October 13, 2018

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
For stable patients with ventricular tachycardia, amiodarone (3-5 mg/kg IV over 20 minutes) is the best choice, with reported successful termination of up to 90%. Procainamide (30-50 mg/min IV, up to a total of 18 mg/kg) is a second-line agent.