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==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 06:08, 12 January 2012

2010 AHA Recommendation Changes

  • Routine use of cricoid pressure is NOT recommended
  • Airway adjunct is recommended while performing ventilation
  • Pulse/rhythm checks should only occur q2min
  • Most critical component is high-quality compressions
  • Atropine and cardiac pacing are NOT recommended for asystole/PEA

ECG Analysis

  1. Is the rhythm fast or slow?
  2. Are the QRS complexes wide or narrow?
  3. Is the rhythm regular or irregular?

BLS

Adult Pulseless Arrest

ACLS: Bradycardia

ACLS: Tachycardia

See Also

Source

  • AHA 2010 Guidelines for ACLS