Thursday, June 5, 2014

PALS Medication Quiz

PALS Medications:  Match the dosage with the correct medication.

First line drug in pediatric pulseless VF/VT
a. Lidocaine
b. Epinephrine
c. Amiodarone
d. Atropine

This medication is used in pediatric shock and is given as a continuous infusion mcg/kg/min
a. Lidocaine
b. Dopamine
c. Amiodarone
d. Epinephrine

Used to treat unstable bradycardia secondary to a heart block
a. Lidocaine
b. Epinephrine
c. Amiodarone
d. Atropine

May be considered for wide complex tachycardia with uniform looking QRS complexes
a. Adenosine
b. Epinephrine
c. Dopamine
d. Atropine

Used as a first line drug for symptomatic SVT in pediatric patients.
a. Adenosine
b. Epinephrine
c. Amiodarone
d. Lidocaine


Answers


1.   b. Epinephrine
2.   b. Dopamine
3.   d. Atropine
4.   a. Adenosine
5.   a. Adenosine

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