II. Conditions

III. Background

  1. Mnemonic: 6H 6T

VI. Causes: Other

  1. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (5% of Cardiac Arrests)
    1. Cardiac Arrest triggered by Catecholamine surge, Macrophage infiltration into left ventricle

VII. Management: Empiric Therapies

  1. Six empiric therapies to consider in Cardiac Arrest
  2. Mnemonic: "Never Carry Bling Through Gloomy Antwerp"
    1. Needle
      1. Emergency Pericardiocentesis (Cardiac Tamponade)
      2. Needle Thoracostomy (Tension Pneumothorax)
    2. Calcium
      1. Calcium Chloride stabilize Myocardium (Hyperkalemia)
    3. Blood (or fluid Resuscitation)
      1. NS or LR bolus (Hypovolemic shock)
    4. Thrombolytics
      1. Massive Pulmonary Embolism
    5. Glucose
      1. Hypoglycemia
    6. Antidote
      1. Toxin Antidote
  3. References
    1. Strayer in Herbert (2015) EM:Rap 15(8): 4-5

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