term side effect of IV Amiodarone?

What are the most common complications seen in catheter-through-needle systems Infection, shearing of the end of the catheter, and extravasation of infused fluid. ❍ T/F: Intracardiac injection of drugs is the preferred route during an acute cardiac arrest. False. The IV route is preferred. ❍ What is the key to successful resuscitation of a near drowning victim? Ventilatory support. ❍ What is the major complication from a lightning strike? DC countershock and acute respiratory arrest. ❍ When should an intravenous line established during CPR be replaced?

Note: this sequence omits starting chest compressions. ❍ What IV fluid is recommended during ACLS? Normal saline ❍ What ACLS drugs can be administered down the endotracheal tube? Atropine, lidocaine, and epinephrine. 50 ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Review ❍ What is the dose of medication used via endotracheal tube? 5 times the normal dose followed by 10 mL of normal saline. ❍ The artery that is palpable at the top of the foot is called the . Dorsalis pedis. ❍ Gastric distention during CPR is caused by .

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