Chapter 12. Drugs and Delivery

  1. Pam Moule RN, DipN, DipNE, BSc(Hons), MSc, EdD Reader and
  2. John W. Albarran RN, DipN (Lon.), BSc (Hons), PG Dip Ed, MSc, DPhil NFESC Reader
  1. John W. Albarran RN, DipN (Lon.), BSc (Hons), PG Dip Ed, MSc, DPhil NFESC Reader and
  2. Paul Snelling Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 22 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316056.ch12

Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition

Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition

How to Cite

Albarran, J. W. and Snelling, P. (2009) Drugs and Delivery, in Practical Resuscitation for Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition (eds P. Moule and J. W. Albarran), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316056.ch12

Editor Information

  1. University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193542

Online ISBN: 9781444316056

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Keywords:

  • drugs and delivery;
  • adrenaline, atropine and amiodarone, within advanced life support (ALS) universal algorithm;
  • drugs commonly used in advanced resuscitation - dosage and modes of delivery;
  • peripheral versus central venous cannulation;
  • tracheal administration of drugs;
  • drug administration and patient group directives (PGDs);
  • cardiac arrest trolleys and first-line drugs;
  • drug calculations - resuscitation drug dosage expressed in number of ways;
  • drug-shock-CPR-rhythm check sequence;
  • amiodarone in out-of-hospital resuscitation of refractory sustained ventricular tachycardia (ARREST) trial

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aims

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Routes of Administration

  • Drug Administration

  • Drug Calculations

  • Other Drugs used in Cardiac Arrest

  • Review of Learning

  • Conclusion

  • References