Asystole or PEA

CPR for up to 3 minutes
and perform

 The Secondary ABCD Survey (more)

  • Airway: attempt to place airway device
  • Breathing: confirm and secure airway device, ventilate, oxygenation
  • Circulation: gain intravenous access; give adrenergic agent; consider antiarrhythmics, buffer agents, pacing
  • Epinephrine 1mg IV, repeat every 3 to 5 minutes
  • Differnential Diagnosis: search for and treat reversible causes

Algorithm Repeats

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