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Unformatted text preview: 7. Resume chest compressions while the defibrillator is charging and the person selects the appropriate energy on the defibrillator (150-200 J biphasic for the first shock and 150-360 J biphasic for subsequent shocks). 8. Warn all rescuers other than the individual performing the chest compressions to “stand clear” and remove any oxygen delivery device as appropriate, give the shock. 9. Without reassessing the rhythm or feeling for a pulse, restart CPR using a ratio of 30:2, starting with chest compressions. 10. Continue CPR for 2 min; the team leader prepares the team for the next pause in CPR. 11. Pause briefly to check the monitor. If VF/VT, repeat steps 6 - 11 above and deliver a second shock. If VF/VT persists repeat steps 6 - 8 above and deliver a third shock. Resume chest compressions immediately and then give adrenaline 1 mg IV and amiodarone 300 mg IV while performing a further 2 min CPR....
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Cardiac arrest, chest compressions, amiodarone, Resusitation Council UK