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  1. Selected ingestions, not alcohol, ionic compounds or petroleum
    Activated Charcoal
  2. SVT, including those associated with accessory bypass tracts. Not atrial fibrillation or flutter.
    Adenosine
  3. Life threatening ventricular and supraventricular tachycardias in adults. Not for children. No contraindications.
    Amiodarone
  4. Ventricular dysrhythmias
    Lidocaine
  5. Hemodynamically comprimising PVCs
    Lidocaine
  6. Stable or unstable V-tach or V-fib
    Lidocaine
  7. Pulmonary Edema
    Furosemide (Lasix)
  8. Hypertensive Crisis
    Furosemide (Lasix)
  9. Hyperkalemia
    • Furosemide (Lasix)
    • Sodium Bicarbonate
  10. Symptomatic Bradycardia
    Atropine
  11. Bradycardic PEA
    Atropine
  12. Organophosphate Poisoning
    Atropine
  13. Ineffective or contraindicated for high level AV blocks (2nd degree type I and 3rd degree)
    • Atropine
    • Lidocaine
  14. Hypoglycemia when IV is unobtainable
    Glucagon
  15. Beta Blocker Overdose
    Glucagon
  16. Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose
    Glucagon
  17. Esophageal Obstruction (relaxes LES)
    Glucagon
  18. Chest pain thought to be cardiac in origin
    Nitroglycerin
  19. Acute pulmonary edema
    Nitroglycerin
  20. Hypertensive Crisis
    • Nitroglycerin
    • Furosemide (Lasix)
  21. Symptomatic Opiate Overdose w/respiratory depression
    Naloxone (Narcan)
  22. Clonidine OD
    Naloxone (Narcan)
  23. Hypoglycemia
    Dextrose (D50)
  24. Hyperkalemia (if given concurrently with insulin)
    Dextrose (D50)
  25. Acute chest pain thought to be cardiac in origin
    Aspirin
  26. Asthma
    Ipratroprium Bromide (Atrovent)
  27. Reversible bronchospasm associated with COPD
    Ipratroprium Bromide (Atrovent)
  28. Anaphylaxis
    • Ipratroprium Bromide (Atrovent)
    • Epinephrine
    • Albuterol
  29. Asthma
    Albuterol
  30. COPD
    Albuterol
  31. Wheezing associated with pulmonary edema
    Albuterol
  32. Shortness of Breath associated with pneumonia
    Albuterol
  33. Symptomatic Hyperkalemia
    Albuterol
  34. Hypotension (not used for trauma)
    Dopamine
  35. Bradycardia refractory to atropine and pacing
    Dopamine
  36. Pain
    Morphine
  37. Cardiac pain refractory to NTG
    Morphine
  38. Burns
    Morphine
  39. Acute Pulmonary Edema
    Morphine
  40. Cardiac Arrest
    Epinephrine
  41. Ventricular Fibrillation without a pulse
    Epinephrine
  42. Ventricular Tachycardia without a pulse
    • Epinephrine
    • Vasopressin
  43. PEA
    • Epinephrine
    • Vasopressin
  44. Bradycardia (as a drip)
    Epinephrine
  45. Bronchospasm/constriction
    Epinephrine
  46. Croup (racemic)
    Epinephrine
  47. Major Motor Seizures
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  48. Premedication for cardioversion or TCP
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  49. Sedation associated with intubation
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  50. Muscle Spasms
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  51. Acute Anxiety
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  52. Agitation (amphetamine or cocaine OD)
    • Diazepam (Valium)
    • Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)
  53. v-fib / v-tach in patients felt to be hypomagnesemic
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  54. Torsades de Pointes
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  55. refractory v-fib
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  56. preeclampsia and eclampsia
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  57. refractory bronchoconstriction
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  58. TCA OD (if QRS is wide)
    MAGNESIUM SULFATE
  59. Suspected or definite hemodynamically stable AMI
    METOPROLOL
  60. To control rapid ventricular rates associated with atrial fibrillationand atrial flutter
    DILTIAZEM (CARDIZEM)
  61. SVT refractory to adenosine
    DILTIAZEM (CARDIZEM)
  62. Ventricular fibrillation
    VASOPRESSIN
  63. TCA OD
    Sodium Bicarbonate
  64. Late in themanagement of cardiac arrest, if at all
    Sodium Bicarbonate
  65. Acute coronary syndrome
    CLOPIDOGREL (PLAVIX)

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