You are monitoring this patient after successful resuscitation. You note the above rhythm on the cardiac monitor and document a rhythm strip for the patient’s chart. She has no complaints and blood pressure is 110/70 mm Hg. Now you would:
give atropine 0.5 mg IV
give atropine 1 mg IV
start dopamine 2 to 10 ụg/kg per minute and titrate heart rate
prepare for transcutaneous pacing (place pacing pads, do not pace yet)
administer sedation and begin immediate transcutaneous pacing at 80 beats/min
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