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Cardiology and Resuscitation,

1. Your cardiac arrest patient has a return of spontaneous circulation.  The patient's blood pressure has dropped below 90 systolic and medical direction has ordered an Epinephrine infusion.  What is the correct formula?


2. What is the correct conduction rate of the rhythm strip below?


3. You and your AEMT partner are dispatched to a 34-year-old male with chest pain. As you approach the patient you notice he is breathing fast and holding his chest. He is able to talk to you in complete sentences and does not appear to have a diminished LOC. He states he has been under a lot of emotional stress with work and just found out his girlfriend is pregnant. He also tells you he does not have a cardiac history and feels light headed. Your partner obtains a set of vital signs while you attach a cardiac monitor. Your partner relates that the patient is breathing at 27 breaths per minute, has a blood pressure of 98/62, and a rapid pulse. Once you have the monitor attached you observe sinus tach at 175 beats a minute with a narrow QRS. After attaching oxygen and having your partner start an IV, what would be the next appropriate intervention?  


4. You are assessing a patient who has a blood pressure of 105/60, pulse is 101 and respirations are at 19. They state that if they stand up after lying down for a while they get dizzy and feel like they are going to pass out. This patient is most likely suffering from:


5. You are performing CPR on a man in cardiac arrest. Which of the following choices would you administer first?


6. In which 2 leads on a 12 lead can you commonly identify a Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB)?


7. You have successfully defibrillated a patient in ventricular fibrillation. The patient has a return of spontaneous circulation but is still unresponsive. Which of the following would be most appropriate in your care?

 


8. What range of degrees is Extreme Right Axis Deviation?


9. What is the first dosage of adenosine that should be given?


10. If a patient has a positive QRS in Lead I and a negative QRS in Lead AVF, how would you describe their Axis Deviation?