NCTI- Pharmacology- Indications

  1. Acetylsalicylic Acid
    • Acute myocardial infarction
    • Thrombotic stroke
  2. Morphine Sulfate
    • Moderate to severe pain
    • Chest pain of suspected myocardial origin
    • Pulmonary Edema from Congestive Heart Failure with or without chest pain
    • Burns
  3. Activated Charcoal
    Suspected ingestion of drugs or chemicals
  4. Nitroglycerin
    • Chest pain of cardiac origin
    • Acute pulmonary edema
  5. Oxygen
    • Increase oxygen demand
    • Hypoxemia or hypoxia
    • Chest pain of myocardial origin, cardiovascular compromise or emergencies
    • Respiratory insufficiency
    • Neurological diseases or disorders
    • Hypoperfusion state or trauma
  6. Diazepam
    • Generalized seizure activity and status epilepticus
    • Sedation prior to cardioversion or pacing of a conscious patient
    • Acute anxiety
    • Muscle relaxer
    • Chemical restraint
  7. Midazolam
    • Seizures
    • Premedication for synchronized cardioversion/TCP
    • One of the premeditations for RSI
  8. Naloxone
    Known or suspected narcotic overdoses with inadequate respiratory function
  9. Glucagon
    • ALOC with hypoglycemia when no IV can be established
    • Beta-Blocker OD
  10. Dextrose 50% in water (D50W)
    ALOC due to documented or suspected hypoglycemia
  11. Thiamine
    • Coma associated with delirium tremens (DTs) or alcohol withdrawal prior to Dextrose
    • Alcoholism or malnutrition
    • Coma of unknown origin
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NCTI- Pharmacology- Indications
NCTI- Pharmacology- Indications