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Morphine
Terms Definitions
methylprednisolone
methylprednisolone

125-250mg IV, IM


Solu-Medrol
methylprednisolone
Solu-Medrol
mannitol
mannitol

1.5 - 2 g/kg


Osmotrol
mannitol
Osmotrol
D50
25 g

D50
lopressor
5 mg
dexamethasone
dexamethasone

4-24 mg


Decadron
heparin
heparin

5,000 U
procainamide
20 - 30 mg/min IV DRIP
up to 17 mg/kg

Pronestyl
procainamide
IV DRIP
meperidine


IV
meperidine

25-50mg IV


Demerol IV
meperidine


IV
Demerol IV
meperidine


IM
meperidine

50-100mg IM

Demerol IM
meperidine


IM
Demerol IM
vasopressin
40 units


Pitressin, (Vasopressor)
Solu-medrol

aka: methylprednisolone
Adult- asthma/COPD/anaphylaxis- 125-250

pedi- 1-2mg/kg

spinal cord injury- 30mg/kg over 15 min. After 45min an infusion of 5.4mg/kg/hr
Valium

aka: diazepam
Adults-
seizures: 5-10mgIV/IM
Acute anxiety: 2-5mg IV/IM
premedication: 5-15mg IV/IM

Pedi-
Seizures: .5-2mg IV/IM
Acute anxiety: .5-2mg IM
Premedication: .2-.5 mg/kg IV
verapamil
verapamil

2.5 - 5 mg
atropine


BRADYCARDIA
atropine

.5 - 1 mg


atropine
adenosine
adenosine

6 mg
12 mg
12 mg

Adenocard
etomidate
.1 - .3 mg/kg
promethazine
promethazine

12.5 - 25 mg

Phenegran
versed
1 - 2.5 mg
dobutamine
dobutamine

2 - 20 mcg/kg/min
diazepam


CARDIOVERSION
diazepam

5 - 15 mg

CARDIOVERSION
Valium
vecuronium
.08 - .1 mg/kg
Benadryl

aka: diphenhydramimine
Adult- 25-50mg

Pedi- 1-2 mg/kg
Decadron

aka: Dexamethasone
Adult- 4-24mg IV/IM

Pedi- .5-1mg/kg
epinephrine


ALLERGY
epinephrine

.3 - .5 mg SQ
1:1,000

ALLERGY
amiodarone
amiodarone

150 - 300 mg


Cordarone, Pacerone
Aspirin

aka: acetylsalicyclic acid
160-325mg PO
Aspirin

aka: acetylsalicyclic acid
Not recommended for pedis
lorazepam


SEDATION IV
lorazepam

.5 - 2 mg IV


ATIVAN
diazepam


ACUTE ANXIETY
diazepam

2 - 5 mg

ACUTE ANXIETY
Valium
diazepam


SIEZURE ACTIVITY
diazepam

5 - 10 mg

SIEZURE ACTIVITY
Valium
Dextrose

aka: D5W
Adult- 25g in 50 ml

Pedi- .5g/kg
methylprednisolone

*Loading Dose then
*DRIP

SPINAL CORD INJURY
methylprednisolone

Loading Dose:
30 mg/kg IV Bolus over 15 min

DRIP:
5.4 mg/kg/hr for 23 hours

Solu-Medrol
methylprednisolone

*Loading Dose then
*DRIP

SPINAL CORD INJURY
Solu-Medrol for Spinal Cord Injury

Loading Dose Followed by DRIP
magnesium

*Loading Dose then
*Drip

TORSADES DE POINTS
magnesium

Loading Dose: 1-2 g

DRIP: .5 - 1 g/hr IV

TORSADES DE POINTS
atropine


ORGAONPHOSPHATE POISONING
atropine

2 - 5 mg

ORGANOPHOSPHATE POISONING
atropine
Procanimide

aka:pronestyl
Adult- 20-30mg/min up to 17 mg/kg then 1.4 mg/min

Pedi- 15 mg/kg IV/IO over 30-60 minutes
Metropolol
5mg SIVP every 5 min. Total dose 15mg
morphine


IV Dosage
morphine

2.5 - 15 mg IV


morphine IV Dosage
albuterol
ALBUTEROL

2.5 mg in 2.5 - 3 ml NS


Proventil, Ventolin
Calcium Chloride
Adult- 2-4mg IV (10% solution)/ 10 min PRN

Pedi- 20 mg/kg IV (10% solution)/ 10 min PRN

*arrest with renal failure: 500mg/1g*
Furosemide

aka: lasix
1mg/kg. given in doses of 20 mg

*pedi dose is the same*
dopamine


STRAIGHT DOSAGE ACROSS THE BOARD
dopamine

2 - 20 mcg/kg/min

STRAIGHT DOSAGE ACROSS BOARD
morphine sulfate


BROAD RANGE ACROSS THE BOARD
morphine sulfate

2.5 - 15 mg


Morphine
Nitroglycerin

aka: nitrostat
.4mg (one spray) SL
up to 3 sprays/ 25 min
Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% solution
Adults and Pedi- 1mEq/kg IV then .05 mEq/kg every 10 min

Neonates use 4.2% solution
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