Emt Drugs Express

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Emt Drugs Express
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  1. Dextrose
    • D50W, D25W
    • carbohydrate, antihypoglycemic
    • Ind: hypoglycemia, uknown unconscious
    • Contra: hyperglycemia
    • Adult: 0.5 – 1.0 g/kg of D50W slow IVP
    • Ped: 0.5-1.0 g/kg of D25W slow IVP
  2. Glucose
    • Glucose
    • Ind: hypoglycemia
    • Contra: unconscious, hyperglycemia
    • Dosage: 25g
  3. Glucagon
    • Glucagon
    • hormone, antihypoglycemic
    • Ind: hypoglycemia
    • Contra: Hypersensitivity to pork/beef, Hyperglycemia, Pheochromocytoma
    • Adult: 1.0mg IM
    • Ped: <5yrs 0.5mg IM, >5yrs 1.0mg IM
  4. Aspirin, ASA
    • Acetylsalicylic Acid
    • Anticoagulant, Analgesia/anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic
    • Ind: ACS suggestive of MI
    • Contra: hypersensitivity + asthma, GU bleed
    • Adult: 160-325 mg chewed as soon as possible
  5. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostate/Nitrate)
    • Nitroglycerin
    • Antianginal Vasodilating
    • Ind: ACS with ischemic chest pain
    • Contra: hypersesitivity, no IV, hypotension, cardiac tamponade, pericarditis, Sildenafil severe brady & tachy cardia
    • Adult: 0.4mg SL
  6. Adrenalin
    • Epinepherine
    • adrenergic agonist (sympathomimetic)
    • Ind: anaphylaxis
    • Contra: none
    • Adult: 0.3mg IM
    • Ped: 0.01mg/kg !>0.3 mg IM
  7. Atrovent
    • Ipatropium bromide
    • bronchiodialator, anti-acetylcholinergic
    • Ind: Bronchospasm
    • Contra: hypersensitivity to atropine or its dervitives
    • Adult: 250-500mcg nebulized in 2.5-3.0 NS
    • Ped: 125- 250mcg nebulized in 2.5 -3.0 NS
  8. Ventolin
    • Salbutamol
    • bronchodialator, b2-selective adrenergic agonist (sympathomimetic)
    • Ind: Bronchospasm + asthma + COPD
    • Contra: Hypersensitivity, severe tachycardia
    • Adult: 2.5-5.0mg nebulized in 2.5-5.0 ml NS
    • Ped: 0.15mg/kg nebulized in 2.5 - 3.0 ml NS

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