743. Receptor effects of amiodarone, dose in arrest, dose in VT or SVT with poor perfusion / Procainamide dose / Lidocaine infusion dose / Cause of arrest in adults vs. pediatrics January 4th, 2009 by reuben in resus Back Top Tags: card 742. Nipride dose / Should fixed & dilated pupils postarrest be attributed to atropine? / Indications for IV calcium / Magnesium dose / Mechanism of action of adenosine 744. How to know if the laryngeal and tracheal axes are aligned / Intervention to align these axes in infant, small child, large child/adult // ETT cuff pressure is OK when air leak is heard at how many cm H20 pressure? / Rule for estimating depth of ETT / Mnemonic for deterioration post-intubation Responses to “743. Receptor effects of amiodarone, dose in arrest, dose in VT or SVT with poor perfusion / Procainamide dose / Lidocaine infusion dose / Cause of arrest in adults vs. pediatrics” Dosages recommended by the AHA: Amiodarone: 150 mg given over 10 minutes and repeated if necessary, followed by a 1 mg/min infusion for 6 hours, followed by 0.5 mg/min. Total dose over 24 hours should not exceed 2.2 g. Procainamide: 20 to 50 mg/min until arrhythmia suppressed, hypotension ensues, or QRS prolonged by 50%, or total cumulative dose of 17 mg/kg; or 100 mg every 5 minutes until arrhythmia is controlled or other conditions described above are met reuben at 2011-02-13 14:21 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Please post any discussion to the emupdates Reddit page.