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Deﬁbrillation is more effective than CPR and so stopping CPR during the process is more beneﬁcial to the patient outcome. ❍ How long may CPR be interrupted at any given time? CPR may be stopped no more than 10 seconds. Resume CPR only after up to the ﬁrst three deﬁbrillations are delivered. ❍ You should be able to describe several advantages of automated external deﬁbrillation. Identify those advantages. The use of the AED is easier to learn than CPR; however, one must memorize the treatment sequence.
What is the function of the pulmonary vein? To carry blood from the lungs to the left atrium. ❍ Why may the pulmonary vein be considered an artery? Because it carries oxygenated rather than deoxygenated blood. ❍ What are largest vessels in the venous system? The vena cava. ❍ Name the two portions of the vena cava. The superior and inferior vena cava. ❍ What is the terminus of the vena cava? The right atrium. ❍ What are the four components of blood? Red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, and platelets.
Epinephrine provides alpha-adrenergic receptor stimulation resulting in peripheral vasoconstriction. Peripheral vasoconstriction improves coronary and cerebral blood ﬂow. ❍ What drugs are used to treat narrow QRS tachycardia? Adenosine, verapamil, beta-blockers, digoxin, and diltiazem. ❍ What are the drugs used to treat wide-complex QRS tachycardia? Amiodarone 150 mg IVP if suspected to be VT. Adenosine 6 mg rapid IVP if suspected to be SVT with aberrancy. ❍ What are the indications for the use of diltiazem?
ACLS , Advanced Cardiac Life Support Review: Pearls of Wisdom by Michael Zevitz, Scott Plantz, William Gossman