V-fib

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Author:
tville01
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198366
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V-fib
Updated:
2013-02-06 09:02:59
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V-fib
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  1. Will the patient have a pulse
    No
  2. What causes v-fib(life threatening)
    • electrical chaos in heart
    • MI
    • hypokalemia
    • hypomagnesemaia
    • hypovolemia
    • hypoxia
    • hemorrhage
    • shock
    • trauma/surgery
  3. VF may be the first manifestation of
    CAD
  4. What is occurring during VF
    • ventricles aren't contracting
    • NO CO
    • No pulse
    • No perfusion
  5. What are the S/S of V-fib
    • syncope
    • loss of conciousness
    • No pulse
    • apneic
    • No BP/heart sounds
    • Respiratory and metabolic acidosis
    • seizures
    • pupils fixed and dilated
    • skin cold and mottled
  6. What is the priority intervention
    • DEFIBRILLATE
    • If defibrillator unavailable CPR/AED
  7. If the VF doesn't stop w/one shock what do we do
    • continue w/CPR(airway management)
    • O2
    • drugs-vasopressin,epi,amiodarone,lidocaine,MS
    • alternating with defibrillators

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