EMS Protocols

  1. First-line drug for cardiac arrest?
    Epi 1:10,000
  2. Drugs used for non-life threatening allergic reactions?
    Benadryl, Epi 1:1000, Solu-medrol
  3. Every patient must have a minimum of how many sets of vitals?
    2 sets of vitals
  4. You have a patient who has been stung by a jellyfish what are the steps to be taken?
     Move patient to safety, rinse with seawater, rinse with vinegar, rinse with isopropyl alcohol, treat for pain
  5. You must check what before and after splinting?
    PMS- Pulse, Motor, Sense
  6. What medication is used for smoke inhalation?
  7. What drug to use for overdose and specifically, what kind of overdose?
    Narcan, opioid overdose
  8. What is COPD? and what treatment is recommended in severe cases?
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, CPAP
  9. What are the oxygen settings for the various oxygen equipment used by SCFD?
    • Nasal Cannula 2-6 LPM
    • Non-Rebreather 10-15 LPM
    • CPAP Overrides oxygen setting
    • Nebulizer 8 LPM
  10. How do you treat for shock?
    Tredenlenburg's position, IV fluids, keep patient warm
  11. Blood sugar level to watch out for?
    Blood sugar below 70
  12. What type of dressing to use on a skin tear?
    Telfa Pad
  13. Drug used for Nausea and Vomiting
  14. Do not oxygenate stroke patients above what percentage?
  15. Normal Capnography range?
  16. Define accidental hypothermia
    dropping ones core temperature below 95F unintentionally
  17. What kind of treatment do drowning victims receive and if the patient is under what age, what happens?
    CPAP, 16, Bay-flite to all childrens
  18. Drugs used for combative patients?
    Haldol, Versed, Benadryl
  19. 5 H's and 2 T's?
    Hypoglycemia, Hypothermia, Hypovolemia, Hypoxia, Hydrogen Ion(acidosis), Tension Pneumothorax,Toxins
  20. Shockable Rhythms?
    V-Tac, V-fib
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EMS Protocols
EMS Protocols