You are an emergency department registered nurse at a large university hospital. You have just finished successfully resuscitating a 48 year old man who was brought to you after having chest pain and collapsing at home. He arrived in ventricular fibrillation but after an extensive resuscitation is currently in sinus tachycardia with a blood pressure of 102/70. He currently requires no vasopressor medications to maintain his blood pressure. He remains unresponsive despite being normotensive and having normal blood glucose.
about 3–5 minutes
Question 1 of 5
Because he remains unresponsive you would expect to prepare for what intervention?
Question 2 of 5
Although you have gotten the patient a bed in the coronary care unit, he will most likely go where prior to the coronary care unit?
Question 3 of 5
It is important to maintain this patient's blood pressure at a level that will perfuse his major organs. The goal systolic pressure is:
Question 4 of 5
First line therapy to maintain a blood pressure post cardiac arrest is:
Question 5 of 5
A contraindication to Induction of Hypothermia post cardiac arrest is:
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