Basic Meds - Acetaminophen Dose: Adult: 1000 mg PO Peds: 10...

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Acetaminophen Dose: Adult: 1000 mg PO Peds: 10 mg/kg PO Indications: Pain and fever control Contraindications (if any): hypersensitivity, children under 3, severe liver disease Albuterol (Pt. must have Rx) Dose: Adult: 2.5-5 mg (3 cc) via nebulizer continuously, x3 doses, if no history of cardiac disease and heart rate ≤150 Peds: 2.5 mg (3 cc) via nebulizer continuously, x3 doses, if no history of cardiac disease and heart rate ≤200 Indications: bronchospasm and asthma in COPD Contraindications (if any): hypersensitivity to the drug, history of cardiac disease, heart rate >150 in adults, >200 in pediatrics Aspirin Dose: Adult: 4 chewable baby aspirin (81 mg each) PO Peds: N/A Indications: chest pain suggestive of MI Contraindications (if any): hypersensitivity to salicylates, active ulcer disease, asthma Atropine (In Nerve Agent Kits) Dose: Adults: 1-2 mg IM Peds: Consult MC Route: Auto-Injector system only Indications: organophosphate poisoning (insecticides, pesticides, cyanide, mustard gas, Sarin) Contraindications (if any): None in emergency setting
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2011 for the course EMS 0000 taught by Professor Smith during the Winter '11 term at Lenoir Community College.

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Basic Meds - Acetaminophen Dose: Adult: 1000 mg PO Peds: 10...

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