Protocol 2-968 - V-Fib / Pulseless V-Tach

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


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NEMSIS Protocol: 9914017 - Cardiac Arrest-Ventricular Fibrillation/Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia

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Change Log:

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10/04/13pdfChanged witnessed pediatric energy from 2 J/kg to 4 J/kg.
12/12/14pdfAdded 20 min of CPR before movement.
12/12/14pdfAdded consider Gastric Tube.
12/12/14pdfAdded consider Gastric Tube.
12/15/14Replaced CPR with CCR.
03/31/15Reverted to CPR per medical director.
04/03/15Moved Gastric Tube to Protocol 6-110 - Rapid/Delayed Sequence Intubation (RSI).
04/03/15Moved Gastric Tube to Protocol 6-110 - Rapid/Delayed Sequence Intubation (RSI).
05/31/15Replaced BLS sections with refer to Protocol 6-025 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
11/17/15Added comment to consider biphasic energy doses.
06/08/16pdfAdded comment to contact medical control for dual sequential defibrillation after five unsuccessful defibrillations.
08/24/17pdfRemoved Ativan.
09/20/17Modified pediatric Versed dosages.
08/03/18pdfPer Dr. Kramer, changed Mag Sulfate administration from 15-20 min to 2 min.
08/03/18pdfPer Dr. Kramer, changed Mag Sulfate administration from 15-20 min to 2 min.
08/24/18Added option for Epi drip over five min.
04/06/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 2-140 - Ventricular Fibrillation (V-FibV-Tach).
04/06/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 2-120 - Torsades de Pointes.
06/06/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online
11/30/21Updated link to Amiodarone.

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